The Graduate School's Development team looks after a wide range of events and activities that enhance the HDR experience at UQ. These include the Career Development Framework (CDF), placements, the 3MT competition, careers advice, and orientation.

Staff member Position Work days
Anneliese Berglind Manager, Engagement & Development M - F
Andrew Schnell Engagement & Development Communications Coordinator M - F
Margaret Giebels Engagement & Development Officer M T W
Harmony James Placements Coordinator M - F
Amanda Lee Engagement & Development Officer Th F
Dr Myra Lee Development Coordinator M - F
Dr Rachael Pitt Careers Advisor T W T
Samantha Smith Engagement & Development Officer M T W
Nilla Wen Engagement & Development Officer M T W T 

+61 7 3346 0503

3MT - Three Minute Thesis Competition

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students around the world. Developed by UQ, the competition cultivates participants’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.

Visit the 3MT website

Marketing & Communications

The Graduate School has a number of communication channels including hard copy publications, email newsletters, websites, social media, and an intranet for UQ staff. We can also assist with scholarship advertising, student recruitment, and information dissemination to the HDR cohort.

Wonder of Science Program

Wonder of Science Program promotes a STEM culture in Queensland schools. Wonder of Science's Young Science Ambassadors are selected PhD candidates who visit participating schools, working with students on challenging tasks and supporting them in STEM development.

Robyn Bull, Program Manager
+61 7 3346 0530

Visit the Wonder of Science website

Global Change Scholars Program

The Global Change Scholars Program is an initiative designed to produce research leaders who will possess deep understanding of global trends, the challenges and opportunities they present, and an awareness of how to drive the changes necessary for us to build sustainable futures.

Dr Anna Phelan, Global Change Scholars Program coordinator
+61 7 3346 0503

Learn more about the Global Change Scholars Program