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Gender equality

At USQ, our continued success as a University depends on our people.  We are committed to providing equal opportunity and a rewarding workplace for all employees.   Promoting and improving gender equality and outcomes in the workplace is a key priority, with many initiatives and events on offer to create an inclusive workplace. 

Our gender equality initiatives


We engage in a number of external accreditation programs which aim to develop and advance the careers of women.

We are currently proud participants in the Athena Swan program, and have previously held Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice, and aim to provide equal opportunities, and a rewarding and safe workplace for all staff.


Our Vice-Chancellor continues to champion gender equality and gender pay equity as a priority.   

Development and support

We also offer a range of programs and initiatives which directly support women at USQ including: