Starting your teaching career at UQ is an exciting opportunity to grow and develop as an academic.

Academics play a vital role in teaching and learning. The University adopts an institutional approach to ensuring all new teaching staff have access to high quality teaching and learning training.​ UQ also values contribution to innovation and thought leadership in the field of teaching and learning.

UQ programs for new teachers and tutors

New teachers and tutors programs

An orientation and induction program for academic staff new to UQ.
An orientation and induction program for tutors and casual academic sessional staff new to UQ.
A semester-long program for UQ tutors designed to enhance their practice and formally recognise their work through the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Professional learning events

Keynote lecture - Teaching and learning for the work of the future

29 October 2018 10:00am11:00am
What does the future of work mean for your teaching and employability initiatives? Attend this keynote by Dr Thomas Carey (USA) to find out.

Stand up to stand out - Student employability in the spotlight

29 October 2018 11:00am12:00pm
How do UQ experiences prepare and contribute to the negotiation of a disruptive and constantly evolving world of work, careers and employability? Listen to a selection of UQ students to find out.

Excellent Teachers Showcase

29 October 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
Our Award winning teachers are tops. In this showcase a selection of UQ's best teachers will speak about their teaching techniques and strategies.

ePortfolio Models of Use

29 October 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
Learn about the four models of use of ePortfolio at UQ with case studies and discussions on each; Developmental, Collaborative, Reflective and Showcase.

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology Showcase

30 October 2018 9:00am12:00pm
This T&L showcase from EAIT staff will feature active demonstration sessions on eLIPSE, the Maker Space and a Virtual Reality tool, demonstrating tools and activities that can be incorporated into your teaching.