Become a student partner

Join a project to effect change at UQ


Partner on a Student-Staff Partnership (SSP) project to transform the UQ experience.

Collaborate with students and staff on a project in one of the following areas:

  • Student experience
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Governance and Strategy

By joining a project team you can grow your network, develop your professional capabilities, and contribute to the UQ Employability Award.

Students also receive a student partner grant to support their engagement in the project.

Watch the video below to learn more about being a student partner and how the partnership experience can enhance your employability.

 Student partner applications for Round 3 projects are open now and close 23 June. 

How to apply


Any student currently enrolled at UQ can apply to become a student partner.

Check key dates

Projects are 15 or 20 weeks long and run across 4 rounds per year. You can expect to commit up to:

  • 50 hours for a 15 week project ($1000 grant)
  • 75 hours for a 20 week project ($1500 grant)

Please review the project timelines to plan your engagement.

View project timelines

Find a project and apply

Projects are listed on StudentHub when Student Partner applications are open for each round.

Find a project you are passionate about from current open opportunities below. Select the project for more information and link to StudentHub project listing and application form.

In your application you will need to address why you want to partner on this project and your suitability. You can access resources to help prepare your application below. 

You may apply for a maximum of three (3) projects per round. 

Once applications close, the project instigator will assess and select student partners to form the project team. You may only participate in one (1) project per round.

Get tips on writing applications

Check current opportunities

Applications for Round 3 are currently open to 23 June 2024.

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