Orientation Week Website

Please visit the orientation website www.uq.edu.au/orientation and create your own O Week experience, use the event planner and create your own personal itinerary.  You can print your personal O Week Program at the UQ Gatton Student Centre (Building 8101A)

Jumpstart Academic Preparation Program - JSAPP

The JSAPP assists students make the transition to a new educational institution and a new cultural setting.It is strongly recommended that you attend the JSAPP, particularly if you have not undertaken tertiary study in Australia previously.The JSAPP is a flexible program offering modules on many topics of interest to new students, including academic writing and study skills.

JSAPP information

Compulsory Orientation Week Sessions specific to International Students

  • Getting Started & Safety Down Under
  • Faculty / School Sessions

Highly Recommended Orientation Sessions for all students

  • Managing yourself and your study
  • Exams at UQ
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • Academic Writing Expectations
  • Library Tours
  • Ask IT Courses ( Introduction to E-learning, computing at UQ and mySI-net training)

UQ Union Market Day

This is a day where the University celebrates Student Life, with countless stalls, food, entertainment, giveaways and demonstrations. Consider joining one of the many clubs; from sporting, recreational, departmental and international.  Like the UQGatton Facebook page (www.facebook.com/uqgatton)  for dates for Market Day and also for other events throughout the semester.