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UQ Student Services

Whether it's managing your studies, navigating around campus, finding a place to live or becoming accustomed to Australian culture – there are a lot of new experiences and "first times" coming your way when starting at university. UQ Student Services can guide you through a smooth transition into life at UQ and continue to assist at all stages of your program.  

International Student Services

See International Student Support for information, advice, and help settling into life in Australia. You can access help from either inside or outside of Australia.

UQ Indigenous Student Services

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit provides a range of professional services and academic support for indigenous students wanting to come to UQ and while on campus.

The ATSIS Unit works closely with the Faculties, Schools, Central Units and the wider UQ community to provide a range of professional services and academic support for UQ’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. From pre-enrolment through to graduation, The ATSIS Unit can provide assistance with:

  • Admission to UQ, including information on UQ’s range of tertiary programs, pre-enrolment preparation programs and alternative entry pathways.
  • Orientation for new students to assist with the transition to University life and study.
  • Advice on scholarships, prizes, cadetships and student support payments.
  • Learning support and advice, including workshops, group sessions, tutorial sessions and individual consultations.

Student stories and experiences

Sorogo is from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait. He's studying biomedical science at UQ. In this video, he talks about his experience of coming to uni and his advice to other indigenous students.


Knowledge-Making in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

These resources are undergoing continual improvement and will be relaunched in Semester 2 2019. In the meantime please log into the Blackboard page below for current offerings. 

How to access the Knowledge-Making site:

  • Students enrolled in first-year HASS courses can log onto the Blackboard Welcome page at  Then click on the site link Knowledge-Making in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences under the My Communities heading.
  • If the link is not available on your BlackBoard welcome page from that date, or for later year students and staff access, please click on the upcoming self enrol link (that we will shortly add here). Please ensure you are first logged into the Blackboard welcome page at
  • To return to the site later, log onto the Blackboard Welcome page as detailed above.

Your Library

My Library is your online library with links to your library record, course resources, library searches and much more. Go to the Library website to log in.

Stay up to date with the latest library happenings on the Library Blog, and be sure to keep an eye on opportunities for workshops.

To get an overview of what the Library can do for you, check out this short video:

BA Program Planner

How should you plan your degree and choose courses? The great virtue of a generalist degree such as the BA at UQ is that you have a lot of choice!  Use the Bachelor of Arts Planner to plan what courses you will take and when.

The Desk

The Desk is a virtual tool designed to help you achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing, and build resilience to uni and life challenges. Find coping tools, take modules on mental health, and get help with a whole range of problems that you might be faced with as a student.

Undergraduate Program Guide

Wondering what's available to study in your HASS degree? The Undergraduate Program Guide has a complete list of programs, minors and majors. You can also read about other students' experiences in choosing their courses and the range of combinations that are available.