Events and workshops

Learn more about Student-Staff Partnership opportunities and connect with the community.

Want to learn how to join a Student-Staff Partnership (SSP) and make a difference at UQ?

Register for upcoming information sessions and workshops to be guided through the partnership journey and to find out how you can participate.

Join us for networking and social events to connect with the SSP community and share your partnership experiences and learnings.

Upcoming events and workshops

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  • Pushing Past Performance Anxiety

    Starts: 20 Feb 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 10:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-223 Workshop A
    Remaining places: 449
    Learn practical skills and strategies derived from various therapies to reduce the impact performance anxiety has on your journey to success.
  • Pushing Past Performance Anxiety

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 10:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-223 Workshop A
    Remaining places: 30
    Learn practical skills and strategies derived from various therapies to reduce the impact performance anxiety has on your journey to success.
  • Surveys in Qualtrics. Online

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 33
    This session covers the basics for creating and managing a survey in Qualtrics
  • Online - Studying Effectively for Exams

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Remaining places: 389
    Studying for exams doesn't start in Study Week - it starts in week 1 of semester. This workshop focuses on effective learning techniques and strategies to ensure that you are well prepared for exams.
  • Art and Psyche: Discover my Self through Art

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-223 Workshop A
    Remaining places: 16
    Two powerful tools are brought together, art-based therapy and the personality system, to explore the parts of your personality that carry deep subconscious emotions. Greater awareness of your emotional world reveals the deeper authentic Self.
  • SSP Projects – How to submit a project idea

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 12:00 pm
    Want to know more about Student-Staff Partnership projects and how you can submit a project idea? Come along to this information session to learn how students and staff can submit a proposal for a SSP project.
  • Publish your course reading list for UQ teaching staff

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 12:45 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 25
    UQ teaching and professional staff, join this 45-minute session to learn how to publish your course reading list.
  • R&D with Harry Parekh

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 12:15 pm
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: Dutton Park, Seminar Room 5034
    R&D Showcase
  • Python Training (1 of 4): The fundamentals

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 9
    Get started with Python and the Spyder IDE with this hands-on introductory session.
  • Mindfulness Inside and Out

    Starts: 28 May 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 May 2024, 3:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-216 Workshop B
    Remaining places: 29
    Mindfulness and the personality system are brought together to broaden self-awareness and strengthen the calm, clarity, and confidence within. With some practical guidance and training, mindfulness can develop into a way of life that brings greater focus and effectiveness in everything we do.
  • Excel: Data Analysis

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 16
    This course focuses on using tools to assist users in analysing their data using Microsoft Excel.
  • Foundations and Frontiers: An Introduction to Machine Learning for Interdisciplinary Research

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Hawken Engineering Building (50), 50-S201
    Remaining places: 47
    This seminar aims to introduce High Degree Research (HDR) students from diverse disciplines to the fundamental concepts and evolving applications of machine learning (ML)
  • Cuppa & Careers (St Lucia Campus, Session 1)

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 18
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then join us for a Cuppa and connect with other students and members from the Careers team.
  • Cuppa & Careers (St Lucia Campus, Session 2)

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 22
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then join us for a Cuppa and connect with other students and members from the Careers team.
  • UQ R User Group (UQRUG)

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig North Central Library (12), Training room 12-N109, and on Zoom
    Remaining places: 28
    Skill-sharing and collaborative problem solving session for UQ's R user community
  • Literature searching skills

    Starts: 29 May 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 29 May 2024, 3:30 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 54
    For hospital staff. Learn how to create a well-structured literature search and use it to locate sound evidence on your topic using research databases, including PubMed.
  • Generative Artificial Intelligence. Hands-on Session. Online

    Starts: 30 May 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 30 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 27
    The aim of this course is to experiment with generative artificial intelligence tools for summarising and creating content
  • Digital Research Notebook (LabArchives) for advanced users - session 1

    Starts: 30 May 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 30 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 27
    This workshop is designed for experienced users covering topics such as how to use Folder Monitor and MS Office and any new features.
  • Digital Research Notebook (LabArchives) for advanced users - session 2

