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UQ systems for academics

Overview of systems used at UQ for teaching and learning


This guide describes and links to systems that academic staff at UQ will use for managing their work and for teaching and learning.

Organisation and task management


  • Access UQ sites and systems in one place
  • Access email via your browser
  • Favourite selected UQ apps

Information Technology Services

  • Information on Internet connection, passwords, email, software and cyber security

Academic Calendar

  • Key dates and events at UQ


  • Apply for leave or check leave balance
  • Approve timesheets for your personnel such as Research Assistants
  • Update emergency contact details


  • Download the app that connects you to security and emergency services
  • It has a working alone feature

UQ Travel

  • Organise your travel (approval, booking, budget)

Learning resources and digital practices


Library Search

  • Search across multiple Library systems and research databases
  • Get tips on how to use it

Open Textbooks @ UQ

Learning resource and reading lists

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives

Digital Practices Lab

  • Join our Digital Practices community on Microsoft Teams
  • Share digital teaching practices and experiences
  • Learn more about the UQ student experience

Teaching and learning systems


Electronic Course Profile (ECP)

  • Overview of every course, including information on learning resources


  • Student admissions, enrolments, examinations
  • Access training and support

Evaluation of teaching

SECaT evaluations are used for students to provide feedback on courses and teaching at UQ

Core eLearning systems

  • Information on core systems, including Turnitin, Echo360, Kaltura, UQ Padlet, H5P and Ed Discussion board


Microsoft Teams

  • Currently available to a select number of courses as an online collaboration platform
  • UQ organisational units use Teams for online meetings, collaboration and projects

Systems for research

Academic Portal

  • Manage your UQ public profile on the UQ Researchers website
  • Complete your Academic Portfolio of Achievement (Form A) for your annual review

UQ eSpace

  • Record all of your publications
  • Upload open access versions of your publications
  • Upload and describe research datasets and link them to your publications


  • Store and manage your project's research data with the UQ Research Data Manager (UQRDM) 
  • Share and collaborate within and outside UQ

Author Statistics

  • Check bibliometrics and statistics for your publications

Impact Tracker

  • Plan, capture and report on the impact and engagement of your research


  • See a list of your grants


  • Spending your research funds (purchasing)
  • Apply for international travel


  • Manage your research funds
  • View your grant balance at any time
  • Track which expenditure categories are allowed for each grant
  • Sort through financial information down to transaction level