Learning Potential Fund (LPF) recipients at the launch of the LPF Friends and Alumni Chapter. From left to right: Eleny Hoojier, Tamara Drazic, Tia Kitchener, CJ Thom, Hayley Fox, Daniel Corhodzic and Mikaela Kovac.
Learning Potential Fund (LPF) recipients at the launch of the LPF Friends and Alumni Chapter. From left to right: Eleny Hoojier, Tamara Drazic, Tia Kitchener, CJ Thom, Hayley Fox, Daniel Corhodzic and Mikaela Kovac.

Chapter news

LPF Friends and Alumni

A new chapter has been established for alumni recipients, donors and friends of the QUT Learning Potential Fund, which supports students facing financial disadvantage. Alumni, students, donors and advocates for the Learning Potential Fund are all welcome to join. To find out more and register your interest, please email alumni@qut.edu.au

Early Childhood Alumni QUT (ECAQ)

The ECAQ chapter hosted the fifteenth annual Jean Ferguson Memorial Lecture on 6 September, on the topic “Teachers as Researchers.” The panel discussion provided an insight into the practice of early childhood teachers who undertake research in their classrooms to inform and improve teaching practice. If you’d like to join the ECAQ chapter to take part in future lectures and chapter networking activities, please email ecaq.alumni@qut.edu.au

QUT Business Alumni

Formerly known as the Brisbane Executive Club (BEC), the QUT Business Alumni chapter has a new name after undergoing a recent expansion to include graduates from all levels of study (undergraduate, postgraduate and research). If you’re a QUT Business School graduate interested in becoming a part of the QUT Business Alumni chapter, please email alumni@qut.edu.au

Community of Former Staff (CoFS)

The Community of Former Staff (CoFS) recently held the 20 Year Club and CoFS Dinner, recognising QUT staff attaining 20 and 25 years of service in 2016. This year 83 staff were welcomed to the 20 Year Club, with a further 56 reaching a milestone of 25 years at QUT.

Science Engineering Alumni Dean’s Scholars (SEADS)

The Engineering Dean’s Scholars Alumni Chapter (EDSA) has been renamed Science Engineering Alumni Dean’s Scholars (SEADS). The chapter brings together Dean’s Scholars of QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty to offer exclusive opportunities for networking with fellow scholars, faculty and industry partners and celebrated its 10 year anniversary as an official Alumni Chapter at the year’s Alumni AGM held on 18 October. If you’re a Science and Engineering Faculty Dean’s Scholars Program graduate or current student and would like to join SEADS, please email alumni@qut.edu.au