Considered one of the world’s top 50 universities due to its academic and research quality, the University of Queensland is a large-scale research university with over 40,000 enrolled students. International students find it easy to settle in at the university due to its diverse community, with over 16,000 international students from 137 countries.
Founded in 1909, the University of Queensland offers almost 400 degree programmes across undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and operates more than 100 specialised research institutes in various disciplines. These include the Translational Research Institute, the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) as well as a marine research station on Stradbroke Islands.
The university was ranked #1 for graduate employability in Queensland and provides excellent chances for international students to secure internships and employment at world-leading firms after graduation. The University of Queensland places great importance on developing relationships with local communities and has conducted multiple research projects aimed at improving living standards in poor regions worldwide. The university has also maintained strong relationships with a number of large-scale businesses and employers including Boeing, Siemens, the Dow Chemical Company, and Pfizer.
The University of Queensland operates three campuses in addition to over 40 research & teaching spaces, with its primary campus located in the St. Lucia neighbourhood of Queensland. Additionally, life in Queensland will greatly attract international students due to the city’s scenic beauty and closeness to world-famous tourist spots such as the Great Barrier Reef.
The University of Queensland offers courses across six faculties to international students:
- Business, Economics & Law
- Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology
- Health and Behavioural Sciences
- Humanities and Social Sciences