Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment

USQ is fully committed to increasing the educational, employment, training and career development opportunities for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed at the University.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Development and Employment Strategy aims to increase the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to 2.5% of the University workforce. The strategy seeks to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to both academic and professional positions across all facets of the University.  Initiatives include:

For all enquiries regarding the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Development and Employment Strategy please contact the Indigenous Employment Strategy Coordinator.

External initiatives

USQ encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed at the University to access any available externally funded professional development opportunities including:

  • The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education funds Indigenous Staff Scholarships each year. For more information please visit the Indigenous Staff Scholarships website or contact the Department by email.