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 

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.
Final Draft

Final Draft - End of Year Exhibition

24 November 2023 6:00pm10:00pm
Please join the School of ADP as we celebrate our 2023 graduating students.
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.

Employability Pop-Up Session

31 August 2021 12:30pm1:30pm
These five-minute chats with an Employability Advisor will provide the opportunity to discuss your portfolio, strategies to finding work experience without any experience and more!
No need to book, just come and say hi to the friendly team within the hour!

Industry Stories #unfiltered

24 August 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Join us for a night of authenticity, inspiration and unfiltered conversations with UQ architecture graduates.

Four speakers, four unique journeys and four completely different careers paths. The common theme? They've all overcome roadblocks to success.

Sometimes things don't go to plan. This event will focus on resilience, lessons learnt and how to bounce back when plan A, B and even C don't work!
BVN Atlassian HQ Sydney

Alumni Webinar with Nick Flutter, Designer and Co-Lead of BVN's New York Studio

19 August 2021 9:00am10:00am
Join us for the 11th instalment of the Architecture Alumni Webinar Series featuring Nick Flutter.
Photo credit: James Novak

Design your Career

18 August 2021 2:00pm3:00pm
At this online event hear from some of Brisbane’s most successful creatives as they demonstrate the value and diverse opportunities that come with a career in design.

Good design is essential. Discover how you can design creative solutions for people and a better world across multi-disciplines.
Enduring Design Conference

Enduring Design Conference

29 June 2021 9:00am4:30pm
The Enduring Design Conference is a one-day public event bringing together an exciting line-up of domestic and international experts in the field of Enduring Design. Hear local and global perspectives as panelists discuss the underlying principles and perspectives of applying Enduring Design today.