We host a number of events for students, alumni, staff and the community. Explore our upcoming and past events below.

If you know of an event which isn't listed below, please email us at engagement@adp.uq.edu.au 

Pedro D’Alpoim Guedes - Nuts and bolts of informal empire: Victorian engineering enterprise in Iberoamerica

22 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
With the collapse of Spain's South American dominions and Brazil's independence in 1822, the continent beckoned European entrepreneurs, speculators and adventurers.
Pedro's lecture focuses on the British and other foreign engineers and manufacturers who came to the new emancipated republics seeking to market goods and services, promising to bring the fruits of the industrial revolution and propel the continent into the nineteenth century.

Susan Roaf - Architecture for a More Extreme Future: Learning from the Vernacular

23 April 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Climate change is being driven by emissions from buildings and we are now moving to the next age of design where the solution to keeping people thermally safe in buildings relies not on machines but on the quality of the climatic design of the building itself.

Exhibition Tour - AIA, AILA & PIA

15 March 2024 3:30pm5:30pm
This event is an opportunity to visit Purpose Built: Architecture for a better tomorrow and connect with other likeminded professionals whilst getting to hear from the researchers about their projects on display. The Planning Institute of Australia, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Australian Institute of Architects members are invited to join us for this event

London projects: Affordable Housing

7 March 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Hear from London projects tackling affordable housing.

Melbourne projects: Affordable Housing

29 February 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Hear from Melbourne projects tackling affordable housing.

Brisbane projects: Affordable Housing

22 February 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Hear from local Brisbane projects tackling affordable housing.

Building tomorrow: a panel discussion on the future of architecture

15 February 2024 6:30pm
How do leading architectural experts continue to innovate and explore new approaches that are sustainable, responsive, and useful to our city? Are they getting it right?
Medium density atrium space with waterfall

Research exhibition 'Purpose Built: Architecture for a better tomorrow'

2 September 2023 9:00am14 April 2024 5:00pm
The School of Architecture, Design and Planning, in partnership with State Library of Queensland, are showcasing five research projects together with State Library Collection content in an exhibition that examines the future of our built environment.
Intensive Care Unit

A world-first project revolutionising Intensive Care Units for patients and their families

14 March 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
This session will explore the research, need identification, design process, and drivers of technology and innovation that went into creating a project that will make meaningful change for future ICU patients.

Blurrd - Architecture End of Year Exhibition

2 December 2022 6:00pm10:00pm
We invite you to join us to celebrate the achievements of the School of Architecture’s 2022 Bachelor of Architectural Design and Master of Architecture graduating cohorts.
Promotional poster for ACD Engine event

Data Futures for Architectural History and Cultural Heritage

23 November 2022 10:00am3:30pm
How can new techniques in the digital humanities help us manage our cultural heritage?
The Australian Cultural Data Engine in collaboration with the Digital Archive of Queensland Architecture (DAQA) and Curtin University Library presents a collaborative workshop on storing, analysing and visualising the history of the built environment.

Research Seminar: General and specific models of environmental impact in the built environment

21 November 2022 3:00pm5:00pm
With COP27 underway and increasingly urgent warnings being regularly issued by the IPCC and other scientific organisations, there is increasing pressure on built environment professionals to produce ‘low carbon’, ‘net zero’ or even ‘net positive’ buildings. In this seminar Dr Paul Matthew will present some very general models of the environmental impact of residential buildings in Australia.

Research Seminar: Climate literacy in architecture and interdisciplinary lifelong learning

31 October 2022 3:00pm5:00pm
Join Dr Liz Brogden and Dr Kavita Gonsalves as they present the findings of the Climate Literacy and Action in Architecture Education project and seek feedback about how this project can support existing research and teaching in the School of Architecture at UQ.

Research Seminar: Bovine pads, fungi and the sublime: Walking infrastructure in national parks

17 October 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Brief histories of two national parks reveal a range of design challenges in managing tourism experience and protecting biodiversity. We consider how designs for walking shape visitor experience of landscapes that are threatened by hiking shoes, climate and Instagram.

Research Seminar: Collaborative Water Sensitive Design and Urban Performance Analysis with Mojtaba Moravej and Dr Paola Leardini

17 October 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
Water performance analysis provides an in-depth understanding of the impact of urban design on the urban water cycle and could inform the designing of water-sensitive buildings, precincts, and cities. This presentation gives an overview of the theoretical framework and methods used for collaborative water performance analysis. It also gives examples of multidisciplinary decisions to explore densification-water performance tradeoffs.
Kali Marnane

Research Seminar: Resilient Remote Communities

13 June 2022 3:00pm5:00pm
Join Steve Snow and Kali Marnane as they present their research on remote communities. This session will be followed by a discussion chaired by Kelly Greenop and Carroll Go-Sam and refreshments from 4pm - 5pm.
qld performing arts centre

Architecture and Design Crawl

28 April 2022 4:00pm7:00pm
The BRUCE Architecture Society in collaboration with EAIT Student Employability, is hosting the first Architecture and Design Crawl for 2022.
Blue Bower structure in situ at UQ's Great Court

Brisbane to Seoul

23 March 2022 5:00pm7:00pm

Kickstart your Career Bootcamp

30 September 2021 9:30am6:30pm
Hosted by The University of Queensland's Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Student Employability Team, this is your chance to attend the FIRST ever Kickstart your Career Bootcamp.

Interview Skills

22 September 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Feeling nervous about your first interview? This session will give you tips that will enhance your interview skills and improve your confidence!

Resume Writing Masterclass

13 September 2021 12:30pm1:30pm
Overwhelmed at the thought of writing your resume? Get tips from the experts and present yourself in the best light!

Engineering, Design and Computing Experience Day

11 September 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Due to the recent snap lockdown, we sadly couldn’t welcome you to campus for UQ Open Day, so we’re inviting you back for a new in-person event.

Students can explore the campus, get hands-on, and experience what it’s really like to study at UQ.

Networking for Success

8 September 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Get some insights on how to develop your networking strategies and design your elevator pitch.
Claire Humphreys Jule House

Alumni Webinar with Claire Humphreys, Associate at Kerstin Thompson Architects

2 September 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for the 12th instalment of the Architecture Alumni Webinar Series featuring Claire Humphreys.