AMSI Winter School 2018 will be hosted by The University of Queensland which is located at St Lucia in Brisbane. Bordering the Brisbane River, the campus has impressive grounds including three lakes, an aquatic centre, tennis courts, eight athletic ovals as well as other state of the art facilities.


This campus is well served by multiple public transport options. The closest transport hubs are listed below:

  • Closest Airport: Brisbane Airport
  • Closest Train Stations: Toowong, Park Road, Dutton Park stations
  • Closest Bus Interchanges:
  • Closest Main Bus Stops:
  • Closest Ferry Wharf: on Sir William Macgregor Drive, close to the Elenor Schonell Bridge

For more details on how to get to The University of Queensland visit

As local bus, rail and ferry timetables and routes can change, we suggest you visit the TransLink Website to plan your journey.


Student accommodation will be located at Emanuel College, which is a local student accommodation provider close to the UQ St Lucia Campus. Students staying at Emanuel College will be accommodated in student lodging rooms from Sunday 1 July to Saturday 14 July 2018.

AMSI and UQ make every effort to keep costs associated with student accommodation to a minimal amount. For more information, please contact the Winter School Director.

Please note: Accommodation for local Brisbane students is not offered, though all attendees are more than welcome to attend the social events during the AMSI Winter School.

Grants / Financial Support

AMSI, The University of Queensland, and event sponsors offer two types of Grants to assist attendees from AMSI Member Institutions/Organisations with the costs of travel, accommodation and/or caring responsibilities to attend AMSI Winter School.

  • AMSI Travel Grants

To view eligibility guidelines and/or apply for an AMSI Winter School Grant, please visit our Grants page.