UQ staff accounts

Staff accounts are automatically created when your appointment is entered into Aurion, the University's HR system.

UQ staff accounts include:

  • 50GB of monthly download quota
  • An email account with 25GB of mail quota
  • Cloud file storage
  • Access to the virtual private network 
  • A private static IP address.

If you are unsure if you have been entered into Aurion, please ask your supervisor or local HR officer.

Staff members under 18

If you are under 18 years old, please contact the ITS Service Desk on (07) 3365 6000 to discuss your staff account.

If you are over 18 years of age, you do not need to contact the Service Desk.

UQ associate accounts

Associate accounts are created when a person isn't being entered into Aurion, but they require UQ internet access, for example:

  • contractors,
  • visiting academics, or
  • some interns or trainees.

You have to apply for an associate account. All applications must be completed and approved by the appropriate manager.

To apply, complete the UQ Organisational Unit Application Form (PDF, 83KB).


UQ associate accounts include:

  • 50GB of monthly download quota
  • An email account with 25GB of mail quota
  • Cloud file storage
  • Access to the virtual private network 
  • A private static IP address.

Extra disk space

Additional disk space for file storage needs to be approved by and paid for by your department.

If you have any further questions, please call the ITS Service Desk (07) 3365 6000. 

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