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My STARS online recognition program

Welcome to My STARS, USQ's online recognition system that provides you with the opportunity to recognise a colleague for their efforts and contributions. 

The system enables real time peer-to-peer recognition by completing a quick and simple form. You are only a few clicks away from helping make someone's day! 

Accessing the STARS program

Send a My STARS now!  My STARS can be accessed via HR Self Service

If you require any assistance with My STARS, please contact 

Individual Recognition 

You can recognise your colleagues instantaneously through My STARS online platform.  Further information on how to send a My STARS to your colleagues can be found in the instructional video.

In addition to this online recognition, the STARS program can also be used to recognise an individual's excellent contributions to USQ by receiving a Celebrating STARS Gift Card (either $25 or $50 denominations on a single occasion, up to a maximum of $300 per person per year) for any of the following reasons:

  • going above and beyond 
  • living the USQ values 
  • making a difference 
  • you're appreciated 
  • thank you 
  • providing excellent service
  • being inclusive

Please follow the instructions on how to submit a Celebrating STARS to recognise an individual with a gift card. 

Team Recognition

In addition, teams or groups of USQ employees can be thanked for their outstanding achievements by hosting a morning or afternoon tea, paid for by the University through the Celebrating STARS gift card program. 

Please follow the instructions on how to submit a Celebrating STARS to recognise a team /group of individuals with a gift card. 

When planning your next STARS event please review the conditions that must be taken into consideration.