Booking Music Rooms and Computers

Booking Rooms

Students enrolled in Music courses can book School rooms for instrumental practice, group work, and rehearsals. There are seven student practice rooms (430 to 433 and 452 to 454) and seven teaching rooms (413, 414, 422, 434, 455, 458 and 460) you can book using UQ Book It. BMus(Hons) percussion students may also book the percussion room (459).

When booking rooms with UQ Book It, click on Music Resources to book a practice room and Music Teaching Rooms to book a teaching room. Please put your name in the Title section and your student number, student email and the reason you're making the booking in the Description section.

Students can make make room bookings for Semester One from 1 February, and for Semester Two from 1 July. Staff may cancel bookings if a room is required for a teaching activity: if you are asked to leave a room by a staff member, please do so.

If someone else has booked a room but has not arrived at 10 minutes past the start of the booking, you may use the room until they arrive.

Students may book the practice rooms (430 to 433, 452 to 454, 459 for percussionists) for the following periods of time:

  • BMus(Hons) performance students - 2 hours per day individual practice
  • MMus, MPhil and PhD performance students - 3 hours per day individual practice
  • Students enrolled in Musicianship courses - 1 hour per week group work (not for individual practice)
  • Students enrolled in MUSC1150, MUSC3840 and MUSC3850 - 2 hours per week individual practice, 1 hour per week group work
  • BEd(Sec) and MTeach students enrolled in EDUC1601, EDUC2602, EDUC4645, EDUC4658, EDUC7645 and EDUC7658 - 1 hour per week group work (not for individual practice)

Conditions of Room Use

Whoever has booked the room is responsible for the contents of the room, including chairs, tables, pianos and music stands.

No food or drink is to be consumed in the room.

No objects are to be placed on any piano in the room.

No equipment is to be removed from the room.

At the end of the period of use, all furniture and other items must be returned to their original positions and all rubbish removed.

Students require special permission from Dr Anna Grinberg to use the Steinway grand pianos in the Nickson Room (434). This is usually granted only to students rehearsing for upcoming concerts, competitions, and practical examinations.

Student Card Swipe Access

Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Master of Music students are given swipe access to practice rooms and teaching rooms in their first semester of enrolment. BMus(Hons) percussion students are also given swipe access to the percussion room (459).

Other students enrolled in a Music course are given swipe access to these rooms on request. Please contact us at music@uq.edu.au to request swipe access.

Students enrolled in Music Technology courses (MUSC1010, MUSC2010, MUSC3010, MUSC3020, MUSC7730) and in EDUC4645 and EDUC7645 are given swipe access to the computer lab (414) for the semester. Students enrolled in MUSC3010 and MUSC3020 are also given swipe access to the Nickson Room studio (511).

How to book rooms in UQ Bookit:

1) Go to your UQ Dashboard
2) Click on ‘All Apps’ down the bottom of the left menu bar
3) Click on ‘UQ Bookit’
4) If you wish to book a practice room click on ‘Music Resources’. If you want to book a teaching/rehearsal room, click on ‘Music Teaching Rooms’
5) Click on the room and the time you would like to book
6) Put your name in the ‘Title’ section
7) Put your number, email and purpose for booking (usually that would be your subject code) in the ‘Description’ section
8) Click ‘book’

You should receive a confirmation in your UQ email account almost immediately after you make your room booking.

Change or cancel your room booking:
1) Click on ‘My Bookings’ in the left menu bar
2) Bookit will automatically take you to bookings you have made in the present week. If you need to navigate to the future bookings, use the dropdown calendar menu in the top-center of the screen.
3) Once you have found your booking, click on it.
4) Click ‘Edit’ to make changes, or ‘Cancel’ to cancel your booking

Booking Computers and the Studio

Students enrolled in Music Technology courses (MUSC1010, MUSC2010, MUSC3010, MUSC3020, MUSC7730) and in EDUC4645 and EDUC7645 can book a computer workstation in the computer lab (414). Please click on Music Resources in UQ Book It, put your name in the Title section and your student number, student email and the reason you're making the booking in the Description section.

Students enrolled in MUSC3010 and MUSC3020 can also book the Nickson Room studio (511).