Our culture

Our culture is vibrant, inspiring and challenging. It's a world where like-minds come together with a commitment to making a real world difference, no matter what the area of expertise.

The university for the real world

Our staff make a real difference. From the academic staff who inspire incredible graduates and researchers who change the world, to the support staff who create an environment in which all this can happen.

Our strong links with business and industry ensure we constantly evolve and maintain our reputation as a university that is planted firmly in the real world. We strive to find the best people for the best jobs to make the world a better place - and we'd love you to be a part of it.

Learn more about QUT's real-world impact

QUT values

Our values reflect what we believe in, and what’s important to us as an organisation. They capture our strengths, our distinctiveness and sit alongside the priorities outlined in our Blueprint 6, to guide our future and connect our community.

Our values are:

  • Ambition
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation.
Read Blueprint 6

Real benefits


We offer competitive remuneration, up to 17% superannuation, up to six months paid parental leave and salary packaging options.


We offer an employee assistance program, a reduced working year scheme and hosts an active Indigenous staff network.


We offer an employee health plan and a comprehensive wellness program, and we're a member of Fitness Passport, which can be used by the whole family.


We offer a study assistance scheme and professional development opportunities for both academic and professional staff.


We offer an academic promotion program and an annual awards presentation.