The UQ Strategic Plan outlines that UQ will strive to support the career progression of women, with a particular focus on the career progressions of academic women.

These programs have been designed to help provide equal access to rewards, resources and opportunities for career progression and growth.

Career Advancement for Senior Academic Women

The 6-month Career Advancement for Senior Academic Women program is designed to help senior academic women achieve the skills necessary for professorial positions at UQ.

Career Progression for Women

The Career Progression for Women program is designed for academic women at Level C who are actively pursuing career development within UQ.

Promoting Women Fellowships

The Promoting Women Fellowships enhance the promotion prospects of academic women in support of UQ's larger strategy to address women's historical under-representation in senior academic roles.

The Fellowship is designed to enable women to focus on being appropriately prepared for their applications for promotion.

SAGE Pilot of Athena SWAN

The national SAGE Pilot of the Athena SWAN program aims to address and improve gender equity in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

UQ Development Fellowships Advancing Female Academics

The UQ Development Fellowships support UQ’s strategic objective to promote the career advancement of women in academia.

All female applicants qualify under the strategic objective of Advancing Female Academics.

The UQ Development Fellowships has a target of 40% of awards for female academics, provided an adequate number of quality applications are received.

Women in Engineering Program

Women in Engineering Program

The Women in Engineering Program is a university-led, industry-funded program that aims to increase the UQ undergraduate engineering female enrolment from its current 20% to 30% by 2023, and to cement UQ’s position as the university of choice for women studying engineering in Australia.