Represent UQ

Gain insights into your personal capabilities and realise your leadership potential.

Each year UQ selects a small number of students to represent UQ at Australian and international events.

These programs provide a fantastic opportunity to develop your network of international contacts and challenge yourself personally and intellectually. 

 Challenge yourself


 Build your networks


 Gain confidence

Find leadership opportunities

Each year UQ selects a small number of students to participate in U21 programs. These programs bring students together from all 27 U21 partners to engage with, and discuss ideas pertaining to research and global issues.
The Foundation invites UQ undergraduate students to apply to participate in a 21-day company-sponsored student visit to Japan from 19 November to 10 December 2019. All expenses paid.

Financial support

Funding for other domestic or international leadership opportunities may be available through the Employability Grant.

Gain recognition for your leadership initiative

What our students say

Hear stories and advice from previous student representatives

Beth Phillipson
"The U21 Human Rights Summer School provided me with an opportunity to explore the complexities of human rights theory and practice in an open, supportive environment"

Beth attended the U21 Summer School in the USA
Lucas Medcraft
"My participation helped me build connections with other International students and generated conversations about the various issues that they are facing throughout their studies."

Lucas participated in the CISA National Education Conference
Conor O'Neill
"The conference is really rewarding and I recommend everyone to apply. You'll hopefully learn a bit about yourself, broaden some of your horizons, and positively impact your life."

Conor participated in the National Student Leaders Forum