This month UQ is supporting Queensland Seniors Month. The theme ‘Social Connections' promotes positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing.

As Australia’s first Age Friendly University, we are hosting a variety of events throughout the month.

'Social Connection' events for seniors

Age friendly 'Social Connection' events for all ages

Other things to do at UQ throughout October

Seniors Month Intergenerational Bird Walk

30 October 2022 6:30am9:00am
Join Queensland's Chief Scientist and President of Friends of Oxley Creek Common, Professor Hugh Possingham, for an intergenerational bird walk to celebrate the intergenerational sharing of knowledge and love for birds.

Senior Athletics Throughout The Ages webinar

20 October 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
This online webinar talk will showcase some of the finest local Queensland athletes, from Queensland Race Walking Club, Queensland Masters Athletics and parkrun.

Bite-Sized Science: Seniors Month Morning Tea

18 October 2022 10:30am12:00pm
We invite you to join us for a sit-down morning tea where you will hear mini talks from our students, chat with them about their latest scientific discoveries and enjoy good conversation and company.

Seniors Month Horticultural and Bush Tucker Garden Tour

11 October 2022 9:30am10:30am
Come and learn about our wondrous native trees at the UQ St Lucia Campus from Professor Susanne Schmidt, UQ researcher in natural ecosystems.