Pre-departure online briefing


This pre-departure information has been designed to support you in your transition to Australia.

Preparing for your studies at UQ is a busy time, so we've prepared the following online resources to make the process of starting at UQ a little easier. 

Pre-departure guide and presentation

The presentation and guide provide you with pre-departure information about preparing for travel, arriving in Australia, and getting started at UQ. It discusses issues you should be considering both prior to arrival and during your first week in Brisbane.

Download the Pre-departure presentation (PDF, 15MB)

Download the Pre-departure guide (PDF, 2MB)

Plan Your Arrival webinar

If you missed our recent Plan Your Arrival webinar – or want to watch it again – it's now available online: 

Watch on Vimeo Watch on Youku

Important dates on arrival

Compulsory Getting Started Session

Three times per week, starting 11 June 2018

Accommodation Information Session

13-20 July

English for Academic Communication

Classes held in Weeks 3–8 of semester

Jump Start Academic Preparation Program

Dates coming up soon

Orientation Week

16–20 July 2018

Market Day

18 July 2018

Important dates for Semester 2, 2018

Last date to request a program change through mySI-net

13 July 2018

Due date to enrol for international students

20 July 2018

Semester 2 classes commence

23 July 2018

Last date for addition or substitution of courses

3 August 2018

Due date for payment of fees and charges

3 August 2018

Census Date – last date to drop courses or cancel enrolment without financial liability

31 August 2018

Last date to drop courses or cancel enrolment without academic penalty

31 August 2018

Semester 2 classes end

27 October 2018

Semester 2 examination period

3–17 November 2018

Semester 2 ends

 17 November 2018

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