Engage with UQ Business School

Our industry friends and alumni community have access to a range of opportunities and benefits.

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no contentDeliver guest lecturesDo you hold an experience or advice that could be valuable to our students? Delivering a guest lecture provides an invaluable experience to our students and provides you an opportunity to network with our exceptional student cohort. Get in contact with us to find out how you can get involved.

no contentMentor our studentAs an alumnus or industry professional, your experience and leadership can help the University’s future leaders to pursue their entrepreneurial passion, career transition or advancement. Become a mentor to transform the next generation of business leaders.Get in contact with us to find out how you can get involved.

no contentRecruit exceptional UQ graduatesWant to incorporate our expertise into your business? Our MBA students and alumni can serve as an exceptional asset to your business through internships or potential employment. Contact our MBA Career team or Student Employability Team to discover the potential our graduates can bring to your business.

Attend world-class business events

Thought Leadership Series

Fast track your industry knowledge with the latest academic research outcomes at our Thought Leadership Series, proudly presented in partnership with KPMG. Hosted in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, you can share these crucial business findings with colleagues throughout your organisation.

Our exclusive industry partners will also gain access to several private events hosted by UQ Business School, including our annual Industry Lunch and regular CEO dinners. That’s a seat at the table that you don’t want to miss.


Solve your business problems through industry projects

Initiatives such as the Social Economic Engagement Program (SEEP) and the Community Engagement Program provide our students with the means to apply their classroom learning while gaining practical experience. They are also an opportunity to give back to the community and to discover the challenges currently facing the ‘not-for-profit’ sector.

UQ Business School offers the number one ranked MBA program in Australia (The Economist 2017 MBA Ranking), producing students of the highest quality nationwide. Boasting an impressive range of experience within industry and equipped with the finest skills and knowledge, our graduates have a powerful employment differential. 

Organisations can tap into this powerhouse of knowledge by engaging in our distinguished MBA Industry Projects, recognised for its impressive results attained for business. Our MBA students have delivered projects addressing business problems for more than 25 industry partners, including: Lorna Jane, OneSteel, the Australian Rugby Union, Place Design Group, Ludowici Seals, QIC, Western Australia Indigenous Tourism Operators’ Council, and many more. 


Partner with our researchers

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Equipped with the knowledge for change, our world-class academics continue to act as consultants to top-tier firms such as BHP Billiton, P&G, Coca-Cola, and HSBC. They also work alongside governments and not-for-profit organisations around the world.

UQ Business School is renowned for outstanding research and insights into the business world, with expert academic researchers across eight specialist areas. Managed through UQ Business School’s marketing team, specialists from each area can be contacted for media comment in the areas of:


Give to UQ initiatives that create change

Over The University of Queensland’s 107-year history, the partnership between donors and UQ has had an extraordinary impact on our community, Australia, and the world. While we have come a long way, there is a great deal more that requires urgent support. We want to ensure that individuals, families and organisations who share our values and vision choose UQ as their trusted partner to achieve their vision for a better world.

Give today.


Future proof your career through Executive Education or further study 

Executive Education at UQ Brisbane City

Transform your thinking and practice with our Executive Education and further study options. Our professional development short courses provide best-practice business insights based on rigorous academic research and real-world industry knowledge. 

Our Executive Education works with organisations to develop custom programs that blend the latest research and academic insights with practical, commercial tools and frameworks. We also specialise in flexible, sustainable solutions to complex challenges. 

Visit our Executive Education website.

Join a global community of more than 46,000 graduates

Our vibrant and supportive global alumni network allows our graduate community to connect both personally and professionally. Our alumni connect to build their network, share their knowledge, enhance their skills, and to continue their relationship with one of the top business schools in the world.

Our knowledgeable and passionate students are accessible for internships, work placements, and graduate programs and will prove to be valuable resources within the business.


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