Undergraduate research opportunities

Work alongside world-class researchers to discover solutions to global questions

In the knowledge-based global economy, in-demand skills include the ability to think and reason critically, develop innovative ideas, analyse data and clearly explain results.

UQ coordinates a range of programs which enable you to build these skills through early research experience. Take the opportunity to test drive research to help you release your passion.

 Expand your communication skills


  Develop innovative ideas


 Network with like-minded peers

Find research opportunities

Program type

The UQ Summer Research Program provides you with an opportunity to gain research experience working alongside some of the university’s leading academics and researchers.
The UQ Winter Research Program provides you with an opportunity to gain research experience working alongside some of the university’s leading academics and researchers.
Enhance your presentation skills at the annual conference that showcases some of UQ’s finest undergraduate research projects through oral and poster presentations.
The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative available to undergraduate students from around the world.

Are you a postgraduate student?

Research opportunities for postgraduate students, like the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, are run through the UQ Graduate School.