Welcome First Years
Here are some resources to get you started!
First Year Guide
- UQMS has collated a guide to ease you into medical school, provide you with valuable resources, and make navigating the official UQ website a little less daunting: The Very Handy Guide to First Year Medicine
Arms and Affiliates Guide
- Check out this guide featuring all the UQMS Arms and Affiliates you can get involved with during medical school to persue your specific interests! Make sure to come along to the Arms and Affiliates Tradeshow on Friday February 3rd at 3pm in UQCentre to sign up! Arms and Affiliates Guide 2023
UQMind and Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing in Medicine
- UQMind is the wellbeing arm of the UQMS. While UQMind promotes mental health and wellbeing in medicine, they are just medical students like yourself. If you would like to seek professional help, please talk to your GP. You can find out more details of professional resources that are available to you on the UQMind Resources page.
- Welcome to Brisbane! The UQ MD International Class of 2025 Facebook Group is available to help you connect with other first year international students.
- Stay tuned for the 2026 Group link.
UQMS Year 1 Drive
- A Google drive with lots of resources is available on the Year 1 UQMS page. To access the drive, you will need a password that is included in each of our monthly UQMS member emails.
UQMS Social Media Links
- First Year Group: UQ MD Class of 2026 Facebook Group
- All Years Group: UQMS Students – All Years Facebook Group. This group is updated with information and events that are relevant to all years of the MD program.
- UQMS Page
- Instagram: UQMS (@uqmedsoc)
- Youtube (Med Revue): UQ Med Revue – YouTube
AMSA (Australian Medical Students’ Association)
Keen to be involved in UQMS?
- There are many First Year Convenor and Rep Positions available:
- Merchandise Officer
- Year 1 Representative
- Year 1 International Student Committee Representative
- Junior AMSA Representative
- Keg II Convenors (Group position)
- First Year End of Year BBQ Convenors (Group position)