Welcome New Students
Welcome to the Faculty of Science at UQ! We encourage you to take advantage of all that is offered through UQ’s vibrant and rewarding community of academics, students, and support staff. Here are some services and information which you might find helpful, while you are enrolling and later during your studies.
The Science First Year Guide – this guide will help you to make the transition to university smoothly, and includes a checklist of important things you need to do before Semester 1 begins.
Enrolment: To continue with the enrolment process, go to our Study Planner site to learn how to select your courses for each semester.
Enquiries - for any questions about your program, your study options, your timetable and even your future career. If our team can’t answer your question, they will know who can:
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In person at the St Lucia campus Science Student Enquiries Office, Level 2, Building 69
- In person at the Gatton campus: NW Britton Building
Campus Maps - Maps of each UQ campus, online and for your phone.
Orientation Week - Plan your O’Week activities using the Orientation Planner and make sure you attend the session specifically for your program.
Short Academic Advising Appointments - Call 3365 1888 to book a 15 minute appointment with an academic advisor to discuss course selection for your program of study.
Timetable Enrolment Assistance (St Lucia & Gatton) - After you’ve chosen courses, drop-in any time (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm) for assistance in planning your timetable. (St Lucia Building 69, or Gatton NW Britton Building).
Other opportunities for you to consider:
- Advanced Study Program in Science (ASPinS) - an enriched program of study, exposure to research laboratories from first year and access to creative thinkers across all disciplines.
- International exchange - study overseas as part of your degree. Information sessions are held each semester.
We wish you every success in your studies with us – please don’t hesitate to ask us if you need any assistance.
Professor Melissa Brown
Executive Dean, Faculty of Science