JACtech is a loans service that allows students to borrow production equipment for use in their assessments and to develop their folio. This service is open to students within the School of Communication and Arts and is offered at no cost.  Equipment available includes still image cameras, video cameras, tripods, audio recorders and mobile-phone video kits.   High end kits will require you to have completed relevant MaPS workshops before borrowing.  To book equipment please visit http://jactech.com.au

Please note that the JACtech loans desk is only open during teaching weeks.

JACtech Contact

Phone: 07 334 68226

Email: jactech@uq.edu.au 

Location: Level 2, Joyce Ackroyd Building 37

Opening times: Monday-Friday, within UQ teaching weeks

  • 9:30am-10:00am
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm
  • 4:00pm-4:30pm


Student Equipment Loan Rules

  1. Must be a student in the School of Communication and Arts with a current UQ student card. You must have your STUDENT CARD to borrow equipment.
  2. Bookings must be made in advance through the Jactech website: http://jactech.com.au/
  3. Students must personally sign out and sign in all borrowed equipment. 
  4. Students must take full responsibility for the equipment during the loan period.
  5. Video Camera, DSLR Camera and Audio kits are for three business days.
  6. Equipment is only loaned during teaching weeks.
  7. Students must return ALL the equipment to JACtech on time and with no missing items. 
  8. You may contact via email jactech@uq.edu.au if you need to request information or discuss an issue. 
  9. Returned equipment must be checked and signed off by JACtech staff only.
  10. Students who do not return equipment on time will be placed on loan restrictions.

*Please note JACtech only uses rechargeable batteries for environment reasons. These batteries MUST be returned with the equipment.