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Students working together with a laptop.

Enhance your employability

Complement your university study with enrichment activities designed to help you take your new knowledge outside of the classroom.

Why participate in these opportunities?

Build your portfolio

Accentuate your CV with valuable experiences that demonstrate your initiative and capabilities.

Enhance your capabilities

Sharpen your skills and abilities across a diverse range of areas and activities.

Graduate with confidence

Stand out from the crowd as a highly employable graduate who knows how to communicate their value.


Give yourself the edge by engaging in a range of UQ experiences available to you.

Global experiences
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Global experiences

Take your studies global to widen your perspective and open international career opportunities.

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Sharpen your entrepreneurial mindset by launching a Ventures startup project. Collaborate with other innovators in our dedicated 24/7 co-working spaces.

Leadership and representation
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Leadership and representation

Unlock your leadership potential and discover your secret superpowers by representing UQ at events across the country and around the world.

Research opportunities
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Research opportunities

Knowledge is power. This is truer than ever today, and research remains one of the best ways to gain knowledge.

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Put what you’ve learnt in class into practice and develop hands-on skills for the workforce.

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Share your experiences with other students to help them make the most of their time at university and beyond.

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Access to a wide range of volunteering opportunities, allowing you to find a role that matches your personal passions and professional pursuits.

More ways to sharpen your shine

Access a wide range of employability services and programs, all designed to help you graduate with career-ready capabilities.

Employability Award

The Employability Award is designed to enhance your time at UQ by encouraging you to get involved in a range of enrichment activities outside of the classroom.

Learn more
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Career Development Learning

Connect with industry, find employment opportunities and get prepared to enter the job market.

The Career Development Learning (CDL) team, in partnership with your chosen faculty, delivers careers information, workshops and support at different stages of your student life.

Discover more
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