Your first weeks at UQ

Starting at university might seem overwhelming at first when you're not sure where to begin. To help guide you through the initial steps of your journey, we've laid out the essential tasks week by week and refer you to the people, resources, and services that will help you succeed at UQ.

Get your UQ journey off to a great start!

Prep Week: 5 - 9 February

Jump start your university journey the best way during Prep Week.

Get ready

O-Fest: 12 - 16 February

Experience a taste of #uqlife during O-Fest.

Get set

Week 1 - Connect Week: 19 - 23 February

Join the social scene and make new mates during Connect Week.


Week 2 - Culture Week: 26 February - 2 March

Experience UQ’s diverse culture and global connections during Culture Week.

Find your stride

Week 3 - Success Week: 5 - 9 March

Learn about the resources available to help you succeed at UQ during Success Week.

Sustain your momentum

Week 4: 12 - 16 March

As census date approaches, assess your strengths, find the support to get you ahead, and reflect on your direction.

Explore your path

Week 5: 19 - 23 March

Look back at what you've achieved, and prepare for the upcoming mid-semester assessments.

Maintain your focus

Week 6: 26 - 30 March

Keep aiming high, and build on the strong foundation you have set up for yourself.

Go for the gold