Launch Party

02/03 @ 7pm | The Paddo

Join us and 15 other clubs for a night of mingling and good times at The Paddo. Tickets are essential! Theme is Thrif Shop.


Semester 1

  • Torch workshop (weekly, starting Tuesday 29/03 to 29/4)
  • Arduino Hackathlon (Friday 08/03 to Sunday 10/03)
  • Women in Engineering (Thursday 05/05)
  • Droid Racing Challenge (until June)

Semester 2

  • TBA

Past Events

Launch Night

22/02 @ 6pm | Hawken 50-T103

Come along to meet our executive team, hear what we have in store for the year ahead and get to know our new members.

Pose Estimation Talk

22/09 @ 6pm | Hawken 50-T103

Dr Tyson Phillips talks about pose estimation, localisation and LiDAR, and how these can be used to find Chicken McNuggets.

Annual General Meeting

26/10 @ 6pm | Hawken 50-N201

Cast your vote on the UQ MARS leadership for 2022 in this year's AGM!

ReLaunch Night

10/08 @ 6pm | Zoom (897-7354-4000)

Join us on Zoom (897-7354-4000) to get an update on the Micro-Mouse competition and other club events.

MicroMouse Information Session

04/05 @ 6pm | 05-207
Get the essential information on our upcoming project and competition, featuring maze-solving MicroMouse robots.

PCBs in Industry Talk

12/05 @ 6pm | 50-N201
PCB expert Scott Williams shares his top tips to improve your circuit board design skills in this industry seminar.

NASA Conference

07/05 @ 10am | on Zoom
Dr Ravi Margasahayam talks about his 28 year career in Systems and Safety Engineering, working at NASA on the forefront of space technology.

Tiny Giant Robot Talk

27/04 @ 6pm | 50-T105
Dr Pauline Pounds has a wealth of experience in mechatronics research projects and will discuss her current research project on a bipedal walking robot she calls the "Tiny Giant Robot".

CSIRO Precinct Visit

09/04 @ midday | 1 Technology Court, Pullenvale
Join us for a tour of CSIRO's QCAT facility, as we learn about the research that creates Queensland's most advanced robots.

PCB Workshop

09/03 | 5-207
Learn how to design your own circuit boards in our first weekly meeting for the year, and the first session of our ongoing PCB workshop. We'll be using the free software KiCad so be sure to bring a laptop!

Launch Night

23/02 | 5-207
Join us at our launch night! We'll introduce the club and play some trivia.

Market Day

17/02 | UQ Great Court
Come visit our stall to say hi and learn more about the club!

Annual General Meeting

22/10 | 50-N304
Have your say in the UQ MARS leadership for 2021.

Project Sessions 1-4

07/09 - 26/10 | on Zoom / 50-N304
UQMARS will be holding a series of sessions this semester focused around designing and building a simple robotic arm.

CAD Workshop

14/09 | ONLINE NOW
Learn how to use Autodesk Inventor to create your own CAD models in the second UQ MARS online workshop.

Project Information Session

24/08 @ 6pm | on Zoom
Find out all the details for our ongoing Semester 2 project, including what, when, and how to get involved.

ReLaunch Night

6/08 @ 6:30pm | UQMARS Discord server
Hop on Discord for a night of Jackbox, Cards Against Humanity and more. Find out what we have in store for Semester 2!

Arduino Workshop

30/04 | ONLINE NOW
UQMARS's first workshop of the year, Introduction to Arduino, for learning how to start your own robotics projects.

UQ MicroMouse Info Session

5/03 @ 5pm​ | 50-N202
We will be hosting our first MicroMouse competition in October. Interested in registering a team? Come along to our info session to find out more about the competition!

UQMARS Launch Party

26/02 @ 6pm​ | 78-ITLC
Our first event of the year is the UQ MARS launch party! Come along for a fun night of games and free pizza.

UQ Market Day

26/02 @ 10am-2pm​ | UQ Great Court
Meet the team, see our MicroMice robots and grab some free goodies at UQ’s Semester 1 2020 Market Day!

UQ Union Clubs and Societies Day

19/02 | UQ Great Court
Meet the team, see our MicroMice robots and grab some free goodies at UQ Union’s Semester 1 2020 Market Day!

Techfest Micromouse Competition

JAN 2020 | Mumbai, India
Nine UQ MARS members poured months of hard work into competing in IIT Bombay’s Techfest MicroMouse Competition.