Everyone is encouraged to come along to UQ's St Lucia Open Day on Sunday 4 August.
Everyone is encouraged to come along to UQ's St Lucia Open Day on Sunday 4 August.
31 July 2013

Thousands of people are expected to flock to The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Open Day on Sunday 4 August for a taste of life at UQ.

Event Coordinator Jessica Hannant said Open Day, one of the largest events on UQ’s calendar, offered students and their families an insight into vibrant university life.

“Last year more than 18,000 visitors attended more than 250 seminars, presentations and demonstrations,” Miss Hannant said.

“Open Day is a chance to enjoy some great entertainment while getting advice and the answers to any questions about studying at UQ.

"Visitors can explore the campus and facilities, talk to passionate staff and discover the wide range of opportunities offered to UQ students.

"There will be seminars covering a range of topics, including scholarships,exchange opportunities, and tips from current students, ," Miss Hannant said.

Over 80 information booths in the UQ Centre will offer personalised advice about studying at UQ and student support services.

Visitors can use the online planner to develop a personalised itinerary for the day, visit www.youruq.com/openday.

A UQ Open Day app is also available free from the App Store and Google Play to help visitors on the day.

Regular bus, train and CityCat services will be operating, and free parking is available on campus. Please visit Translink for public transport timetables.

The University of Queensland is one of Australia's leading institutions, with a domestic and international reputation for research and teaching excellence.

UQ’s St Lucia Open Day covers programs offered across all campuses.

UQ’s Ipswich and Gatton campuses will hold Open Day events later in August that focus on programs specific to those locations.

For more information visit youruq.com/openday.

UQ Open Days

St Lucia: Sunday, August 4 – 9am to 3pm Ipswich: Wednesday, August 7 – 2:30pm to 6:30pm Gatton: Sunday, August 18 – 9:30am to 3pm

Media: Jessica Hannant, Office of Marketing and Communications, 3365 1535 or j.hannant@uq.edu.au