Back to College Weekend

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

It begins on the Friday with an informal BBQ dinner available in the Friday evening for those who plan to arrive early. You can arrive earlier if you wish. Registration is usually from 4:00pm.

There are Feature Years each year, however all past students and staff are welcome to attend. The Feature Years are those celebrating their "10 year" reunions and also those wishing to celebrate the “5 year” interval.

Typical program of events

Friday events

2.30 pmRegistration at UQGPSA Office, downstairs Morrison Hall (old Shelton)
4.30 pmBar open for drinks (underneath Foundation Building)
5.45 pmRegistration desk closes
6.00 pmBBQ outdoors at the bar

Saturday events

8.00 – 9.00 amBreakfast at the Dining Hall
9.00 am

Downstairs Morrison Hall recreation area:

  • 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


9.15 amTour of Veterinary Science Facility *
10.30 amTour of Veterinary Science Facility *
11.00 amCampus Bus Tour at regular intervals throughout the day *
11.30 amYear group photos on the steps of the Foundation Building
12.00 noonLunch at the Dining Hall
2.00 pm

Tour of Gatton Research Dairy *

Staff & Graduates Club opens for drinks

2.30 pm

Afternoon Tea at Morrison Hall

3.00 pmAnnual General Meeting at Morrison Hall
4.15 pmRegistration desk closes and moves to Dining Hall
5.30 pmStaff & Graduates Club closed for dinner
Pre-Dinner Drinks at the Dining Hall
6.15 pm

Commencement of formal dinner proceedings

6.30 pmReunion Dinner
9.00pmStaff & Graduates Club open for relaxed socializing
10.00 pmDining Hall closed

Sunday events

8.00 – 9.00 amBreakfast at the Dining Hall
10.00 amCampus Bus Tour at regular intervals until noon
10.30 amMorning Tea at Morrison Hall
12.00 – 1.00 pm Lunch at the Dining Hall
1.00 pm Depart at leisure

* All tours depart from and return to the front of Morrison Hall. People going on tours of the Dairy or Veterinary facilities please note that enclosed shoes must be worn.

Any further enquiries, please contact the Secretary, Kim Jorgensen on 0438 130 963 ​ or email: