The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research universities and is consistently ranked among the world’s top 50 universities. In the 2022 Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities, UQ ranked 2nd 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 55,000 students – including 21,000 international from 137 countries and 20,000 postgraduate students – study with UQ. Students can choose from more than 3,700 courses, with 30% 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 2,000 academics and researchers and around 3,600 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 2022, UQ had the highest number of Highly Cited Researcher Awards of any Australian university.
UQ is the leader of research commercialisation in Australasia and the leading university in Australia for active startups.
UQ has a global community of 311,000 alumni from 170 countries and 450+ partners across the globe. 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.