Applications for Round Two 2019 are now closed.

The QUEX Professional Services Staff Fellowship program is designed to provide professional development opportunities and to share best practice and experience between professional colleagues at The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Exeter (Exeter).  

In 2019, up to five professional staff at UQ will be awarded funding to undertake a fellowship at Exeter of up to two weeks. 

Two rounds of the scheme were run in 2019. Applications for Round Two 2019 were open on 9 September and close on 9 October. 

For any queries relating to the program, please contact the UQ Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship office at


How to apply

Submit the application form to Please refer to the guidelines and application form for further information regarding the program and the application process.

Scheme aims

A Professional Services Staff Fellowship program has been established to provide professional development opportunities and to share best practice and experience between UQ and Exeter. It may also serve to promote enhanced systems and services for the QUEX partnership projects.

Funding details

Funding of up to A$5350 will be available to support travel costs.


The program is open to all UQ professional staff.

Decisions will be made based on the strength of the case made, the value of the outcomes, support of the Exeter host unit, support of the applicant’s supervisor and the suitability of the applicant to undertake the activity described, particularly in terms of professional development, enhancement to the sending and receiving units, and potential for improving QUEX Institute administration.

Past Awardees

  • Michelle Boswell, Planning and Business Intelligence
  • Kate Swanson, Graduate School
  • Chris Shannon, Faculty of Science
  • Marcel Lavrencic, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
  • Belinda Beneš, Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation 
  • Marco Fahmi, Research Computing Centre 
  • Remi Descamps, Business School, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law 
  • Jodi Li (Richards), Institute for Molecular Bioscience 
  • Jim Carmichael, Health, Safety and Wellness,