Good luck to QUT Alumni & Friends and SFX editor Liam Price, who's vying for an Oscar this week as part of the sound team for Hacksaw Ridge.
And that's (almost) a wrap for Semester 1 Orientation Week for 2017! Thank you to everyone who shared their #QUTLife moments with us. Here are a few of our favourites from O Week.

If you're a current student, don't forget to follow QUT Students for the latest updates on campus events and activities.
Meet the men who could scuttle the #eurosceptics: QUT Business School's Prof Lionel Page on the upcoming elections in France and Germany. Via The Conversation.

2017 could be a turning point for European integration – but not in the way you think

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What's your #startup idea? Some of our entrepreneurial students, staff and graduates helped spark the startup fire within our new students at #OWeek2017 today. QUT Starters, qutbluebox and QUT Creative Enterprise Australia talked one on one with students, and QUT Business School grad Rachel McLean gave a warts-and-all talk about the ups and downs of being an #entrepreneur.
Spanning more than 20 locations and featuring an extensive line up of artists, the 2017 Brisbane Street Arts Festival - 11th Feb - 3rd Mar has a lot on offer, including workshops, public art installations and more. The QUT ReForm: Art in public places exhibition takes place from February 20 to March 3 at the QUT Creative Industries Precinct, including works by Jordan Azcune (pictured): [...
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If anyone can teach a computer to sing it's QUT Code Network founder Adam Hibble. His music #AI company PopGun has just been picked for the first Techstars Music accelerator program - in LA! (QUT Alumni & Friends QUTfoundry).

Techstars Music Reveals Start-Ups For Inaugural Accelerator Program: Exclusive

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Just starting your uni journey? Here's a great snapshot of life - and uni - in 20th Century Brisbane from our award-winning alumnus and ABC 7.30 host Leigh Sales. Via Brisbane Times.

The Brisbane that I used to know: Leigh Sales remembers 1980s Queensland

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Student blogger Ana has been welcoming new students on campus this week, and shares her O Week experience from both a student and staff point of view: [ Bit.ly Link ] #QUTLife
How important are #YouTube and other social media influencers becoming in politics? Could the next-gen culture warriors prove vital to winning at the polls. QUT Creative Industries 'communitainment' expert gives his views. #USpoli #Auspol

How social media stars are fighting for the Left

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Why do most cyber daters ignore their stated 'wish list' when choosing an online love match? Check out this QUT study into the online dating habits of 41,000-plus Australians [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Kelvin Grove campus is booming today. There's a student club or service for everyone. #qutlife
We're pioneering hyperspectral cameras on #drones. Check out what our IFE and QUT Science and Engineering experts shot over #NingalooReef. This story via ScienceAlert

Scientists Are Using Ultra-Res Camera Drones to Survey Australia's 'Other' Great Reef

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Join us as we celebrate the start of semester and welcome new students to QUT in 2017. Featuring live performances and some special guests.
Much like winter, social justice is coming for this warrior (student blogger Laura). Find out what Laura has been involved in while studying at QUT: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WorldSocialJusticeDay
See you at the Welcome Party on the Kidney Lawn today at Gardens Point campus for the 'big reveal' of this year's t-shirt design, free to our first-year students.
Orientation starts today for hundreds of students across our campuses, so to start the week off, here's a little blast from the past thanks to QUT Alumni & Friends. This was O-Week back in 1998. While lots has changed over the last two decades, the importance of settling into university life hasn't! Make sure to follow QUT Students for the latest updates! #QUTLife
Check into #FacebookLive tomorrow for the *big reveal* of the design for the QUT 2017 t-shirt that's free for first-year students.
A new design each year: a tradition stretching back more than a decade.
Would you talk to this little guy about your junk food cravings? Watch 7 News Brisbane 6pm tonight to find out how to join our #health #robotics study. Nicole Robinson's #HealthRobots on 7 News Australia.
While most students are savouring the last few days of the summer holidays, student blogger Amanda is sharpening her study skills, and has some tips for students about to start a new semester at university. Do you have any advice to share too? [ Bit.ly Link ]
Want to keep your immune system strong after an intense #workout?

Research shows eating carbs can help your body recover Gizmodo Australia

Science Shows Eating Carbs During A Workout Is Best For Recovery

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