    Starts: 30 May 2024, 11:15 am
    Finishes: 30 May 2024, 12:15 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 27
    This workshop is designed for experienced users covering topics such as how to use smart notebook features.
  • Digital Research Notebook (LabArchives) for advanced users - session 3

    Starts: 30 May 2024, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 30 May 2024, 2:30 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 26
    This workshop is designed for experienced users covering topics such as how to do custom widget creation.
  • R data visualisation with RStudio and ggplot2: intermediate

    Starts: 31 May 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 31 May 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 35
    Create beautiful plots with RStudio and ggplot2's grammar of graphics
  • Art For Wellbeing

    Starts: 31 May 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 31 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-216 Workshop B
    Remaining places: 14
    Discover the healing potential of Art-based therapy
  • IMB - Communicate research persuasively

    Starts: 31 May 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 31 May 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Queensland Bioscience Precint (80), 3.142 / 3.146
    Part of IMB program
  • Art Therapy (One-on-One)

    Starts: 31 May 2024, 3:00 pm
    Finishes: 31 May 2024, 3:55 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 0
    Individual art therapy
  • Art Therapy (One-on-One)

    Starts: 31 May 2024, 4:00 pm
    Finishes: 31 May 2024, 4:55 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 0
    Individual art therapy
  • Introduction to Digital Research Notebook (LabArchives)

    Starts: 3 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 3 Jun 2024, 11:00 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 87
    This online training via zoom will cover how to set up a LabArchives account and request a notebook in UQRDM and demonstrate major features of the notebook.
  • Art Therapy (One-on-One)

    Starts: 3 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Finishes: 3 Jun 2024, 3:50 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 0
    Individual art therapy
  • Art Therapy (One-on-One)

    Starts: 3 Jun 2024, 4:00 pm
    Finishes: 3 Jun 2024, 4:55 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 0
    Individual art therapy
  • Python Training (2 of 4): Data analysis and transformation with pandas

    Starts: 4 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 4 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 29
    Pandas is a popular module that introduces data frames to Python, and provides many powerful tools to clean, explore, transform and even visualise your data
  • Word: Styles and Structure. In person

    Starts: 5 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 5 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 22
    This class covers formatting basic documents using Styles and is suitable for Microsoft Word users of any experience level.
  • Statistics with Python

    Starts: 5 Jun 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 5 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Hawken Engineering Building (50), 50-N201
    Remaining places: 61
    This talk will explore how the convergence of statistics and Python can help students across different disciplines to foster statistical thinking and develop a deeper understanding of the data.
  • NVivo: Next Steps

    Starts: 6 Jun 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 6 Jun 2024, 12:30 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 18
    NVIVO facilitates the analysis of qualitative data in a research project. This session builds on the "Essentials for Getting Started" and enables users to expand the use of NVivo tools to help take their exploration further.
    • *Pre-requisite: "NVivo - Essentials for Getting Started"
  • UQ Python User Group

    Starts: 6 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 6 Jun 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig North Central Library (12), Training room 12-N109, and on Zoom
    Remaining places: 35
    UQ Python User Group is a gathering for Python users of all skills. We help each other solve problems, share resources and tips, and simply hang out as part of a community.
  • SSP Projects – How to submit a project idea

    Starts: 6 Jun 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Jun 2024, 2:30 pm
    Want to know more about Student-Staff Partnership projects and how you can submit a project idea? Come along to this information session to learn how students and staff can submit a proposal for a SSP project.
  • R and the Tidyverse: next steps

    Starts: 7 Jun 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 7 Jun 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 38
    Learn about extra Tidyverse packages, including tidyr and purrr
  • Python Training (3 of 4): Introductory data visualisation with seaborn

    Starts: 11 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 11 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 22
    This session will explore data visualisation in python to produce simple and effective plots. Using the visualisation package seaborn, basic line, scatter and bar graphs will be produced and customised with various additional features.
  • Word: Creating a Structured Thesis (CaST). Online

    Starts: 12 Jun 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 12 Jun 2024, 12:30 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 35
    This session is designed for researchers at the University of Queensland who need to use the complex features of Microsoft Word to structure complex documents. It includes automation to limit repetitive tasks and meet the formatting requirements for a successful thesis submission.
  • Adobe Acrobat: Essentials. In person

