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.

2022 program

To express your interest in the 2022 program, complete the Career Progression for Women Program online form.

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


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, 1.2 MB).

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.