Welcome to 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. 

Download the St Lucia guide (PDF 374KB)
Download the Gatton guide (PDF 2MB)

Course Selection & Enrolment - Visit the Study Planner site to find out about compulsory and recommended courses for your program and plan your first semester course selection.

Enquiries - See the Student Enquiry Office for any questions about your program, study options, timetable and even your future career.

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, if required.

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).

Campus MapsMaps of each UQ campus, online and for your phone.

Orientation Week - Plan your O-Week activities using the Orientation Planner.

Other opportunities for you to consider:

  • International exchange - study overseas as part of your degree. Information sessions are held each semester.
  • UQ Employability Award - access a wide range of activities and training opportunities that will develop your skills beyond the classroom.

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

Professor Melissa Brown
Executive Dean, Faculty of Science

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