Connect

Connect with our students to access talent for your projects or promote your employer brand.

Connect with our students

Develop

Access our expertise, facilities and equipment to help take you forward.

Access our expertise and facilities

Aspire

Participate in activities designed for schools and help build STEM aspirations and skills.

Participate in school and holiday activities

Connect with our students

Our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program connects industry with students through short-term work placements in your worksite or semester or year-long industry-based projects, conducted on or off campus. Benefit from fresh ideas, connect with potential future employees and contribute to the future talent of your industry.

  • Benefit from fresh ideas, connect with potential future employees, and contribute to the future employees of your industry.
  • Tackle your industry challenges and investigate opportunities by offering industry-based work experience for students as part of their degree requirements.
  • Provide a project client brief for a final year student research or development project through a semester-long industry-based project.

Discover more about Work Integrated Learning

As a sponsor you'll benefit from connecting with our most exceptional students, profiling your organisation as an employer of choice, and making a significant contribution to the future of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education.

Become a sponsor of our industry-funded student programs, support equity and diversity initiatives or sponsor a scholarship, or individual event.

Learn more about industry-student programs

On campus or online employer presentations are a powerful way to promote your brand to current students and provide relevant information about your organisation, projects and opportunities.

Our employer presentations are free and are promoted to students through a range of advertising channels. During peak periods (March-April) a lead time of one month or more may be required.

Make a booking

We also seek industry partners to host events for school students, including ‘Meet an Engineer’ sessions and site visits. Build profile and visibility for your profession as well as your organisation, to build a talent pipeline into the future.

Mentors from all disciplines, industries, locations and experience levels can help support and shape the next generation of professionals as they prepare for their careers.

Mentor our students

Promote your organisation to dedicated STEM student communities by connecting with our student clubs.

Our faculty is home to a range of clubs that are united by study area, passions, or a shared cause. By partnering with these clubs, you can engage with targeted groups around important topics, attend networking events, identify future employees and give back to your industry.

QUT Guild clubs and societies

Access our expertise and facilities

Collaborate

Our short-term collaborations help you to investigate technological initiatives, undertake data analysis or inject new ideas and research talent into your business.

Thrive

Our experts help your organisation go beyond the challenges of today to understand trends, explore new solutions and thrive in the opportunities of the future.

Innovate

Our world-class equipment and facilities help you to design, build and test the technology that will take you forward.

Connect with fellow alumni

As an alumnus, you're part of a global network of STEM professionals. You could enjoy networking and community events, represent QUT in outreach, or help to guide the careers of young STEM students.

Our alumni receive special benefits, services and discounts.

Engage with your alumni community

Give real impact

Every gift has an impact.

Gifts to QUT change people's lives, allowing us to address problems in health, society and the environment.

Support comes in many forms, from a donation on Giving Day to setting up a scholarship and philanthropy that helps make our mission possible.

Connect and give

Participate in school and holiday activities

We collaborate with schools to provide a range of workshops, events and learning experiences in Engineering, Design, and broader STEM disciplines. These programs aim to help schools and students understand the importance and opportunities of STEM skills, and to inspire the next generation of leaders. Experiences are available for Year 7 to 12 students regardless of background, gender, academic level or location, and can be accessed on-campus, in school classrooms, and virtually.

Opportunities include:

  • tours of our design studios, engineering labs and other spaces
  • connections with industry, including site visits
  • collaborative STEM & Design activities led by our QUT academics and student clubs
  • school holiday camps and activities
  • prizes for school activities and student awards.

Upcoming events

19 April - 24 June

Design workshops

Hands-on design workshops for high school students. 

16 June

Power of Engineering for year 7, 8 and 9 female students

A half-day engineering experience with industry for female students. 

20 - 24 June

Cre8 and Fabric8 design workshop series

Hands-on workshops at QUT's design studios.

Contact us

Visit us on LinkedIn or contact the engagement team for more information.