Politics in Action: Asylum in Australia

Gordon Greenwood Building
Sat 24 August, 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)

A hands-on experience of studying politics and international studies at UQ.

Few issues have been as significant or divisive in Australian politics in the 21st century as our treatment of asylum-seekers, especially those arriving by boat.

Experience studying politics and international studies at UQ as we respond to this real-world issue in a hands-on and engaging way.

Learn from world-class teaching staff and gain a greater understanding of how the Australian government approaches the complex and global issue of asylum seekers.

You’ll walk away with a new understanding of Australian politics and insights into international relations, public policy and political philosophy and really find out if a career in this area is for you!

What's involved

  • Hands-on experience working on a real-life issue that will show how you can make a real difference in the world
  • Information on undergraduate study options in political science, international relations, peace and conflict studies, and public policy at UQ
  • Guided tour of our beautiful campus
  • Showbag full of goodies and information to help you understand your study options
  • Afternoon tea and an opportunity to talk one-on-one with lecturers and students from the School of Political Science and International Studies.

Who can attend?

  • Secondary school students from Queensland, interstate or international students
  • Mature aged students
  • Parents and guardians
  • Careers advisors
  • Teachers and principals.

Room 215, Gordon Greenwood Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072