Business, Economics and Law Orientation

Semester 2, 2021

Online Orientation

In case you missed your program orientation session, view the powerpoint slides now.

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BEL student services

Choosing courses

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To choose courses that count toward graduation, you need to follow your program plan.  BEL Faculty maintains your BEL program plan, which is updated from time-to time. Check in with your program plan every semester when choosing courses. 

Career services

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As a student in UQ's most industry-focussed faculty, you have access to a dedicated Careers and Employability service to explore your career options, gain professional experiences, network with industry, and build your profile. Start thinking about boosting your employability now with our careers advice for first years.

News and events

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For the latest news from your school community and opportunities specific to your field of study, keep an eye out for your regular School e-newsletter in your in-box and like your School and student societies on Facebook.  Opportunities include industry events online and in-person, and opportunities to compete and collaborate for prizes.

Tip: Here's how to access your student email and forward your UQ email to your usual email box.

Credit for past study

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If you want credit for past study, you need to apply online as soon as possible for it to count this semester. Help is available if this is a problem for you. Find out more.

BEL contacts

Domestic undergraduate students

If you have any questions about your BEL bachelor degree or courses, contact the BEL Student Centre in person or online. We're here to help.

If you are unsure about which courses to select or are experiencing difficulties impacting your ability to study, don't delay. Contact us so we can help you sort things out.

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BEL Student Centre

International undergraduate students

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In your first semester, if you need any help with your BEL studies, credit transfer or planning your enrolment, contact your dedicated First Semester Advisors in the BEL Student Centre.


All postgraduate students

If you have any questions related to your studies, including course enrolment and credit transfer, please consult your school:

Business - Study plans | | Visit BEL Student Centre
Economics - Program plans |
Law - Masters guide -

BEL common areas and facilities

Colin Clark Building

As a BEL student, your common areas are in the Colin Clark Building, also known as Building #39. The ground floor, the Colin Clark Courtyard, is a large space with a student kitchen, outdoor area, and rooms around the edges to suit collaborative study, consultation with tutors and Career Services, and student society meetings. The top floor of the Colin Clark is home to the popular Belltop cafe with river views and breezes. 

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Colin Clark Courtyard
Students in Colin Clark kitchen
Colin Clark kitchen


24/7 computer and printer access

As a UQ student, you have 24/7 access to UQ library facilities including computers and printers. In addition, you have 24/7 access to printers and over 200 computers exclusively for BEL students in the Chamberlain Building. More about computer facilities just for BEL students.


BEL online

BEL Faculty online

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Explore the BEL Faculty website (this website) for all Faculty services and advice. The 'For students' section in the main menu is for you.

Virtual Campus Game

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Now Open. Explore campus your way with a free game, exclusive to BEL students and only for a short time around O-Week. 

Support for online study

Wherever you are, we want to help you to succeed at your study. We've gathered together a selection of online resources to help you get started including a how to login to the UQ VPN from outside Australia, how to use UQ systems and how to connect with study buddies online and in your local area.


Warm best wishes with your studies


Check in with your program plan when you are choosing courses

Enjoy connecting with your new peers.