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Uni social life

Join the fun

While you're studying, you'll have heaps of opportunities for volunteering, getting involved in campus culture, and developing your personal and professional skills with activities and projects.

Join in on regular social events like weekly coffee catch ups and cooking classes, look out for annual flagship events like the QUT Classic fun run, Dragon Boat Regatta, and cultural festivals held on campus throughout the year.

The QUT Guild runs events including campus parties, live music, market days, and more. They also run two bars on campus where you can catch up with friends and relax.

Clubs and student societies

Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded fellow students who share your interests and build lifelong friendships. We've got clubs for recreation, music, sport, social justice and heaps more, including clubs and societies connected to your course or study area.

You can meet representatives from over 150 student clubs at Orientation Week.

Connect with other international students

We offer activities for international students, including weekend trips, cultural celebrations, regular social activities, and language, study and support opportunities. Look out for weekly East West activities - another great way to make new friends and extend your local networks.

Sport and fitness

QUT Sport hosts sporting competitions and social sport, as well as training for national and intervarsity events. We host social and competitive sporting clubs across range of activities, including basketball, baseball, cricket, hockey, motorsport, running, rowing, tennis and rugby.

We have fitness clubs and aquatic centres on both campuses, a multipurpose sports stadium with running track, an esport arena and tennis centre. Join the gym, take a class, and enjoy some social fitness.

If you're competing at an elite level, you may be eligible for our elite athlete program.

We also have a competitive eSports team, and support eSports players of all levels. Play at our custom-designed eSports arena, and join our award-winning team.

Leadership and development

Learning isn't limited to the classroom. Attend free workshops, seminars and short courses to help discover your passion, learn your strengths, and build your skills.

Our Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) program will help you discover your strengths and leadership style and give you the practical skills and experience you'll need to be a leader in your work, social and personal life.

College of Excellence

The College of Excellence is a personal and professional development program for high-achieving students. You’ll belong to a community of like-minded peers and have an opportunity to develop your leadership skills by becoming a College Fellow.