The Student Employability Centre promotes and coordinates a number of initiatives which seek to strengthen the range of global, professional and leadership experiences offered to students.

Our goal is to maximise the student experience and enhance employability through a range of experiences, services and funding including global experiences, undergraduate research, student leadership, professional and practical experiences and careers support.

Academic Related Project

Talk to us about Work Integrated Learning, Summer and Winter research programs, Student-Staff Partnerships, Employability Award, Prestigious Scholarships and Career Mentoring programs.

employability@uq.edu.au

Meet our team

Careers Services

Talk to the team about careers support to assist students in translating, articulating and transferring these experiences into the workplace.

careers@uq.edu.au

+ 61 7 3346 1355

Biological Sciences Library,  Building 94

Meet our team

Performance and Operations

Talk to us about undergraduate research programs, student leadership activities, Employability Award, professional and practical experiences and financial assistance.

employability@uq.edu.au

Biological Sciences Library,  Building 94 (by appointment)

Meet our team

Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)

We are your dedicated point of contact for enquiries relating to student exchange, short-term experiences and financial support for global experiences.

You can contact uqabroad@uq.edu.au to make an enquiry. Appointments are available Monday to Friday between 10:30am and 3:00pm.

uqabroad@uq.edu.au

Meet our team

Employers

Advertise your opportunity 

UQ StudentHub is one of the most effective ways to advertise your employment, internship or volunteer opportunity to UQ students.

Post your employment opportunity on StudentHub

Engage with us

If your organisation is interested in working with UQ students (work placements or industry projects) please contact our Work Integrated Learning and Employability Coordinator, Anna Richards.

a.richards4@uq.edu.au

 

In addition to the support available through the UQ Student Employability Centre, Faculty and Unit Student Employability Teams provide discipline specific advice, guidance, and experiences for students.

Business, Economics & Law

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law's Student Employability Team (BEL SET) is dedicated to helps our students increase their employability, access opportunities and manage their career.

careers@bel.uq.edu.au

Room 117, Level 1, Colin Clark (39)

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

The EAIT Student Employability Team understands that the goal for many students is to find a career that puts all their years of hard work and study to good use.

employability@eait.uq.edu.au

+ 61 7 3346 6460

Graduate School (RHD students)

The Graduate School is your dedicated point of contact for research higher degree enquiries at UQ.

 graduateschool@uq.edu.au

+ 61 7 3346 0511

Level 6, John Hines Building (62), St Lucia Campus

Humanities and Social Sciences

The Student Futures Team in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) aims to help students to build connections and enhance their employability through collaborative partnerships. We develop and implement student-facing initiatives that enhance future opportunities for HASS students, by: 

  • Facilitating opportunities to build a sense of belonging for HASS students
  • Creating more employability opportunities within and outside the curriculum
  • Working in partnership with and building networks between students, student societies, staff, industry and alumni

studentfutures@hass.uq.edu.au

Room E232, Forgan Smith Building 1

Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine team is dedicated to helping all students in their faculty (domestic and international) increase their employability, access opportunities and manage their career.

med.employability@uq.edu.au

+ 61 7 3346 4719

Science

It’s never too early to start planning your career, and the Science Student Employability Team can help you build your employability at every stage of your studies.

enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Neurodiversity Hub

The Neurodiversity Hub assist students who identify as neuro-atypical to connect to explore industry placement and employment opportunities.

Find out more

Miss Lauren Barker
Career Development Adviser (EAIT)
Careers Services
+61 7 3443 2638
Ms Belinda Brear
Ms Belinda Brear
Program Coordinator
Academic Related Projects
+61 7 3346 3459
Mr Daniel Capper
Mr Daniel Capper
Senior Manager
Careers Services
+61 7 336 57075
Mr Lawrence Casey
Mr Lawrence Casey
Career Development Adviser (HABS)
Careers Services
+61 7 334 69199
Ms Rowan Collin
Service Support Officer
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3443 2632
Mrs Sasha Grandin
Service Improvement Manager
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3443 2636
Ms Katrina Greig
Ms Katrina Greig
Career Development Learning Manager
Careers Services
+61 7 3346 0626
Ms Shirley Hsueh
Global Internship Coordinator
Global Internships
61 7 3443 2637
Ms Weiya Huang
Ms Weiya Huang
Global Experiences Adviser (Asia) Appointments: Mon 12:00pm - 1:30pm and Tue 10:30am - 12:00pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
+61 7 3365 3552
Mr Jamie Jones
Mr Jamie Jones
Career Development Adviser (Science)
Careers Services
+61 7 334 61482
Mr Locky Kaye
Career Development Adviser (HASS)
Careers Services
+ 61 3443 2611
Ms Krista Markham
Careers & Employability Adviser
Careers Services
+61 7 336 54979
Ms Jan McCreary
Ms Jan McCreary
Manager Appointments: Wed 12:00pm - 1:30pm and Friday 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
Ms Paige McDonough
Ms Paige McDonough
Career Adviser (ePortfolio)
Careers Services
+61 7 336 51733
Mr Allan McGregor
Mr Allan McGregor
Systems Project Officer
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3346 1673
Ms Etty Parinas
Ms Etty Parinas
Global Experiences Adviser: Short Term Programs (Asia, Oceania & Third-Party Providers) Appointments: Mon 1:30pm - 3:00pm and Thur 12:00 - 1:30pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
+61 7 3365 9075
Ms Anna Richards
Ms Anna Richards
Work Integrated Learning and Employability Coordinator
Academic Related Projects
+ 61 7 3365 3068
Mrs Uzma Saeed
Student Financial Support Officer
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3365 2954
Ms Clare Scoble
Global Experiences Adviser (the Americas, NZ, South Africa, Scandinavia) Appointments: Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm and Thur 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
+61 7 3365 4978
Ms Katie Smith
Ms Katie Smith
Global Experiences Adviser: Short Term Programs (Americas and Europe) Appointments: Tue 12:00pm - 1:30pm and Wed 1:30pm - 3:00pm
+61 7 3365 8832
Ms Nicky Spijkerman
Ms Nicky Spijkerman
Careers & Employability Adviser
Careers Services
+61 7 3346 7828
Ms Elisha Sullivan
Global Experiences Adviser (UK and Europe) Tue 1:30pm - 3:00pm and Thur 10:30am-12:00pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
+61 7 334 61497
Ms Caroline Thompson
Ms Caroline Thompson
Team Leader and Global Experiences Adviser (General Exchange and Short-Term) Appointments: Wed 10:30am - 12:00pm and Fri 10:30am - 12:30pm
Global Experiences (formerly UQ Abroad)
+61 7 3365 2836
Zoe Toigo
Ms Zoee Toigo
Scholarships and Grants Coordinator
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3346 0655
Dr Dino Willox
Dr Dino Willox
Director (UQ Student Employability Centre)
+61 7 3346 7012
Mr Kevin Wright
Data Officer
Performance and Operations
+61 7 3346 6247

We are committed to your employability

Our first goal is to develop graduates with the knowledge, leadership skills and innovative mindset to build meaningful networks, create agile careers and put their ideas in motion.

We won most popular Careers Service in Queensland in 2017

We have over 200 student exchange partners in over 40 countries

We provided students with over $1.3 million in funding in 2017