UQ Future Leaders FAQ

I have graduated in semester one this year, can I still apply for the UQ Future Leaders Program this year?

Yes, you certainly can. There are two intakes for this program each year, and all students graduating in that year are invited to apply in May (Semester 1) and October (Semester 2).  

Do I have to pay to be part of this program?

This program aims to recognise and reward the achievements students have already made and, as such, there are no nomination fees or ongoing costs.

How long is the program?

As a Future Leader, you will have access to all the benefits of the program for five years (from the year you graduate).

If I am already a recipient of the affiliated programs such as the UQ Employability Award, UQ Young Achievers, UQ Ambassadors or UQ Science Leaders, do I still have to complete the online application form?

Yes, you will be guaranteed a place in the UQ Future Leaders Program after you complete an acceptance form.

I am really keen to apply for UQ Future Leaders program, but will not be graduating this year, what should I do?

If you are not yet in your final year of study, but are interested in becoming a Future Leader, please complete an Expression of Interest form to be contacted about the program in the future.

Is it mandatory to attend all the events for this program?

Ongoing events and networking opportunities are offered to you as a benefit, however you are not required to attend. You will also receive special discounts and exclusive events as part of the UQ Young Alumni Program organised by the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board.