The Industry Experience Award offers up to AUD$3000 to HDR candidates for successful completion of certain pre-existing Industry Experience Placement opportunities which have been specifically nominated as eligible. 

This award supports enrolled HDR students to apply for certain nominated Industry Experience Placements intended to

  • build transferable skills by engaging in a meaningful placement within an organisation,
  • enhance the quality of their candidature, thesis and/or associated research output,
  • develop additional skills for a career post-candidature,
  • and contribute stronger linkages between UQ research students and industry.

Please note that the number of well qualified applicants may outnumber the opportunities available.