Student Centres

A Student Centre operates on each major campus as a single point for students to access a comprehensive range of services. The St Lucia Student Centre on Level One, J.D. Story Building (Building 61) is currently open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Student Services

Student Services staff help UQ students and staff manage personal, career, welfare and learning issues. The service, located in the Student Support Services Building (Building 21D), operates from 8.30am until 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

UQ Union

The Union Office on Level 4, Union Building (Building 21A) opens Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm. UQU provides services designed to support and empower students at every stage of their experience at UQ. These services include legal, education and employment advice, migration support, environmental initiatives, and welfare assistance. The Union operates multiple food and beverage outlets on campus, which you can recognise by their UQU smiley. Additionally, the Union funds and champions 220+ clubs and societies, as well as women's, international, queer, student rights and Goorie Berrimpa collectives.


There is a 24-hour security presence on St Lucia and Gatton campuses.  Phone Emergencies:

  • Extension 53333 for internal calls,  or +61 7 3365 3333 if external
  • General enquiries +61 7 3365 1234
  • Free call 1800 800 123.

Find out more about UQ Security services.

Safety awareness

The University developed its safety awareness program to maximise personal safety on campus. At UQ it includes services such as a safety bus, an escort service and a network of emergency call points on the St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

Child care

Childcare, kindergarten and after-school-care facilities (all independently operated) are available to UQ staff and students on or near all University of Queensland campuses.

Banking and postal services

All UQ campuses have ATMs, while St Lucia and Gatton students also have access to a post office. Find out more about banking and postal services.


UQ provides a comprehensive health service to help students and staff with medical or personal problems. A dental clinic is also located at UQ St Lucia. Find out more about the UQ Health Service.

Worship and religion

Chaplains from different faith communities within the UQ Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Service are available to assist students with pastoral care matters relating to their spiritual and academic life.