University of Queensland, The (UQ)

For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, our aim is simple: to create change in our students so they can create change in the world.

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff who have won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia, you’ll learn from the best.

The UQ student experience also provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation. We offer a balance of support, structure and flexibility while preparing our students to compete in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. You’ll study in good company with our 51,000+ current students, including 13,300+ international students from 141 countries, who contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton in South-East Queensland.

UQ’s research has global impact, delivered by an interdisciplinary research community of more than 1500 researchers at eight research institutes and 100+ research centres. The most prestigious and widely-recognised independent rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the top global universities in both research and teaching.

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Entry requirements for University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Quotas exist for all undergraduate programs offered by the University of Queensland.

Applicants must have an exit assessment of 'Sound Achievement' in four semester units from Queensland Year 11 and 12 in each subject prescribed for the chosen program; and meet any other entry requirements (e.g. Overall Position, ITI, audition in the case of Music).

Applicants will be considered for standard entry to the two-year Diploma programs on completion of a secondary education to Year 12 level. Prerequisites are not prescribed for entry into any Diploma program. However students intending to enrol in some programs are advised to take particular Year 12 subjects.

Applicants with international qualifications must provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Applicants 21 years of age and older may be considered for entry to some programs on the basis of External Senior studies, a result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT), Certificate of Adult Tertiary Preparation studies, and other alternative entry options.

A small number of places may be available to those of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who can demonstrate potential to succeed in a program.

Applicants who are currently completing Year 12 and who feel their academic achievement has been limited by socio-economic disadvantage, may, with the support of their schools, be considered for special entry to programs through the UQ-Link program.

Transfering your previous study credits

The general university policy is that credit or exemptions for previous studies will be considered only after acceptance of a quota place. The nature of this credit will be the decision of the individual faculty.
Gatton The University of Queensland GATTON QLD 4343
Herston Herston Road HERSTON QLD 4006
St Lucia The University of Queensland UNI OF QUEENSLAND QLD 4072

2017 University of Queensland, The (UQ) Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from University of Queensland, The (UQ) for 2017.
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Description The scholarship was established to encourage and support Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery students to undertake research into the field of geriatric medicine, in particular Alzheimer's disease.
Annual amount $8,123
Application closing date
Support types Scholarship,
Level of study Postgraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 1 years
Field of study
  • Medicine

2018 The University of Queensland Ratings and Rankings

These ratings for The University of Queensland were published in The Good Universities Guide 2018. Data is sourced from graduates four months post-graduation and other public sources.

Top 20% in AUS

Outside top 20% in AUS

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Rating Types University Ratings Field of Study Ratings
Social Equity 10.00%
Staff Qualification 91.00%
Student Demand
L: 0% M: 70% H: 30%
Student Retention Less than 1%
Student:Teacher Ratio 23:1
Learner Engagement 64.60%
Learning Resources 88.00%
Overall Experience 81.40%
Skills Development 81.50%
Student Support 70.70%
Teaching Quality 83.10%
Full-Time Employment 72.80%
Starting Salary $57,400
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