Calendar of Events

The latest calendar of events is summarised here (calendar as at July 2017). Please check back as this is regularly updated.

Major Events for your diary:

  • Fryer Library Exhibition of materials donated by Alumni Friends’ Bookhouse team (and/or purchased with funds donated by Alumni Friends), June-August 2017.
  • SS&H Library Exhibition: 50 Stories (Level One),  June-August 2017.
  • Betty Fletcher Presentation: Dr Janette McWilliam, Mr James Donaldson & Ms Jaime Cubit  “Betty Fletcher: Lover of Wisdom, Lover of Beauty, Lover of Humanity” Launch of the mini exhibition in the Forgan Smith Building & overview of the online exhibition celebrating the role Betty Fletcher played as an alumna of the University, supporter of Classics and Ancient History and donor to the R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum. A Special Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series Lecture Program Event (2pm, Sunday, 13 August 2017), reflecting on donations by Betty Fletcher, and an update on the Summer Scholar research into Recipients of the Betty Fletcher Memorial Travelling Scholarship (Scholarship established by Friends of Antiquity). Details available here.
  • Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History Alumni Friends Event: 22 August 2017, 9:30am morning tea in the Board Room, followed by small group conducted tours of the Museum and the heritage-listed building.
  • UQ 3MT®Final (13 September 2017, event by invitation only): To include the presentation of 8 Alumni Friends Golden Jubilee Bursaries
  • Courting the Greats: 11 October 2017 (5:30pm for a 6:00pm start. Great Court, St Lucia Campus). RSVP essential (details available nearer the time).
  • Alumni Friends Golden Jubilee QPAC Concert(School of Music, performance by the UQ Symphony Orchestra): Sunday, 15 October 2017 (2pm. A limited number of free tickets, generously provided by the School of Music, will be available via the office).
  • R D Milns Antiquities Museum Special Exhibition: Opening 27 October 2017 (530pm for 6pm, R D Milns Antiquities Museum)
  • Alumni Friends’ UQ Alumni Book & Music Sale: November date to be advised (8am-2pm, St Lucia Village Shopping Centre, 1/217 Hawken Drive, St Lucia, QLD 4072)


  • Alumni Friends’ Easter UQ Alumni Book & Music Sale: Date to be advised (8am-2pm, St Lucia Village Shopping Centre, 1/217 Hawken Drive, St Lucia, QLD 4072)
  • 2018 AGM: 19th May, 2018.