Engage with UQ to host a student placement at your business, or develop your industry expertise with a microcredential from UQ Skills.

Host a student placement

Hosting a student placement is rewarding for both industry professionals and students. 

You could task a placement student with tackling a specific research problem, undertaking a particular role within your business, or gaining an overview of several aspects within your workplace.


Complete our online form to enquire about a UQ student placement.

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Watch our video

Hear how hosting a student on placement can benefit your agribusiness (YouTube, 3m:30s).

Benefits of a student placement

By hosting a student on placement, you could:

  • improve your recruitment strategy
  • make use of an extra resource
  • benefit from a fresh set of eyes
  • solve specific problems.

We can help you align your agri-food industry challenge and placement opening with a student from a suitable discipline, such as:

  • agriculture
  • food science
  • business
  • environment
  • marketing
  • engineering
  • IT.
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Industry micro-credentials at UQ Skills

Upskill and improve your industry expertise in project management, leadership and innovation with a UQ Skills training program.

UQ Skills offers applied training and education programs in manufacturing technology, protected horticulture and agriculture. 

By completing a UQ Skills qualification you can build business capability and create change to meet the modernised opportunities of the current and future industry market.

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