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University of Queensland

4.7 out of 5 (20 ratings / 16 reviews) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s most highly awarded learning and research institutions. With a student population of more than 48,800 students, one in every four students is an international student. This multicultural student population allows exposure to a range of cultures and networks.

Bachelor's programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Humanities (1)

About

History

The University of Queensland Act 1909 established the University of Queensland as a corporate body and provided for the University to have a Common Seal.

The origins of the University’s seal, coat of arms and motto are closely associated with the birth of the University of Queensland and contemporaneous debate about the institution’s purpose.

Education

  • With the undergraduate degrees, you’ll be given the freedom and flexibility to tailor your experience and see where it takes you at UQ.
  • With the postgratuate coursework, you will have more than just a qualification.

Research

With a network of over 2000 scientists and expert researchers, UQ is well equipped to match your research interests, passions and skills with a potential supervisor.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
47 1
2019
48 -1
2018
47
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
69 -4
2018
65
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
-
2018
55
2017
55
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
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2019
42 3
2018
45
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Services staff help University of Queensland students and staff manage personal, career, welfare and learning issues.

Housing services

  • Indooroopilly Lodge and Motel
  • Raymont Lodge Residential College
  • Schonell 77
  • Semester in Australia, Brisbane Housing
  • Student One
  • Toowong Student Residence

Library services

Online resources for all UQ students and staff.

ICT services

  • Access to the AARnet mirror site
  • High performance computing
  • Internet access for students, staff, and the community
  • Network support services
  • Personal Web page support
  • UQ security services and national computer security services
  • Workstation and server support
  • Software and systems training for staff and students

Medical services

UQ provides a comprehensive health service to help students with medical or personal problems. A dental clinic is also located at UQ St Lucia.

  • General medicine
  • Drug and alcohol related issues
  • Immunisation
  • Men's health
  • Mental health
  • Referrals
  • Sexual health
  • Skin checks
  • Travel medicine
  • Wellness support
  • Women's health

Student Life

Campus life

The University has teaching and research sites throughout Queensland. Its major campuses are at St Lucia, Gatton and Herston.

  • The University’s main campus at St Lucia is set on a magnificent 114-hectare site bounded on all sides by the Brisbane River, seven kilometres from the Brisbane CBD.
  • Herston is UQ‘s core campus for clinical health teaching and research. The campus is located alongside the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and is approximately three kilometres from the CBD.
  • UQ Gatton campus is internationally recognised as Australia's leading education and research provider in the field of Animals, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Food and the Environment.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

UQ is one of the most popular university in Australia, my classmates are very helpful, and our lectures and tutors are friendly and willing tp help!

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I would recommend UQ for anyone looking for quality learning experience provided by some of Australia's best researchers and professors.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love the employability opportunities at UQ

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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