    Starts: 12 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 12 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 20
    This course covers creating, editing and managing PDFs.
  • R with RStudio: getting started

    Starts: 12 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    A short introduction to R using RStudio. Hands on. No previous experience required.
  • SSP Projects - How to become a student partner - Information Session

    Starts: 13 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 13 Jun 2024, 10:30 am
    Want to know more about Student-Staff Partnerships and how you can become a Student Partner?
  • PrePaid APCs! UQ Library can help fund publishing activities and advise on publishing strategy

    Starts: 14 Jun 2024, 8:30 am
    Finishes: 14 Jun 2024, 9:30 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 194
    This workshop will discuss the UQ 2024 Read and Publish agreements, and demonstrate a collection of tools that UQ Library have developed. These tools are designed to assist researchers to navigate Read and Publish agreements and journal selection.
  • UQRDM for researchers and research students - how to use it to help with managing research data

    Starts: 14 Jun 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 80
    The session will demonstrate how users doing research projects can set up a project record on UQRDM and use it to store, organise and share their research data and documents.
  • Adobe Acrobat: Essentials. In person

    Starts: 18 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 18 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 21
    This course covers creating, editing and managing PDFs.
  • Python Training (4 of 4): Intermediate data visualisation with seaborn

    Starts: 18 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 18 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 23
    This session is a continuation from the previous visualisation session, exploring the seaborn package in greater breadth and depth, by examining a broader range of plotting possibilities and visualisation options.
  • SSP Projects - How to become a student partner - Information Session

    Starts: 18 Jun 2024, 2:30 pm
    Finishes: 18 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-223 Workshop A
    Want to know more about Student-Staff Partnerships and how you can become a Student Partner?
  • Recruitment Essentials Day (St Lucia - Winter Break)

    Starts: 19 Jun 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 19 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Andrew N. Liveris Building, Room 46-443
    Remaining places: 138
    Recruitment Essentials Day is here to give you the skills you need to get started in applying for jobs!
  • R dplyr: preparing data for analysis

    Starts: 19 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 19 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    Manipulate your data with RStudio and dplyr in this hands-on R session.
  • MPIP Pre-Placement Briefing

    Starts: 20 Jun 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 20 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    This session is compulsory for all MPIP students attending a placement in semester 2 2024.
  • HaBS - Prepare for your S2 2024 Placement - June 2024

    Starts: 21 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 21 Jun 2024, 11:00 am
    Information Session to assist HaBS students to understand their placement compliance requirements.
  • 2024 Winter Research Welcome Event

    Starts: 24 Jun 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 24 Jun 2024, 10:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Abel Smith Lecture Theatre (23), Abel Smith Lecture Theatre (23-101)
    Remaining places: 261
    You're invited to join us for the official welcome to the 2024 Winter Research Program
  • Excel: Introduction to Spreadsheets. In person

    Starts: 25 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 25 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    A beginner's guide to essential spreadsheet concepts and skills, using Microsoft Excel
  • Cuppa & Careers (Virtual, Session 1)

    Starts: 25 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 25 Jun 2024, 10:30 am
    Remaining places: 23
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then bring your own cuppa and join us online to connect with other students and members from the Career Development team.
  • Cuppa & Careers (Virtual, Session 2)

    Starts: 25 Jun 2024, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 25 Jun 2024, 11:00 am
    Remaining places: 25
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then bring your own cuppa and join us online to connect with other students and members from the Career Development team.
  • UQ R User Group (UQRUG)

    Starts: 26 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Jun 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig North Central Library (12), Training room 12-N109, and on Zoom
    Remaining places: 38
    Skill-sharing and collaborative problem solving session for UQ's R user community
  • R ggplot2: introductory data visualisation

    Starts: 26 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    Create beautiful plots with RStudio and ggplot2's grammar of graphics
  • BE(Hons)/ME Semester 2, 2024 Pre-Placement Workshop

    Starts: 27 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 27 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Andrew Liveris Building (46), Room 371, Collab Room, St Lucia
    Remaining places: 80
    BE/ME(Hons) Semester 2, 2024 Pre-Placement Workshop - ENGG7292
  • Publication metrics for your NHMRC Investigator Grant application

