6 August 2013

The public will have the chance to discover study options in Ipswich, when The University of Queensland Ipswich Campus holds an open day on August 7 from 2.30pm to 6.30pm.

UQ Ipswich Open Day is a chance for visitors to get advice and answers about studying at UQ.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Rix said visitors could explore the campus and facilities, and talk to staff and current students, while discovering the range of opportunities available.

“The open day will feature seminars covering a range of topics, including program information, scholarships, transition to university and tours of the specialised teachings facilities available at Ipswich,” Professor Rix said.

“With sweeping views of Ipswich, the learning environment is based on UQ’s tradition of teaching excellence and graduate outcomes,” Professor Rix said.

“Today there are around 1800 students enrolled at the Ipswich campus in fields including arts, health sciences, medicine, paramedic science, nursing and midwifery,” Professor Rix said.

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

Regular bus and train services will be operating, and free parking is available on campus.

UQ Ipswich is also the home of UQ College, which offers programs up to associate degree level.

The University of Queensland is a comprehensive university, recognised as a leading teaching institution and one of the top research universities nationally.
What: UQ Ipswich Campus Open Day

Where: UQ Ipswich Campus, 11 Salisbury Road Ipswich

When: Wednesday 7 August 2011, 2:30pm to 6:30pm

Map of UQ Ipswich Campus.

Media: Jessica Freiberg (07 3381 1068, 0421 587 278, j.freiberg@uq.edu.au