Getting the most out of university means getting involved. The links below are to social and professional societies run by or which serve our current and past students. Membership of these groups significantly expands your university experience and provides the networking necessary to get a sound start in your profession.

Geography and Environmental Management Society

Geography and Environmental Management Society

GEMS is involved in a wide variety of leisurely pursuits such as BBQs, Pancake days, trivia nights and various daringly heroic escapades to locations such as Moreton Island, Noosa National Park & Mt Warning. The club also provides academic opportunities such as research seminars, industry nights and chances to interact with postgrads and staff in social settings.

Organisation of Planning Students (OOPS)

Organisation of Planning Students (OOPS)

OOPS targets its events to all undergraduate and postgraduate town planning students, however, a number of our events are also beneficial for environmental management and real estate development students. Our main focus is to provide social and professional events that are highly relevant and enjoyable for their members.

Professional Societies

Professional Societies

Many of the professional societies have special groups for young professionals, providing professional development and networking opportunities and usually have significantly reduced fees for students. Click here to see the list

Postgraduate Facebook Page

Postgraduate Facebook Page

The GPEM Postgrads Facebook page has been created for sharing events and information for postgraduate students.

RHD Social Committee

RHD Social Committee

The RHD Social Committee organises events to bring together staff and higher research students in the school. Please contact a student representative for more information.