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University of Queensland

4.4 out of 5 (42 ratings / 33 reviews) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ 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.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (6)
Journalism & Media (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

The University of Queensland positively influences society by engaging in the pursuit of excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world. UQ strives for the personal and professional success of its students, staff and alumni.

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.

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
2021
36 6
2020
42
2019
42
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
2021
46 1
2020
47 1
2019
48
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
2020
54
2019
54 1
2018
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
2021
62 4
2020
66 3
2019
69
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

The staff are prepared to deliver sessions virtually for students who do not need to attend campus. If you feel unwell, we ask that you change your appointment to phone, Skype or Zoom, or reschedule if you need to prioritise rest.

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.

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

Shine
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I like my university so much. All the people are very supportive and helpful.

Smart change
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience here was good, I learnt a lot of things and evolved to greater extent, my understanding abilities have developed. I am proud to take this decision and choose the University of Queensland.

University life
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I got lot of knowledge in Mathematics and Computer Science. But I like to study in mathematics.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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