This program is designed for academic women at Level C who are actively pursuing career development within UQ.

The program helps you to clarify and pursue your career goals in an academic environment and provides you with the opportunity for:

  • personal growth
  • professional growth.

The program is sponsored by the University Staff Development Committee.


The program aims to:

  • assist you in developing a plan to move from being a leading academic to an academic leader
  • increase your awareness of your leadership strengths and development needs
  • give you a better understanding of the academic promotion process
  • enhance your negotiation and networking skills and built a stronger network.


The program is made up of 3 condensed modules, delivered over 8 months.

For more information on the content of the program, read the program brochure (PDF, 376.3 KB).

Development activities include:

  • interactive workshops
  • expert panels
  • group discussions
  • experiential skill development
  • self-assessment inventories
  • 360-degree feedback process
  • feedback on your academic portfolio
  • readings and reflection
  • peer coaching.

2019 program

Express your interest in the 2019 program by emailing Organisational Development.

Positions are limited and expressions of interest do not guarantee entry.