UQ community COVID-19 advice


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The University is at Level 1 of the COVID-19 business continuity plan.

  • Masks must be worn (inside and outside) when physical distancing of 1.5m is not possible except when seated eating or drinking.
  • Indoor spaces 1 person per 2 square metres.
  • To the extent possible, physical distancing of 1.5m must also be maintained.
  • Indoor events at 100 per cent capacity with ticketed and allocated seating or 1 person per 2 square metres.
  • Outdoor events: no restrictions on capacity.
  • UQ Sport is open including for community sports.
  • Use the Check-In QLD codes when entering buildings

Staff support: HR team (askhr@uq.edu.au or +61 (07) 3365 2623) | Employee Assistance Program on 1300 360 364.

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  • Clinic opening Monday 20 September for 10-12 weeks for UQ staff, students and their families
  • The eligible age group has been expanded to include 12-60+
  • Pfizer is the preferred vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding parents 
  • Appointments 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday, and bookings are essential
  • Booking slots available for international staff and students who do not have a Medicare number
  • UQ St Lucia Medical Centre will operate the clinic in the ViewPoint Room (Building 33, St Lucia Campus).


How to book your Pfizer vaccine appointment


  1. This will take you to the UQ St Lucia Medical Centre booking portal, APPOINTUIT.
  2. If you have not used APPOINTUIT previously you will be prompted to register.
  3. Select Pfizer Vaccine 1st or 2nd dose from the drop-down menu. Available dates will display.
  4. Select your appointment date and time and complete the booking.
  5. When you are booking your first COVID vaccination, there is no need book your second appointment. It will be scheduled by the nurse when you attend your first appointment at UQ.

Further information: email UQ Health, Safety and Wellness or UQ Health Care.

AstraZeneca vaccine is available from UQ St Lucia Medical Centre. Phone 33656210 for appointments.



Updated 16 September 2021 at 8AM (AEST)


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