Calendar of Events

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

Major Events for your diary:

  • UQ Art Museum Special Exhibition ‘Philanthropists and Collections(on display from 11 March – 4 June 2017): White gloves talk (NOW FULL, 3 May 2017).
  • NEW EVENT Concert, in connection with the ‘Philanthropists and Collections‘ exhibition. A one hour program, with performances by UQ’s School of Music Chamber Singers and a small number of instrumental accompanists (UQ Art Museum, 11am, 7th May, 2017) .
  • UQ Alumni Book Fair Alumni Friends’ UQ Alumni Book Fair: Saturday 22 April 2017 to Wednesday 26 April 2017 (UQ Centre, St Lucia campus. See poster for details. Note Anzac Day opening hours 12noon to 5pm).
  • Nominations for 2017 Alumnus of the Year Award due 5pm, Friday 5 May 2017
  • Alumni Friends’ 51st AGM: 13th May 2017, 930am (Women’s College). Guest speaker: Mr Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor, The University of Queensland
  • Great Court Race : 24 May 2017
  • Alumni Friends Golden Jubilee Gala Lunch, 15 July 2017 (booking form available here): A celebratory lunch, with our special guest, David Malouf AO, ‘in conversation’ with Madonna King (David Malouf AO was the 1992 Inaugural UQ Alumnus of the Year. Canapés and welcome drink 12:30pm, Lunch served from 1.00pm, Women’s College, St Lucia).
  • Betty Fletcher Presentation: A Special Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series Lecture Program Event (2pm, Sunday, 13 August 2017), reflecting on donations by Betty Fletcher to the R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum and an update on the Summer Scholar research into Recipients of the Betty Fletcher Memorial Travelling Scholarship (Scholarship established by Friends of Antiquity).
  • 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 ‘Ode to Joy’ (School of Music ): Sunday, 15 October 2017
  • R D Milns Antiquities Museum Special Exhibition: Opening 27 October 2017 (530pm for 6pm, R D Milns Antiquities Museum)
  • Alumni Friends’ December 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

  • 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)