If you’re into live gigs, the festival atmosphere, or even if symphonies are your thing, music can be a big part of your time at UQ.
You can find cultural exhibitions in our many on-campus museums, showcasing dedicated spaces for the arts, science, antiquities and anthropology.
The Schonell Theatre screens current, classic and independent movies, and houses live theatre performances all under the same roof.
From taking part in Australian classic sports like rugby, cricket and AFL (Australian Football League) to balancing your studies with yoga, pilates or a relaxing swim, or even seeking out a social game of dodgeball, you will have plenty of ways to keep fit, healthy and happy while you’re studying with us.
UQ Sport offers hundreds of sports and activities to help you keep active. Located across UQ’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses, venues are open to UQ students all year round and provide some of Brisbane’s best sport and fitness facilities.
UQ Union is all over keeping your social calendar buzzing – after all, what's a university experience without some truly magnificent parties? We do our very best to ensure you enjoy a healthy balance of study and play.
If getting your groove on alongside fellow students isn’t your idea of a good time, there's also a range of industry nights if you’re keen to get a step ahead career-wise, as well as weekly events like Wednesday Market Day and free breakfast Tuesdays. Plus, BBQs as often as we can find a reason to have one.
Get an education. And a life. We wouldn't have it any other way.
UQ Union (UQU) is run by students, for students. With a mission to make your life at UQ more rewarding – ranging from enhancing academic pursuits to satisfying social necessities – UQU offers a range of services and support aimed specifically at enhancing your experience.
UQU also represents students on important university committees, ensuring you receive unbiased support, representation and a voice on university matters.