At USQ, all employees will become members of UniSuper. UniSuper is Australia's only super fund dedicated to higher education and research professionals and is one of Australia's largest super funds.
In 2015, UniSuper was awarded the Chant West Super Fund of the Year Award, announced by the Prime Minister of Australia. The Fund of the Year Award recognises excellence across a range of criteria including investments, member services, fees, insurance, administration and organisational strength.
Investments are one of the most important aspects of superannuation. In 2015, UniSuper also won the Chant West Best Investment Fund which recognises the quality of investment processes and resources and whether they are likely to deliver strong returns.
By joining UniSuper, you will enjoy the benefits of being a member of a fund that has achieved excellence in the industry, and is doing a great job for its members.
UniSuper provides a great range of superannuation plans for employees, along with other services and benefits such as:
- a dedicated website for USQ employees,
- various seminars and webinars,
- on campus appointments with advisors, and
- a variety of tools and resources to help you manage your super better.
Employees who started working with USQ before 1 July 1991 may be members of QSuper.
There are a number of contacts available in relation to your superannuation.
Superannuation salary packaging
You should also be aware that the University offers the opportunity to salary package the superannuation component of your salary.