If you have any questions about your employment, talk to your supervisor or contact your HR Professional Services team.

First day

First week

During your first week you should:

Orientation events

Sign up to attend the next New Staff Expo to

  • learn about UQ's community, facilities and resources
  • be welcomed by the Vice-Chancellor and other members of our executive.

If you're an academic staff member, you can also sign up for the next Orientation for Academics new to UQ to:

  • understand your role as an academic at UQ
  • learn about teaching and learning resources, and development opportunities.

These events run twice a year, at the beginning of each semester. Dates are scheduled at the start of each year.

Settling in

To help you with your employment at UQ, you may want to understand more about:

We also encourage you to explore life at UQ and staff benefits, including:

Supervisors, managers and induction officers

The Staff Induction Policy [5.30.03] outlines the responsibilities of heads of organisational units, supervisors, induction officers and HR staff.

You can attend Managing the Induction of New Staff training to learn more about running induction programs for new employees in your area.

Complete these checklists:

Senior leaders

Complete our New to UQ Senior Leaders Program if you’re starting:

  • a senior leadership role at HEW 10 or above
  • an equivalent academic leadership position at level E or above.