If you are looking for something to do this month besides study for your finals, you’re in luck. May is shaping out to be the one of the biggest months on the calendar this year, with a variety of professional development events and portfolio building opportunities on offer throughout (including our very own social event!). With the sheer amount of events happening soon, it can be hard to figure out what to dedicate your time to in the leadup to the end of semester, so we’ve gone ahead and picked out the best of the bunch for you!

Check out a few of our favourite events coming up this month to clear the calendar for:

UQJACS x Newish x UQMAS Cocktail Evening

Newish is beyond excited to host its first event alongside UQMAS and UQJACS this month! Come along to our special cocktail evening and mix and mingle with your peers, meet alumni from societies, and enjoy the end of semester the right way!

Where: Thursday 27th May, 6:30PM

When: The Mix Bar, Woolloongabba

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UQJACS Professional Networking Evening

Bring out your best business attire and get ready for one of the most highly anticipated networking nights of the year! With representatives from over 6+ companies in attendance, this is an amazing opportunity to connect with your peers, network with industry experts, and gain insight into your future career.

Where: Darling & Co., Paddington

When: Tuesday 11th May, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

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Youngbloods: A Fair Think’um Trivia Night

Gather your teams and test your knowledge of Aussie culture at Youngbloods’ Fair Think’um Trivia Night. With over 50 questions and heaps of prizes up for grabs, it’s bound to be a fabulous night of friendly competition and true-blue humour. We hear there’s even a prize for the team with the best Aussie outfits…

Where: The Defiant Duck, Newstead

When: Thursday 6th May, 7:00PM

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Celebrating 100 Years of Journalism at UQ

Join in the joy of 100 years of journalism at the University of Queensland with a special celebration at the Brisbane Custom House! Included in the event with be presentations from keynote UQ Alumni, as well as a discussion on the future of journalism with ABC journalist Lisa Millar (and canapes, of course).

Where: Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane City

When: Tuesday 18th May, 6:15PM – 8:30PM

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PRIA Presents: Coach On The Go

Lead by coaches Kate Richardson and Leigh Morrison, gain the mindset of a manager with this exclusive masterclass presented by PRIA. This interactive session will teach you the best way to engage with your team, and take on the role of a manager to the best of your ability.

Where: Online

When: Tuesday 11th May, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

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Aruga x Brisbane Economic Development Agency: Social Media Workshop

Want to learn more about the wonderful world of social media marketing? Join in this hands-on workshop delivered by experts at Aruga in partnership with Brisbane Economic Development Agency to learn all about content creation and online advertising. The best part? IT’S FREE!

Where: Brisbane Business Hub, L2/155 Queen Street, Brisbane

When: Monday 17 May 2021, 10:00AM

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