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University of Queensland

4.6 out of 5 (23 ratings / 17 reviews) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
University of Queensland is here to offer you an education – and not just a qualification. We're a university that answers life's biggest questions. A university with endless possibilities. A university that will equip you for future success – locally and globally, today and tomorrow.

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Humanities (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (2)

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

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. IT strives for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

Research

The University of Queensland (UQ) is consistently awarded the maximum five-star rating for research grants and research intensity in the Good Universities Guide, with the University’s reputation for research excellence underpinned by its 55th global ranking in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the most influential global university ranking.

Career

The Career Development Framework provides directed, experiential learning to help connect you with industry and gain the necessary professional and research skills that will enhance your career.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
42
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.
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.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
54 1
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.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
66 3
2019
69 -4
2018
65
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

  • A Student Centre operates on each major campus as a single point for students to access a comprehensive range of services. 
  • Student Services staff help UQ students and staff manage personal, career, welfare and learning issues.

Housing services

Here's what you can expect from an on-campus provider:

  • immersion in the on-campus experience
  • unmatched convenience to the St Lucia campus
  • rooms can be pre-booked before you leave home
  • some residents will be from other universities, not just UQ.

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

Student Life

Campus life

  • St.Lucia: Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes.
  • Gatton: Gatton, UQ’s rural campus, is located in the Lockyer Valley, 87 kilometres west of Brisbane’s city centre, and halfway between Ipswich and Toowoomba.
  • Herston: Herston is UQ’s core campus for clinical health teaching and research.

Student Reviews

It can only get better at UQ
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Queensland is a great place to study. It has great modern facilities, well stocked libraries, and good access to essential services. I have enjoyed my time so far at UQ. The courses are well-structured and efforts are made to give the students as much information as is possible in order for them to get the most out their programs. This has been quite...

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.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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