The University of Queensland is committed to the positive and authentic inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the life of the University. The University recognises the value and significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in achieving and maintaining a diverse, principled and ethical scholarly community. The University has an aspirational target of 2.8% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment across the University and has developed a strategy to achieve this.
For more information about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy, please contact the Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator.
The University of Queensland Disability Action Plan 2016-2018 (DAP) constitutes formal recognition of the University’s commitment to persons with disability, and presents a framework of principles, objectives and operational action items to ensure that the University is a disability confident organisation that is inclusive and accessible for people of all abilities. The DAP is informed by provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) and the associated Disability Standards of Education 2005.
The University, as an education provider and as an employer, is committed to improving the inclusion, accessibility and awareness of disability in all areas of the University. The Plan provides an operational framework that seeks to address and remove potential barriers that mat be present in the University’s physical and digital infrastructure, employment and education design and practice so that all members of our community are able to participate in, and have access to, all that the University has to offer its staff and students.
The DAP can be viewed here: The University of Queensland Disability Action Plan 2016-2018
If you have any questions or comments about the DAP, please contact Workplace Diversity and Inclusion.
The University of Queensland Strategic Plan 2014-2017 is the key document in the University’s cycle of planning and accountability. It articulates the University’s focus through a set of strategic objectives which outline the direction and desired positioning of UQ forecasted into the four years. The strategies outline steps the University aims to take to achieve these objectives.
There are a number of Workplace Diversity and Inclusion key performance indicators, targets and objectives detailed in The University of Queensland Strategic Plan 2014-2017. These demonstrate UQ’s commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive institution.
The equity and diversity specific objectives outline UQ’s commitment to identifying and addressing areas of under-representation amongst staff and students and providing them with a diverse range of experiences.
The University of Queenslands Strategic Plan 2014-2017 can be viewed here: University of Queensland Strategic Plan 2014-2017.
The University's commitment to its Strategic Plan is collective and democratic: the entire University is responsible for its delivery and achievement. Through a tiered planning process, all areas in UQ can connect their activities to the University's objectives. The annual UQ Operational Plan identifies the targets and initiatives to be achieved by the University each year, to support the achievement of the strategic targets, objectives and key performance indicators outlined in the Strategic Plan. More information about the University Operational Plans can be found on the UQ Planning and Business Intelligence website.