Established through a 1909 Act of State Parliament, The University of Queensland was the first university in the state and was officially founded on April 16, 1910, with the gazettal of appointments to the first UQ Senate. Teaching started in 1911 in Old Government House in George Street, Brisbane. In the first year there were three faculties – Arts, Science and Engineering – and 83 students.
Skilled and motivated teachers are integral to providing positive teaching and learning outcomes for students.
UQ has a strong focus on teaching excellence, having won more Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) than any other in the country and attracting the majority of Queensland's highest academic achievers, as well as top interstate and overseas students.
We are committed to excellence in learning experiences and outcomes for our students.
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Our 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.
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At The University of Queensland Library, we connect you with the information, people, and resources you need, when you need them.
If you’re a UQ student or staff member, you’ll have access to one of the largest academic library collections in Australia – in fact 24/7 access to our electronic collections and many of our print collections.
We can help with IT issues online, including help with student passwords and issues accessing UQ systems and resources
Lectures and some tutorials are recorded but have exceedingly limited support. The focus is not on encouraging people to learn and have a passion for the subjects. You are frequently required to pay unexpected fees. Some subjects you literally only need the textbook, others the textbook/s are pretty much useless. Would not recommend to anyone.
I like my university so much. All the people are very supportive and helpful.
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.
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