Career development

Our skilled and motivated staff are integral to providing the best teaching and learning outcomes for students, which is why we provide a range of programs and resources aimed at enhancing your skills.

From the moment you start at UQ, support is available through orientation programs for new academics, short courses and professional development resources, and teaching and research opportunities. We also utilise performance appraisals designed to help you through your career.

Find out where your career can take you 

For new teachers and tutors

Orientation and induction programs

A 4-hour session for academics new to UQ, providing essential information about the University and your role as an academic.
An introduction to teaching and learning at UQ for lecturers and course coordinators (four sessions over one semester).
An introduction to teaching and learning at UQ for tutors and casual academic sessional staff (three sessions over one semester).
A semester-long program for UQ tutors leading to the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).


HEA@UQ program

International accreditation of your teaching and learning practice through the Higher Education Academy (HEA)


Continuing professional learning

Ongoing professional learning opportunities, events and resources

For emerging leaders in teaching and learning at UQ – pathway to Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
Workshops and other professional learning events providing pedagogical support on a range of topics.
A common place to share ideas in teaching and learning, and to network with peers.
External resources provided by other institutions including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and podcasts.