Event Details

Wednesday, 27 February 2019
All Day
UQ Complex (21), Holt and Heath Room, St Lucia campus
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Nina Moore
3346 8478
Org. Unit:
Student Affairs Division

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BrisAsia Festival is an annual event showcasing contemporary and traditional Asian arts and cultural, programs and initiatives. The program features a variety of free activities to experience and celebrate Brisbane's diverse Asian communities.

In collabroation with BrisAsia Festival and UQ Union's e-Sports club, The UQ Life Team will be hosting 'Get your Geek on' during Connect Week. This event is a must for all Comicon, e-Sports, gaming, Cosplay and Anime lovers.

Open to UQ Students as well as the wider community; Get your Geek on will be sure to satifsy the inner geek in us all. Take part in a number of workshops, activities and live panels; watch the QUY vs UQ e-Sport stream live on the big screen; grab a drink at the Cosplay Cafe; and enjoy a number of Asian films and Anime's Got Talent on stage. This event will run all day on Wednesday 27 February from 9.30am - 8.00pm in the Holt and Heath Room, UQ Union Complex.

What to expect:

Cosplay Cafe
Gaming vendors
Food and drinks
e-Sports Arena (5pm - 8pm)
Anime's Got Talent competition
Asian film screenings


9:30AM Onwards: 'Come and Try' Free Access to the UQU Esports Arena
11:00AM - 12:30PM: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament
12:30PM - 1:00PM: Panel Discussion; Women in Gaming
1:00PM - 3:00PM: Movie Screening - Kiki Delivery Services
2:30PM - 4:30PM: 'Anime Got Talent'
2:30PM - 5:00PM: League of Legends Esport Tournament Preliminary Matches
5:00PM Onwards: Cosplay Idol Café
5:00PM - 8:00PM: League of Legends Esport Tournament Finals

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