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University life

Life at UQ is about more than just study.

Uni life starts here

From clubs and societies to art and museums, our campuses play host to events, facilities and more that ensure your uni life is as full as you want it to be.

 
What's on
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What's on

Parties, performances, festivals and films – find a UQ Life event to match your interests.

Join the club
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Join the club

We have over 200 clubs and societies – find your crew, pursue your hobbies or try something new.

Music to your ears
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Music to your ears

Classical to contemporary: our School of Music hosts concerts and seminars on and off campus.

Welcome to your new home

Safe, friendly and fun – it’s easy to love living in Brisbane.

Our city is home to people from more than 200 nationalities, who speak 220 languages. Come find the perfect balance between a big-city lifestyle, natural beauty and 300 days of sunshine.

Learn about living in Brisbane
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Campuses, services and research sites

Discover our innovative learning spaces and a diverse range of facilities, services and shops.

Build your support network

We have resources designed to help at every stage of your UQ journey.

Settling in

Settle in to uni life quicker with guides on everything from Orientation to campus safety.

Wellbeing

Take advantage of our programs and services aimed at improving your overall wellbeing.

Study skills

Learn study skills that will help you through uni and beyond.

Disability support

Review all services that help make UQ accessible and welcoming for all students.

Faith & religion

Read more about our multi-faith chaplaincy.

Careers & employability

Get help in planning and transitioning to your future career.

Settle in to your studies

Getting to know an unfamiliar campus, making new friends, grappling with complex ideas, juggling responsibilities – starting university can all feel a little overwhelming. We can help.

Get help adjusting to UQ
Students working in the Advanced Engineering Building

Life beyond the classroom

From clubs and societies to art and museums, our campuses play host to events, facilities and more that ensure your uni life is as full as you want it to be.

What's on
A group of people watching a film.

What's on

Parties, performances, festivals and films – find a UQ Life event to match your interests.

Join the club
Students laughing as they look at a laptop screen.

Join the club

We have over 200 clubs and societies – find your crew, pursue your hobbies or try something new.

Music to your ears
Close up of a piano keyboard.

Music to your ears

Classical to contemporary: our School of Music hosts concerts and seminars on and off campus.

Campuses, services and research sites

Discover our innovative learning spaces and a diverse range of facilities, services and shops.

Keep more than your mind active at UQ

When it comes to keeping fit, healthy and happy while you study, we've got you covered.

Build your support network

We have resources designed to help at every stage of your UQ journey.

Settling in

Settle in to uni life quicker with guides on everything from Orientation to campus safety.

Wellbeing

Take advantage of our programs and services aimed at improving your overall wellbeing.

Study skills

Learn study skills that will help you through uni and beyond.

Disability support

Review all services that help make UQ accessible and welcoming for all students.

Faith & religion

Read more about our multi-faith chaplaincy.

Careers & employability

Get help in planning and transitioning to your future career.

Settle in to your studies

Getting to know an unfamiliar campus, making new friends, grappling with complex ideas, juggling responsibilities – starting university can all feel a little overwhelming. We can help.

 
Get help adjusting to UQ
Students working in the Advanced Engineering Building

Living in Brisbane

Brisbane isn't just a city – it's your gateway to a region full of things to see and do. With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, it easy to explore the city and beyond.

Find out more
A student waiting for a bus at the UQ Lakes bus stop.

Sport and fitness

When it comes to keeping fit, healthy and happy while you study, UQ Sport has you covered. Along with world-class exercise facilities and venues, we offer a huge range of clubs open to all students!

Learn more about UQ Sport
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Experience UQ for yourself

Come and see what life's really like at UQ.

Student ambassadors hand out tote bags at Open Day.

Check out UQ events

Our Open Days, education fairs, student experience programs and advice nights make it easy to find your feet.

A group of students sitting together near the Biological Sciences Library at St Lucia campus.

Student stories

Hear about life at UQ and get unique and helpful perspectives from past and current international students. 

Book a campus tour

Get to know our campuses and facilities, talk to our student ambassadors and have all of your questions answered.

Sign up for a tour
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