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Benefits at USQ

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November benefits

All of us need a little help from time to time…
EAP offers free, confidential coaching and support to you and your family. To learn more about our EAP provider, view the website or for tips on how to support a mate view the attachment.

Planning a holiday over the Christmas break?
Save up to 50% on accommodation with Mantra Group.
USQ employees can access exclusive rates to the Mantra Group and their partners through the Departure Lounge booking portal using the access code: usqholiday

USQ Health Needs Assessment
As part of the USQ Health Needs Assessment project with Ford Health, the University is offering free health assessments in October and November to all staff and students.
By completing the health assessment you will receive a personalised health report, and will have access to various online health resources through the online portal ‘myhealth’ profile.
For full details please visit the Health and Wellbeing webpage.

Final workwear fitting for 2017
Friday, 24 November | 9:30am to 3.00pm at USQ Toowoomba in S211.
To book in for a fitting visit the online booking tool accessible from the Workwear website.
USQ scarves are available for purchase from Human Resources. Payment ($20) can be made through the Cashier at Finance followed by collection from Human Resources.
All Workwear enquires can be forwarded to

Want up to $1 500 in flexible extras?
Contact Medibank and let them know you’re a USQ employee to access corporate health insurance.
131 680 | Visit your local store

Getting ready to retire seminar
Tuesday, 14 November| 12.30 – 1.30pm, S211 Toowoomba | Register to secure a place.
On-campus consultant bookings
14, 15 & 16 November| S415, Toowoomba | Call 1300 331 685 to secure an appointment with Matthew Sear.
29 & 30 November | S415, Toowoomba | Register to secure an appointment with Rhys Rakauska.

Ally Network Natters
The 2017 Natter series has completed for the year and will recommence in 2018.
For further information about Ally Network including the newsletters is available on the website.

AA meetings at USQ
Having trouble with alcohol? Does your drinking worry you? Are your family members complaining about your drinking? If alcohol is costing you more than what you pay for it, you may need support.
An AA meeting is held at USQ in K201 each Thursday night from 6-7pm.
For further information please visit Alcoholics Anonymous Australia.
(AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.)

Campus Review magazine access
The Office of Corporate Communication and Public Relations has joined with Campus Review to provide all staff with free institution-wide access to this popular higher education magazine.
Included under your exclusive access is:
• Unlimited online access for all staff
• Daily audio podcasts and interviews with tertiary education professionals
• Multiple news articles uploaded daily
• Easily accessible with no login required
Should you wish to contribute to Campus Review as an op ed writer or have your teaching and research work featured as editorial content, please contact Corporate Communications via email.

Staff discounts with Artsworx
Relax, unwind and take in some great performances in 2017. USQ Staff receive member discounts to all Artsworx performances, a saving of between 30 – 40%.
Make 2017 the year you get out and experience more theatre, music, art and film! Book your tickets online using your USQ staff number or call the box office on 07 4631 1111.

To discuss the inclusion of any USQ Employee benefit in this monthly email list, please contact the HR Corporate Support Officer.