Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Resources to get started on your UQ Computing journey.

Welcome to your Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Information Technology studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

We have put some information together to help you get started on your UQ journey.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the School of ITEE Coursework Studies Office.


 Complete tasks at Starting at UQ, and enrol in your courses

Starting at UQ is a step-by-step guide to planning your studies, and includes all the new-student basics you'll need to know to get started:

  • The enrolment process and registering for courses
  • Student ID cards and purchasing textbooks.
  • Fees information

One of the key steps is to choose and enrol in your courses for your first semester at UQ. To help you with this, we have compiled resources to help you to choose your courses and to plan the first year of your program:

Bachelor of Computer Science (and dual degrees) >

Bachelor of Information Technology (and dual degrees) >


 Get to know the ITEE Learning Centre (ITLC)

The ITEE Learning Centre (ITLC) is an informal study space provided for all students in the School of ITEE computing programs. It is a place you can meet other students, find a place to study or do some team work. It is located in Room 217 in General Purpose South (Building 78). In addition, ITLC has tutors that can provide high-level help with your courses (e.g. approaching an assessment, decomposing a problem): https://www.itee.uq.edu.au/itee-learning-centre-tutors

IT Learning Centre
GP-South (78)
Room 217 (Map)

Learning Centre tutors >


 Get organised to study before semester begins

There are a number of things you can do to ensure you hit the ground running when semester begins.

This page provides resources to help you:

  • Plan your time and practical living arrangements for the start of the semester
  • Get essential online tools and computer programs setup so that you are ready for study from day one

Get organised >


 Find out where you can get support and ask questions

UQ is a big place, and it can be hard to navigate around when you first get started.

This page provides a quick guide to some of the places you can go to get questions answered and to get support.

Find support >

 Get connected and grow your skills

From joining a student club or society, to working on your own project in the UQ Innovate space, there are lots of ways to meet other students and learn new skills.

Get connected >


 Attend Orientation

Orientation is scheduled for 10am–3.30pm on Tuesday 20 July 2021.

If you are a flexible mode (on-campus) student, you should register and attend the on-campus activites. If you are an external students, or can't make it to campus of orientation week, you will be able to attend your orientation session online via Zoom.

Explore Orientation >