AMSI Winter School 2024 on the Mathematics of Decision Making Under Uncertainty will be held in Brisbane and online from 24 June – 5 July.

The main conference will be held at:

Forgan Smith Building – view campus map
The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
University Drive
St Lucia QLD 4067


Internet access

UQ offers Free Public WIFI to guests and visitors to its campuses. Alternatively, you may use your home institution’s login with Eduroam.


Situated just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre, the University of Queensland (UQ) is home to historic sandstone buildings, contemporary architecture, as well as picturesque gardens and lakes.

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

  • Airport – Brisbane Airport
  • Train Stations – Toowong and Dutton Park stations
  • Bus services – A short walk from King George Square and Queens Street bus stations
  • Ferry ‘City Cat’ – St Lucia terminal located adjacent to the UQ lakes and Eleanor Schonell Bridge
  • Taxi or rideshare – taxi ranks can be found at Chancellor’s Place (near the bus stop) and University Drive (in front of the Morgan Smith building)
  • Parking – paid parking on campus is available but limited

For more details on how to get to the University of Queensland, click here.

A “Go Card” is required to access public transport. These can be purchased on arrival at Brisbane Airport or at selected retailers around Brisbane. As public transport timetables and routes can chance, we suggest you visit the Translink Website to plan your journey.

Travel Grants

AMSI Winter School travel grants are available to assist regional Queensland or interstate students from AMSI member universities with the cost of travel and accommodation. Female, First Nations and regional, rural and remote students are encouraged to apply.


Below are some accommodation options located near the University of Queensland. Attendees are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.

Accommodation close to UQ

Accommodation options on campus

UQ’s The Women’s College

The Women’s College has a number of accommodation options available to visiting attendees including:

  • Self contained apartments
  • Single study bedrooms with private ensuite
  • Single study bedrooms with shared ensuite (1 bathroom to 2 bedrooms)
  • Single study bedrooms with shared facilities.


(within The University of Queensland) View St Lucia Campus maps (Women’s College located at M12)
College Road
St Lucia QLD 4067


Contact The Women’s College

Contact number: 61-7-3377 4500

Accommodation options off campus

Jephson Hotel

Location: 9 Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Rating: 4 stars
Distance to UQ: 2.6km
Details: Situated close to the Toowong Village, Jephson hotel boasts convenient access to public transport with the Toowong train station just a short walk away. It is only a five-minute drive from the University of Queensland. The hotel offers stylish accommodation with modern facilities. All rooms have their own private balcony and guests can enjoy free wifi.

Inn on the Park Apartments

Location: 21 Patrick Lane, Toowong QLD 4066
Rating: 4 stars
Distance to UQ: 3km
Details: Inn on the Park offers stylish, modern self-contained apartments with stunning views over the Brisbane River, Brisbane city, and the parklands. It is just 2 minutes’ walk from the Brisbane river, 5 minutes’ walk from the ferry terminal, and 9 minutes’ walk from both Toowong Shopping Village and a variety of trendy restaurants on Park Road. The apartments are equipped with European kitchen appliances. Guests also have access to an outdoor pool, a gymnasium, a games room, and dry-cleaning services.

Chasely Apartment Hotel

Location: 435 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066
Rating: 3.5 stars
Distance to UQ: 4.6 km
Details: Chasely Apartment Hotel offers 1 & 2 bedroom apartments in an ideal location for affordable prices. Overlooking the Brisbane River and is opposite the Wesley Hospital, it is right on the main Bus, River City Cat and Train routes, making it an ideal accommodation option. It is also close to trendy restaurants on Park Road, with Brisbane CBD and Southbank only a short or ferry ride away.

Toowong Central Motel Apartments

Location: 38 Jephson St, Toowong Brisbane QLD
Rating: 3 stars
Distance to UQ: 3.9km
Details: Toowong Central Motel Apartments offer self-contained studio apartments, two minutes walk from Toowong Village Shopping Centre, train, ferry and bus options. Apartments are self-contained, fully serviced and air conditioned with a kitchenette ideal for cooking light meals and a private balcony.

Essence Suite Taringa

Location: 28-32 Morrow St, Taringa, QLD, 4068
Rating: 4 stars
Distance to UQ: 4.1km
Details: Essence Suites Taringa is located in Taringa, with direct access to Taringa Train Station and a short distance away from the University of Queensland, Inooroopilly Shopping Centre and Queen Street Mall. They include ensuite bathrooms with shower and hairdryers, mini fridge/freezer, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities.


There are many good options for dining at UQ.

  • For lunch on campus, UQ has a number of cafes and fast food options including St Lucy’s Caffe e Cucina. Learn more