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Your guide to the UQ Union SGM

This Wednesday night, the University of Queensland Union is holding a Student General Meeting. You’ve probably seen the signs and you’re wondering: “What the H is an SGM?” Semper is here to answer that for you. This General Meeting will consider two questions. Firstly, whether or not a new Schonell Theatre should be run by […]

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A Hitch for the Durry Ban

At the February meeting of UQ Union Council, your student representatives voted to condemn UQ’s proposed smoking ban. You’ve probably seen the big purple signs all over campus announcing that UQ will be smoke free from July 1st this year. And if you haven’t yet, then you need to attend more classes. The decision follows […]

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The big drama from UQ’s Market Day

The Scoop UQ’s famous Market Day has delivered all of its usual fun this week: freebies, ear-splitting basslines from the main stage, and student politics drama spilling onto the Great Court. UQ’s Labor Left Club have petitioned the UQ Union President to disband a new committee that investigates clubs for misbehaviour after the committee banned […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: UQ Union Response to National Sexual Assault Survey

Today we have seen confirmation of what students have been saying for decades. The rates of sexual assault and harassment at University campuses are staggeringly high. In 2015/16 1.1% of UQ students have been sexually assaulted in a University setting. 28% have been sexually harassed on university grounds – or during travel to and from […]

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What is the Union Hub?

Have you passed the old lolly shop recently? Well, it certainly isn’t a lolly shop anymore. Located next to UQU Secondhand Texts & Stationery, the Union Hub is a casual student space brought to you by UQU, your student union. The Union Hub is a social space where you can eat your lunch, catch up […]

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UQU Collectives

The University of Queensland not only provides world-class facilities and internationally acclaimed academics – the UQ Union also provides incredible support to student collectives on campus! These collectives are similar to Clubs and Societies – they host events, advertise volunteering opportunities and hold social gatherings. Collectives provide additional equity services through safe spaces on campus […]

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