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This event is usually held on the first weekend in December of each year.

This year in 2017 the event will be held from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December - there will be an informal BBQ dinner available on the Friday evening for those who plan to arrive early.

The feature years in 2017 will be 1957, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997 and 2007, however all past students and staff are welcome to attend. The 1952, 1962 and 1972 graduates will also be celebrating their 65th, 55th and 45th reunions. All past students and staff are welcome to attend the weekend and there will be a reunion of former and current staff during lunch on Saturday.

The class of 1957
The class of 1957

Program of Events

1 - 3 December 2017

Please note: for people going on tours of the Dairy, Wildlife or Veterinary facilities, enclosed shoes must be worn.

Friday 1 December (For the early arrivals)

2.30pm                        Registration at Morrison Hall (old Shelton Hall)
4.30pm                        Staff & Graduates Club open for drinks (underneath Foundation Building)
5.45pm                        Registration desk closes
6.00pm                        Dinner at the Dining Hall

Saturday 2 December

8.00 - 9.00am              Breakfast at the Dining Hall
9.15am                        Tour of Veterinary Science Facility (will depart from Morrison Hall)
10.00am                      Registration and Morning Tea at Morrison Hall

  • Registration desk - payments, receipts, room keys, name tags, info, etc.
  • Morning Tea – meet, greet and re-connect with old acquaintances
  • Museum open for browsing, raffle and merchandise sales, displays

10:30am                      Tour of Veterinary Science Facility (will depart from Morrison Hall)  
11.00am                      Campus Bus Tour will leave at regular intervals from Morrison Hall
12.00pm                      Lunch at the Dining Hall
2.00pm                        Tour of Gatton Research Dairy  (will depart from Morrison Hall)  
2.00pm                        Staff & Graduates Club open for drinks
2.30pm                        Afternoon Tea at Morrison Hall
3.00pm                        Tour of the Wildlife Facility  (will depart from Morrison Hall)
3.00pm                        Annual General Meeting at Morrison Hall
4.15pm                        Registration desk closes and moves to Dining Hall
5.30pm                        Staff & Graduates Club closes for dinner
5.30pm                        Pre-Dinner Drinks at the Dining Hall
6.30pm                        Reunion Dinner at the Dining Hall
9.00pm                        Staff & Graduates Club open for relaxed socialising, tea and coffee provided
10.00pm                      Dining Hall closed

Sunday 3 December

8.00 - 9.00am              Breakfast at the Dining Hall
10.00am                      Campus Bus Tour will leave at regular intervals from Morrison Hall until noon
10.30am                      Morning Tea at Morrison Hall
12.00 - 1.00pm           Lunch at the Dining Hall
1.00pm                        Depart at leisure

download 2017 registration form

Any further enquiries, please contact the Secretary, Graham McClymont on 0419 778 981 or email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.