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Time to get your spook on!

In the midst of your knuckling down and commitment to exam preparation, schedule some light hearted fun and celebrate Halloween on Friday October 31! Ghouls, ghosts and lollies and chocolates galore – what’s not to love?! Here’s a selection of spooky, horror themed movies and books you can…

Access all areas with Open Access Week

Get involved in International Open Access Week  Join QUT Library to celebrate Open Access Week, a global event that runs from 20–26 October. Now in its eighth year, Open Access Week promotes free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research and the right to use and…

Rainbow Families Storytime

September is Pride Month in Brisbane and an opportunity to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer culture and community at QUT. To help celebrate, QUT Library is hosting Rainbow Families Storytime, an event for QUT families, students and staff. Rainbow Families Storytime is a QUT Library and…

Putting our money where the ice bucket is…

Last week the QUT Library team were challenged to the Ice Bucket Challenge by one of our wonderful students, Timothy Kariotis, who’s studying Dietetics and Exercise Science. Now, unlike the the Wicked Witch of the West (who’s arguably misunderstood rather than wicked, just sayin’)  we won’t melt if covered…

Happy National Science Week!

Gardens Point Library will be running a series of activities from 18-22 August to celebrate National Science Week. There is an amazing display in the entrance of Gardens Point Library that includes puzzles, microscopes, anatomy models and molecular models. There will also be a number of challenges and…

Celebrate your right to be left-handed

Are you a southpaw? Celebrate your ‘sinisterness’ this Left-Handers Day on the 13th of August. History hasn’t been too kind to the left-handed among us. Until pretty recently being left-handed carried a lot of negative connotations. Historically, left-handed people were forced from childhood to use their right-hands for…

#MentalHealthMatters this International Youth Day

United Nations International Youth Day happens every year on the 12th of August with the aim of highlighting and addressing issues facing the world’s youth – and if you’re a uni student there’s a pretty good chance that includes you. The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is ‘Mental Health Matters’, to…

Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming…

It’s easy to start feeling overwhelmed at the beginning of Semester – particularly if this is your first semester at Uni. You’ve had your first lecture, seen the reading list (and freaked out); you’re still finding your way around campus (why is Z block next to C block?);…

So, what’s YOUR favourite chemistry compound?

  Calling all Chemistry compound aficionado’s! Here’s your chance to give your love of Chemical compounds an outlet into the world and onto the big screen! QUT’s latest project for The Cube is Chem World which aims to provide an inspiring and hands-on experience of chemistry and…

Got visitors? Things to see and do at QUT

Are your family or friends visiting for graduation or to help you get ready for your first semester? Are you just looking for something different to do around campus? There are plenty of free or reasonably priced cultural activities available on our QUT campuses. Below is a list of my favourites. Please let…