Welcome to Orientation Week, Semester 1, 2019

Welcome to Orientation Week for Semester 1, 2019! 

In this post, we will:

  1. Link you to UQ Events and Library sessions that will help you get settled at university, get ready for your courses and meet new people
  2. Introduce useful library services that you will use throughout your course.

Build an action-packed orientation

Do orientation your way!

  • Visit the Orientation Week Website for 3 full weeks of Academic and Social Events.
  • Add a mix of things to your Orientation Plan, including Getting Started, IT and eLearning, Academic and Personal Skills, Library and Social sessions.
  • Check out Market Day and find clubs and societies
  • Follow @UQLife on Facebook and @UQLife on Instagram to keep up with O-week events and tag #uqlife to share the fun.

UQ Orientation Week Site UQLife events

Library Orientation events

Get to know the Libary during Orientation Week by joining a tour or IT session. 

Library tours

Join a Library tour during Orientation Week, including:

  • Central Library (formerly called Social Sciences and Humanities Library)
  • Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library
  • Architecture and Music Library
  • Walter Harrison Law Library

IT and eLearning sessions

Go to an IT or eLearning session to get more information about:

  • Computing at UQ
  • Introduction to Learn.UQ (Blackboard)
  • ePortfolios

Fryer Library open morning (26 February)

Check out the Fryer Library open morning on Tuesday 26 February 9am-12pm.

Useful library services and information

We offer more than 24/7 study spaces and books for your research. We can assist you throughout your course.

Assignment Essentials

Use Assignment Essentials to build your study and assignment skills. These modules also provide a handy overview of the library.

Digital Essentials

Digital Essentials helps you improve your digital skills. The modules cover topics including UQ systems and how to communicate and collaborate online.

Subject guides

Subject guides are a good place to start your research. Written by our librarians, subject guides contain suggested resources in your subject area, like books, journal articles, websites and more.

Library training

We run free training for students throughout the semester, including:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Endnote
  • Other research related software

Check our training page and sign up for courses to help you succeed.

How to get help

There are lots of ways to contact us if you need general assistance. You can visit a service point, phone us or use online chat (during service hours).

Your librarian offers more specialised support, including research-related enquiries.

See more services for students.

Find us on Social Media

  • You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Follow us for useful UQ and Library updates and to connect with more people at the University. 
  • We enjoy seeing photos of you using our libraries, studying and having fun around campus. Tag us with #uqlibrary! 


Last updated:
15 February 2019