Uni isn’t all about study. One of the best things you can do to improve your overall experience, make new friends, and enjoy your time on campus is getting involved in university life. Check out the student clubs on offer, attend uni events and consider volunteering.
QUT Connect is the largest student volunteer group on campus, with several hundred active volunteers, known as Connectors. The volunteering and personal development program focuses on:
What do Connectors do?
Connectors can get involved with a range of activities run by Student Engagement and Sport.
Help run a two-day uni prep program that helps new students make friends and transition to university life.
Facilitate a QUT Connect session and campus tour for new students starting in your degree.
Provide a friendly ‘hello’ and guidance to students arriving on campus for O Week.
Help deliver social events, designed to help new students meet one another in a fun and supportive environment.
Help design and deliver activities that meet student need and build community. Activities might include fundraisers, social events, campaigns or student-led projects.
Weekly coffee catch-ups
Volunteer at weekly coffee catch-ups throughout each semester to facilitate thought-provoking discussions and encourage students to network with their peers.
Help with university-wide events such as the QUT Classic, QUT Games, TEDxQUT, or Dragon Boat Regatta.
What’s in it for you?
As a Connector, you’ll have the opportunity to:
And as an added bonus you get: