Goorie Berrimpa is the Indigenous Student Association for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at the University of Queensland. Goorie is an inclusive on campus community that is made up of six student executives who organise social, sporting and professional events for all Indigenous students at UQ.


There are close to 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students currently involved in a range of on and off campus events organised by Goorie Berrimpa; from ATSIS unit student and staff bowling nights, the NAIDOC dinner and guest talks to putting together a dodgeball and netball team to compete in the UQ Social Sport.


The Goorie Berrimpa organiser is keen to have any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are interested in being apart of Goorie to come along to meetings and pitch ideas for events or offer to help organise up and coming activities. If your keen join Goorie Berrimpa email Lynda Maybanks ( to organise a time to chat and  find out how to get involved.

For more information of on Goorie Berrimpa you can join the student association Facebook page or go to


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