2021 Orientation week commences 9.00am Sunday 14 February 2021 . Early arrivals (not before 8.30am Friday 12 February 2021) please email the Halls (halls@uq.edu.au) for arrangements.
You are advised to bring
  • bed linen: at least 2 sheets (king single), pillow(s) & pillowslip(s), blankets, quilt or doona
  • towels (bath and beach towel)
  • toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc)
  • any regular prescription medications that you use, prescriptions for medication
  • laptop, tablet or desktop computer, network cable
  • headphones
  • powerboard with individual safety switches (must be Australian certified and have surge protection)
  • laundry basket, washing detergent and clothes pegs
  • clothes hangers
  • personal ID, your own Medicare card, health care card, private health insurance card or details
  • any university documents and any other important paperwork you may need
  • a coffee/tea cup and some minor crockery/cutlery items for your room

(No crockery or cutlery is to be removed from the dining hall)

Your room is provided with
  • bed (incl. mattress)
  • mattress protector
  • study desk
  • study chair
  • wardrobe and mirror
  • internet access
You may wish to bring
  • small refrigerator (bar fridge size less than 140 litre)
  • free standing reading lamp
  • musical instruments
  • portable fan (for summer)
  • alarm clock
  • sports equip, golf clubs, etc.
  • potted plants with drip trays
  • non offensive posters (to be attached with Blu Tac only NO yellow tac)
  • bicycle with helmet and suitable locking device

Computers:
The Halls have wireless and network cable connectivity.

Electrical Items:
All items that can be plugged into a power point must be checked and a dated tag attached to each item before you bring them to Halls (test & tag). This includes those still under a warranty period.

PRIVATE AIR-CONDITIONING UNITS AND EVAPORATIVE UNITS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE USED or FITTED TO YOUR ROOMS

You may NOT bring

  • your own bed /couch or daybed
  • private air-conditioning units
  • evaporative air units
  • candles, incense or oil burners
  • pets (excepting fish in a small bowl)
  • knives (including Swiss Army knives.)
  • firearms or other weapons
  • fireworks or explosives
  • any unlawful substance