The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research universities and is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. In the 2021 Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities, UQ ranked second in Australia and 42nd in the world.
UQ’s main campus is located in Brisbane, host city of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university, including Australian University Teacher of the Year several times.
More than 56,000 students – including 21,000 international and 20,000 postgraduate students – study with UQ. Students can choose from 3,400 courses, with 30 per cent including work integrated learning opportunities. Through our engaged alumni and industry partnerships, our students also have the opportunity to build networks and access internships.
UQ has more than 1,500 researchers and 3,842 active research projects, seeking solutions to the world’s biggest challenges and opportunities.
Our researchers are the leading recipients of Australian Research Council fellowships and awards nationally. In 2021, 40 UQ researchers were included on the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list across 43 categories of research.
UQ is the leader of research commercialisation in Australasia and the leading university in Australia for active startups.
UQ has a global community of 307,000 alumni from 170 countries and 400 partners across 50 countries. This strong global network is key to our commitment of delivering for the public good through excellence in education, research and engagement with our communities – both locally and globally.