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Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world*, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. 11,300 international students study at UQ, which is around a quarter of the student population.
At UQ we constantly strive to deliver excellence in the areas of Learning, Discovery and Engagement so our students graduate with an education that is not only the most comprehensive and high-quality we can deliver, but is practical, relevant and globally minded.
You learn from teachers who have won more teaching awards than teachers at any other Australian university, and you choose from over 375 programs, at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels, in diverse areas across six faculties.
You discover a university with eight world class research institutes and researchers whose innovations are having a global impact, including the creation of a cervical cancer vaccine, breakthroughs in dengue fever prevention and the installation of the largest photovoltaic solar panel in the southern hemisphere. As a UQ student you have the opportunity to be taught by and work alongside these researchers.
You engage with the national and international community through worldwide internship opportunities in diverse program areas, field trips to destinations ranging from tropical Heron Island in North Queensland to Hong Kong, and student exchange opportunities. Since 2006, over 900 UQ students have spent a semester abroad with one of our partner institutions.
We call this the UQ Advantage.
Our aim at UQ is to help you settle into Australia as easily as possible so that you can enjoy the best possible study experience.
- We can meet you at the airport and organise somewhere for you to live.
- We will arrange for you to attend comprehensive orientation program where you can find out about Australia and our education system.
- We can help you with study techniques and the English language.
- We offer a range of other support services, including computer assistance, career advice and even health services.
At UQ you can take advantage of some of the most flexible study options on offer, with many programs offering mid-year intake. Industry placement, field trips and practical options combine to make UQ's programs career-focused, exciting and relevant to today's environment. Visit www.uq.edu.au/study for more information.
Choose from our high-quality programs and courses in the following areas of study:
- Agriculture, Animals, Food and Environment
- Business, Economics, Law and Tourism
- Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
- Humanities, Social Science, Education and Arts
- Science, Geography and Planning
Other study options
UQ's student exchange opportunities allow you to gain credit towards your UQ degree while on exchange at one of our 150 exchange partner universities. The UQ Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) offers you exceptional opportunities to develop your English language skills for academic, professional or personal purposes, and the accredited UQ Foundation Year (UQFY) prepares you for entry into the first year of undergraduate programs at UQ.
Visit the following pages for more information:
CRICOS code: 00091C
CRICOS code: 01697J
Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/uq.internationalstudents
*QS World University Rankings 2011
*Times Higher Education Rankings 2012
*Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities 2011
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