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Ranked among the top 100* universities in the world The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's finest higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance to study part of their degree overseas at one of the University’s many partner institutions

With three campuses based in, and close to, the city of Brisbane, you will join a diverse community of over 48,800 students, including over 11,500 international students from 142 different countries across the globe.

The University’s outstanding 215,000-plus alumni include a Nobel laureate, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, science, public service and the arts.

In addition to flexibility in program choice, UQ students also benefit from the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of extracurricular activities during their studies. There are exchange opportunities to more than 185 partner institutions in 41 countries and access to more than 190 affiliated clubs and societies, as well as sports and cultural facilities.

The UQ Advantage Award program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to realise their aspirations and enhance their research, leadership and cultural communication skills to ensure they are competitive in the employment market. It combines participation in a range of co-curricular activities across three core categories – Global and Cultural Engagement, Research and Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility and Leadership – and will give you access to a unique symposium series.

UQ has a limited number of scholarships available, which are listed on the UQ Scholarships website.

In Australia, UQ graduates enjoy an employment rate 3.2 percentage points higher than the national average. International students who finish their studies at UQ may be eligible to live and work in Australia on a Temporary Graduate Visa.

*2014-2015; 43 QS World University Rankings|65 Times Higher Education Rankings | 85 Academic Ranking of World Universities. UQ is also a member of the Group of Eight and Universitas 21 alliance.

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