Campus life

Our campus is home to a vibrant student community and extensive recreation and student facilities including a swimming centre; tennis, volleyball and basketball courts; sports fields; a cinema; scientific and cultural museums; residential colleges; shops, cafes, healthcare, prayer spaces and more.

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Smoke Free UQ

To enhance the health and wellbeing of students, staff and visitors, from 1 July 2018 smoking is banned at the University. Laws banning smoking also apply at many outdoor public places such as patrolled beaches, bus stops, train stations, ferry terminals taxi ranks and areas of national parks. Smoking is forbidden at all indoor public places such as shopping centres, restaurants and hotels. The use of electronic cigarettes is also prohibited in all areas covered by these laws. 

UQ Maps

UQ Maps

Please also download the UQnav app on your phone or mobile device before arrival.

UQ Wifi

Campus wifi is widely available on campus. There are three wifi services available to students:

  1. UQ Wifi is the default wireless network on all campuses. It provides secure access for all standard devices. Use your student username and password to connect.
  2. Eduroam is an international internet roaming service. It’s available at universities, research centres, and education providers in almost 100 countries around the world. Use the username format to connect.
  3. UQ Visitor is the wireless network for the UQ community and visitors to campus. It provides minimal bandwidth and is only suitable for basic things like checking email. You don’t need a username or password to connect.

Computer access for Queensland in July students

Queensland in July students will have access to UQ computers during your visit. These can be found at:

Duhig Library

Chamberlain building (Building number 35), Level 2

Duhig Building (Building number 12), level 1 – Social Sciences and Humanities Library


Your student username and password was provided via email. You will need this username and password to login to Blackboard and computers on campus.

Blackboard is hosted on the Learn.UQ website and is the major learning management system used at UQ. Through Blackboard you can:

  • view lecture notes and recordings
  • view your course profiles
  • read messages from your course coordinator
  • collaborate with other students
  • submit assessment through TurnItIn
  • view assessment results

We recommend that you familiarise yourself with Blackboard prior to your first class by logging on using the username and password provided. To access your course information:

  1. Go to Learn.uq
  2. Login with your student ID and password (provided via email)
  3. Access your course by clicking on the course title link in the My Courses box
  4. Announcements, upcoming events and tasks due to be completed and grades can be accessed in the Tools box

Online training modules are available through UQ Library if you need more information about using Blackboard.