The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research universities, ranked among the world’s top 50. With a strong focus on teaching excellence, UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. People with degrees from UQ are in demand around the world, contributing to its high employment and graduate satisfaction rates. Plus, you will live in Brisbane, the capital city of the State of Queensland, which has a laid-back yet cosmopolitan vibe.

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Highlights

The University of Queensland offers around 380 programs in most disciplines, at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels, giving you access to a wide breadth of options for developing your career.

Programs are career-focused and relevant to your industry of interest, giving you a competitive advantage in the job-market. UQ graduates enjoy of the highest rates of employment in Australia.

UQ is a leader in industry collaboration and research funding for Australia universities. As a UQ student you will have he opportunity to study with some of the world’s best researchers.

In addition to great programs, UQ also offers many opportunities to learn outside the classroom with practical study options, such as industry placements, fields trips, research projects and exchange opportunities.

UQ ranks among the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2021 (36), the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2021 (38), CWTS Leiden Ranking 2021 (41), QS World University Rankings 2022 (47), Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021 (51), and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 (54).

Program Details

Overview

Whether you study at the St Lucia, Herston or Gatton campus, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities during your studies at the University of Queensland. As well as providing students with all the practical facilities they need, the UQ campuses are also stunning to see. From St Lucia’s glorious Great Court to the iconic palm-lined walkway at Gatton, there’s no shortage of idyllic locations to study and relax between classes.


Location

The main St Lucia campus occupies much of the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane central business district. Other UQ campuses and facilities are located throughout South East Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus, UQ’s rural campus specialize in agricultural, environmental and veterinary sciences, and the Herston Campus, home to UQ’s Medicine and Public Health schools, the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Oral Health Centre, and the research activities of the School of Nursing and Midwifery.


Housing

Depending on which campus you choose, the housing options may vary slightly. All locations offer on-campus residence halls and off-campus apartments.


TEAN Staff

The Education Abroad Network TEAN is an approved education agent for University of Queensland, for students from North America. Our team works with you start to finish through the study abroad process. Our staff is readily available and able to assist you with any academic, social, or cultural questions or issues that you may face during your time abroad. You can submit an inquiry for questions about the full degree program with University of Queensland.

University

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland’s six faculties, eight globally recognized research institutes and more than 100 research centers attract an interdisciplinary community of 1500 scientists, social scientists and engineers who champion research excellence and continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership. This is reflected in UQ being the number one recipient of Australian Research Council Fellowships and Awards nationally across all scheme years.

UQ is also one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21; a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities; a member of Universities Australia; and one of only three Australian charter members of the global edX consortium for massive open online courses (MOOCs) and is also home to one of Australia’s largest academic libraries.

Degree Programs

Discipline
Subject Area
Business
  • Accounting
  • Commerce
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hotel & Tourism Management
Communication & Media
  • Communication
  • Journalism
Education
  • Teaching
Engineering
Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • Social Science
Law
  • Law
  • Criminology
Sciences
  • Agricultural sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Data Science
  • Dentistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Veterinary Science
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts & Design
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Music

Eligibility

Entry requirements vary from program to program. Speak with our team for further details.

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Events & Excursions

Cultural & Group activities

Your UQLife is more than just study. It encompasses a range of events, experiences and programs to keep you engaged, motivated and connected.

Program Dates

Program Dates

Semester 1 February – July
Semester 2 July – November

Fees & Inclusions

Tuition fees vary depending on your choice of degree.


What’s Included

  • Academic guidance and counselling
  • Application submission assistance, ongoing email enquiry support from start to finish throughout your application process
  • Review of suitable degree programs
  • Certification of transcripts
  • Course advice
  • Enrolment advice
  • Support through the acceptance and commencement period
  • Review of transcripts and documents
  • Liaise between you and UQ
  • Advice on local area for housing etc.

What’s Not Included

  • Tuition fees
  • All international students studying on a student visa in Australia must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Fees will be dependent on program duration
  • International airfare (~$1,800)
  • Domestic airfare in US (~$500)
  • Student visa ($620)
  • Books (~$365)
  • Meals during the semester ($2,500)
  • Airport transfer at the end of the semester ($50)
  • Travel insurance (~$350)
  • Travel and personal expenses ($1,500 – 2,500+)

*Costs are estimated based on previous student experience and budget. Actual amounts will vary depending on student.