Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real-world' focus. They are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and their courses are in high demand. They are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip its students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (28)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (24)
Arts, Design & Architecture (22)
Medicine & Health (20)
Computer Science & IT (19)
Engineering & Technology (16)
Social Sciences (12)
Education & Training (11)
Law (10)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (5)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)

About

History

Over the years, QUT has grown and changed. From the establishment of the Brisbane School of Arts in 1849, they have been at the forefront of innovation and progress in tertiary education. The Queensland University of Technology Act was passed in 1988, following approval of university status for the Queensland Institute of Technology.

Education

QUT offers a broad range of courses which combine cutting-edge theory with intensive practical learning and the latest technology, to help you take on whatever challenges come your way. Our courses are regularly reviewed and updated to maximise your career opportunities and ensure your degree reflects the latest industry practice.

 QUT offers more than 650 undergraduate and postgraduate study options in:

  • Building and planning
  • Business
  • Creative practice, communication and design
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health and community
  • Information technology
  • Languages, including English language pathway programs
  • Law and justice
  • Science and mathematics.

Research

QUT is the fastest-growing research university in Australia, committing over half a billion dollars to research, and teaching and learning infrastructure over the past six years.

Our top-performing research areas include:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Information systems
  • Language, Communication and Culture
  • Law and Legal studies
  • Mathematical Science
  • Medical and Health Science
  • Studies in Creative Arts and Writing.

Career

A QUT degree is designed to set you up for success. You’ll have opportunities to gain practical workplace experience and valuable industry connections, putting you in the best possible position when it comes to starting your career. 

Industry Connections

We have strong links with business and industry to ensure our courses reflect changing industry practices. This also means you will gain many opportunities for real-world learning.

Preparation for the workforce

QUT provides employment assistance and free advice on career planning, and is the only university in Australia with an international career counsellor who works exclusively with international students and employers. 

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
201
2016
201 200
2015
401
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
2018
201
2017
201 50
2016
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
247 29
2017
276 -13
2016
263
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
274
2017
-
2016
-
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

At QUT we provide services that will support you in every aspect of your life as a university student.

We provide services such as:

  • Pre-departure briefings
  • Airport reception service
  • Language and learning advice and support
  • Academic skills workshops
  • Support for students under 18
  • Counselling
  • Religious facilities and support.

Housing services

Brisbane offers a wide range of accommodation options, including:

  • homestay with an Australian family
  • shared living
  • independent living.

Our accommodation service can help you find somewhere to live when you arrive in Brisbane, as well as any tenancy-related issues that may arise. 

Library services

There are two libraries:

  • Gardens Point Library, which provides resources and services for students studying business, and science and engineering
  • QUT Law Library, which provides resources and services for students studying law.

Our libraries have:

  • group study spaces and silent study spaces
  • printing and copying services
  • computer labs and wireless internet
  • a helpdesk for assistance with assignments.

ICT services

QUT offers numerous IT support and services to all staffs an students including:

  • Wi-Fi and internet access
  • Username and password
  • QUT Blackboard
  • Computer labs and loans
  • QUT app
  • Research computing
  • Printing, copying and scanning
  • Learning tools and software
  • Information security

Medical services

QUT Medical Centre is a student support service that assists students with their health needs so that they may achieve an optimal academic performance in the shortest possible time.

It consist of a team of medical practitioners, psychologists, registered nurses, and administration staffs that are experienced in providing a safe, confidential and professional environment for students and staff.

Student Life

Campus life

Gardens Point campus

Gardens Point campus occupies a prime location in Brisbane’s city centre, nestled beside the Brisbane River, City Botanic Gardens and Parliament House—a position that reinforces QUT’s links with business, industry and government.

Kelvin Grove campus

Kelvin Grove campus is situated two kilometres from the city centre.  The campus offers a fitness club and aquatic centre with gymnasium, 25-metre pool and indoor sports stadium, as well as tennis courts and sports fields, which are located on campus or in the village precinct.

Sports facilities

QUT Healthstream Aquatic Centre, Fitness Club, Cycle Centre and Stadium meet your health and fitness needs with facilities at Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove:

  • Swimming pools
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Cycle Centre: The Gardens Point Cycle Centre is a secure cycle hub featuring 213 two tier Josta Tier Racks, change rooms, individual lockers, laundry services, fresh towels and a service and repair centre.
  • Stadium: The Kelvin Grove indoor sports stadium is available for hire and features 50 seats and equipment for basketball, soccer and netball.

Student clubs

QUT Student Guild manages and supports over 80 student clubs and associations that organise social events such as balls, formal dinners, sports teams, and lunch time barbeques. 

Accreditation

Professional organisations support QUT by accrediting a broad range of courses and programs.

Course accreditation ensures that:

  • national and international standards of safety, quality, and compliance are maintained within the industry
  • best practice principles are widely distributed
  • resources continuously develop and diversify through innovation.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia