UQ Student Representation

UQ Student Representation

The Student-Staff Partnerships team is here to streamline the process of training and recruiting student representatives. The SSP team work closely with UQ Union and various committees at UQ to recruit student reps, ensure they are provided with opportunities, and receive adequate training and support.

If you would like to incorporate student representation in your program, school or division, please contact the Student-Staff Partnerships team.

Annual lifecycle

September 2020 Opportunities open for application
October 2020 Selection of new representatives
November 2020 New representatives shadowing senior representatives
February 2021 Central training and support for new representatives
March 2021 onwards New representatives take over the role - support and engagement available at all times


What we offer students 

  • Resources and training on how to be a student representative
  • Social events and networking opportunities
  • Access to further opportunities to get involved at the University
  • Advocating for student representative opportunities throughout the University

What we offer staff

  • Help recruit suitable student representatives
  • Resources and training on how to support student representatives
  • Assistance with engaging student representatives
  • Support in promoting the value of student representatives for the University

Student Representation at UQ

UQ's Student Representation initiative encourages student and staff to work together in partnership and enhance the student experience. Representation can occur in a wide variety of ways, such as on committees, boards, or in advisory groups. Find out more about how you can get involved as a student or staff member below.

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