    Starts: 3 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 3 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 55
    The UQ Library team will present an overview of publication metrics that can be highlighted in the top 10 publications section of your NHMRC Investigator Grant application.
  • Excel: Introduction to Spreadsheets. In Person

    Starts: 3 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 3 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    A beginner's guide to essential spreadsheet concepts and skills, using Microsoft Excel
  • R ggplot2: intermediate data visualisation

    Starts: 3 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 3 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    Create beautiful plots with RStudio and ggplot2's grammar of graphics
  • UQ Python User Group

    Starts: 4 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 4 Jul 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig North Central Library (12), Training room 12-N109, and on Zoom
    Remaining places: 39
    UQ Python User Group is a gathering for Python users of all skills. We help each other solve problems, share resources and tips, and simply hang out as part of a community.
  • HaBS - Prepare for your S2 2024 Placement - July 2024 1/2

    Starts: 5 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 5 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Information Session to assist HaBS students to understand their placement compliance requirements.
  • Metrics drop-in session for your NHMRC Investigator Grant application

    Starts: 8 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 8 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 24
    Drop in during this session to get help with finding metrics data for your NHMRC Investigator Grant application. No formal content will be presented - it is a chance to ask questions.
  • Online - Study strategies for a successful semester

    Starts: 8 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 8 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    This workshop will provide you with some strategies for managing your time and study. It will highlight the objectives of academic study and how best to achieve those objectives.
  • Excel: Processing Data. In person

    Starts: 9 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 9 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 19
    A guide to using Microsoft Excel tools to analyse and consolidate data to present more meaningful information. These features will assist with report and assignment preparation.
  • PrePaid APCs! UQ Library can help fund publishing activities and advise on publishing strategy

    Starts: 9 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 197
    This workshop will discuss the UQ 2024 Read and Publish agreements, and demonstrate a collection of tools that UQ Library have developed. These tools are designed to assist researchers to navigate Read and Publish agreements and journal selection.
  • Consulting Essentials with Mapien

    Starts: 10 Jul 2024, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 10 Jul 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), Room 217
    Remaining places: 39
    Consulting Essentials will offer you a practical introduction to consultancy, focusing on problem-solving, communication, and industry insights to prepare you for future career opportunities.
  • Online - Study strategies for a successful semester

    Starts: 10 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 10 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    This workshop will provide you with some strategies for managing your time and study. It will highlight the objectives of academic study and how best to achieve those objectives.
  • Cuppa & Careers (St Lucia Campus)

    Starts: 10 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 10 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Student Central Building 42
    Remaining places: 49
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then join us for a Cuppa and connect with other students and members from the Careers team.
  • R tidyverse: loops and data tidying

    Starts: 10 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 10 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Duhig Tower (2), 02-D217
    Remaining places: 26
    Learn about extra Tidyverse packages, including tidyr and purrr
  • Cuppa & Careers (Virtual)

    Starts: 11 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 11 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Remaining places: 49
    Are you curious about Careers and want to know where and how to seek Career advice? Not sure where to start in your Career development? Then bring your own cuppa and join us online to connect with other students and members from the Career Development team.
  • Online metrics drop-in session for your NHMRC Investigator Grant application

    Starts: 11 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 11 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 20
    Drop in during this session (online via Zoom) to get help with finding metrics data for your NHMRC Investigator Grant application. No formal content will be presented - it is a chance to ask questions.
  • Publish your course reading list for UQ teaching staff

    Starts: 11 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 11 Jul 2024, 2:45 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 26
    UQ teaching and professional staff, join this 45-minute session to learn how to publish your course reading list.
  • Referencing Well and Avoiding Plagiarism

    Starts: 14 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, 06-216 Workshop B
    Remaining places: 25
    Effective referencing techniques are an essential part of academic writing. Learning these techniques will help you manage your assignments and research tasks without plagiarism. In this workshop you will be introduced to the nature and causes of plagiarism and effective strategies to prevent it.
  • My Career Adviser Information session

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physics Annexe (6), 06-216 Workshop B
    Remaining places: 29
    An introduction to the My Career Adviser (MCA) online platform and how to use it.
  • First Steps in Research: Managing the writing process

