UQLife Meals and Mates

Are you an international student who is facing hardship and cannot access government funding? This 4-week program has been developed in conjunction with Study Brisbane and the QLD State Government to provide access to nutritious meals and social connection to our international students who are not able to access federal government funding. Learn more.

Free Nutrition and Fitness Consultations in the Virtual Village

The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Science students will be holding free nutrition and health and fitness consultations as part of their course placement. Get free individualised nutrition, diet and fitness advice based on your medical history and health goals as well as access to a comprehensive health plan and small group sessions. The consults will be available for all UQ students and staff, and all sessions will be supervised by accredited Dieticians and Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientists. 

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Allens COVID-19 in the spotlight: insights & analysis

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt Australia's economy, Allens addresses challenges and provide clarity around unfolding legal issues. View resources. 

Indigenous Student Emergency Support fund

An emergency fund has been established to mitigate the significant challenges and financial hardship Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their families are experiencing due to COVID-19.  All gifts and donations to the fund will be matched by the university. You can support the fund here. You can read more about this fund here.

UQ Financial Hardship support

UQ has recently increased funding, allowing more students to access support. Apply for assistance

Tenants Queensland

Access a number of resources related to your living arrangements via Tenants Queensland. Resources include examples of letters to landlords and other forms you may need. View more.

Accessing food and groceries

If you are self-isolating and unable to obtain basic essentials, there are a number of ways you can get access to these items from supermarket deliveries, meal delivery services and UQ Help Hampers. Learn more.

Bulk billed health consults

UQ Health Care is working hard to support the health of our community including bulk billed and phone appointments. Book your appointment now.

Other useful resources [external]

Information for rental issues | Tenants Queensland fact sheet

Information for rental issues | RTA educational resources

Australian Government (financial hardship) | Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and support

Australian Government’s Department of Health WhatsApp Channel | Sign up for alerts

Caxton Legal Centre inc | COVID-19 fact sheet and video series

Information for International students | The Australian Government.

Other useful resources [internal to UQ]

The BEL Student Employability Team | Help with finding employment, career planning, connecting with industry and building their employability skills during this time. 

BEL International Services Unit | International undergraduate students in their first semester at UQ can contact their advisers for advice or assistance.

BEL Student Experience Team | Advice for domestic undergraduate students, and international undergraduate students in their second semester or beyond.

Postgraduate administration officers | Advice for all domestic and international postgraduate students.

UQ Virtual Village | A virtual space that brings everyday connections into one platform to help students transition their study and social life online.

Laptops for Loan | The Library's scheme is available to students on a case-by-case basis.

UQ Union | Advocacy and support.

Counselling, accommodation and financial support | Access a range of support via my.UQ

UQ Union Financial First Aid | Apply for assistance.