Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

first year students project team

The First Year Engineering Learning Centre (FYELC, 50-C201) is in the Hawken Engineering Building and is a multi-purpose space to enhance the experience of BE(Hons) students and a place to call 'home'.

The collaborative learning space has a relaxed, contemporary design to encourage student interaction, learning and teamwork. The centre promotes student networks and helps to smooth the transition from high school to university and is a place for BE(Hons) students to call 'home'.

What does the FYELC offer?

  • Informal collaborative study/ social space for first year BE(Hons) students.
  • First year student experience staff to help with a wide range of enquiries. 
  • Dedicated first year academic advisor.
  • FYELC tutors who are experts in first year courses.
  • Borrow a laptop (Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm).
  • Book team study spaces (Mon-Weds, Friday, 9am–3pm).
  • Kitchen facilites (Microwaves, fridge, hot and cold water).
  • Find out about the latest engineering events.

The centre is staffed by:

  • Emeritus Professor Caroline Crosthwaite (First Year BE(Hons) Academic Advisor)
    Available for Zoom Appointments. 
  • Ms Lisa Deacon AFHEA (Coordinator, First Year Student Experience)
    P: +61 7 3365 3678/ +61 416 969 965 E: l.deacon@uq.edu.au.
  • Joshua Wellwood (Student Experience Assistant) 
    P: +61 7 3346 7881 E: Y1eng@uq.edu.au.

FYELC Access 

Please note the FYELC will be closed from Monday 27 September - Friday 1 October for IT upgrades. Need an alternative space to study during mid sem break? Go to: https://web.library.uq.edu.au/locations-hours/study-space-availability

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday Open - No swipecard needed
4:00pm - 9:00am Monday - Friday Swipecard Access Only
12:00am - 12:00pm Saturday - Sunday Swipecard Access Only

BE(Hons) first year students will have 24/7 access added to their student card. Issue with access? Yr1eng@uq.edu.au.  

Tutors area available in the FYELC and via Zoom!  

Tutors are available Weeks 2-13 Including SWOTVAC (Excluding Mid Sem Break).

Monday 

CSSE1001
12pm–2pm

ENGG1700
12pm–2pm

   
Tuesday

ENGG1001
10am–11am

ENGG1100
12pm–2pm

MATH
​11am–1pm

 

ENGG1700
12pm–2pm

 

Wednesday ENGG1500
10am–12pm

 

ENGG1700
12pm–2pm

 

ENGG1500
​1pm–2pm

 

ENGG1300
2pm–3pm

Thursday

ENGG1001
10am–12pm

ENGG1700
12pm–2pm

ENGG1300 
1pm–2pm

 
Friday

ENGG1300
10am–11am

ENGG1700
12pm–2pm