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 11:30 am
    How to get started, develop a writing habit, manage writer's block and monitor progress
  • Online - Understanding the expectations of academic writing at university

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Remaining places: 398
    Discover the key features of academic writing, as well as some of the many styles of writing that you might be required to produce at university. In particular, we will explore what is meant by “having an argument” and “critical analysis”, how to achieve these things, and expectations around referencing. General expectations around essays and a couple of different report types will also be explored, as will some of the key features of well-constructed paragraphs.
  • Publish your course reading list for UQ teaching staff

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 10:45 am
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 28
    UQ teaching and professional staff, join this 45-minute session to learn how to publish your course reading list.
  • Managing Your Time and Study at University

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 11:30 am
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 12:30 pm
    Remaining places: 298
    This workshop aims to help you to manage life, work and university commitments. It provides information and practical strategies to help you budget time and prioritise tasks. It also focuses on techniques for maintaining focus and avoiding procrastination.
  • Referencing Well and Avoiding Plagiarism

    Starts: 15 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Steele Building 3, Room 206, St Lucia
    Remaining places: 340
    Effective referencing techniques are an essential part of academic writing. Learning these techniques will help you manage your assignments and research tasks without plagiarism. In this workshop you will be introduced to the nature and causes of plagiarism and effective strategies to prevent it.
  • Studying effectively at University

    Starts: 16 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 16 Jul 2024, 11:15 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physiology Lecture Theatre (63), 348
    Remaining places: 299
    Join this workshop to learn techniques to study effectively in a university context.
  • UQRDM for researchers and research students - how to use it to help with managing research data

    Starts: 16 Jul 2024, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 16 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: Online, Zoom
    Remaining places: 90
    The session will demonstrate how users doing research projects can set up a project record on UQRDM and use it to store, organise and share their research data and documents.
  • Online - Effective Listening and Note-taking Skills

    Starts: 16 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 16 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Remaining places: 398
    Make the most of your lectures and tutorials by learning more about effective listening strategies and the importance of using notes to enhance your learning and understanding of course content.
  • Ten Steps to a Better Assignment

    Starts: 17 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 17 Jul 2024, 10:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physiology Lecture Theatre (63), 348
    Remaining places: 338
    Ten Steps to a Better Assignment
  • Referencing Well and Avoiding Plagiarism

    Starts: 17 Jul 2024, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 17 Jul 2024, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Physiology Lecture Theatre (63), 348
    Remaining places: 100
    Effective referencing techniques are an essential part of academic writing. In this workshop you will be introduced to strategies for incorporating references into your writing effectively, along with an exploration of plagiarism and how to prevent it.
  • Study strategies for a successful semester

    Starts: 17 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 17 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Physiology Lecture Theatre (63), 348
    Remaining places: 300
    This workshop will provide you with some strategies for organising your time and studying effectively. It will highlight the objectives of academic study and how best to achieve those objectives.
  • Scholarships Application & Interview tips (St Lucia)

    Starts: 17 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 17 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, 06-216 Workshop B
    Remaining places: 31
    Do you want support in preparing your Scholarship application? Register now for this workshop that will support you in the process.
  • Reading Strategies for University

    Starts: 17 Jul 2024, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 17 Jul 2024, 2:30 pm
    Explore a range of strategies to read for particular purposes at University. These purposes range from understanding complex texts and reading critically, to reading texts in order to answer assignment questions or conduct research.
  • Job Searching and Application Tips for International Students

    Starts: 18 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    Finishes: 18 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Gordon Greenwood Building (32), Room 215
    Remaining places: 127
    Are you an international student and want to learn more about job searching and workplace expectations in the Australian context? Not too sure about visa rights? Then come along to this informative session led by Career Development Team and the UQ Union!
  • Online - Reading Strategies for University

    Starts: 18 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 18 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 400
    Explore a range of strategies to read for particular purposes at University. These purposes range from understanding complex texts and reading critically, to reading texts in order to answer assignment questions or conduct research.
  • Study strategies for a successful semester

    Starts: 18 Jul 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 18 Jul 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: Gatton, Main Lecture Theatre (8178), Room 103
    This workshop will provide you with some strategies for organising your time and studying effectively. It will highlight the objectives of academic study and how best to achieve those objectives.

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