Queensland University of Technology

Rank 15
Location Brisbane
Established 1989
Famous For Computer Science, Chemistry


Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a world-renowned public research university that is located in Brisbane, Queensland. It was founded in 1989 after the merger of several educational institutions, but its roots can be traced back to 1849. 

QUT offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses across various disciplines, including Business, Education, Law, Engineering, Health and Creative Industries. The university strongly focuses on industry connections and practical learning, with many courses, including work-integrated learning and internships, giving students an edge in their educational journey.

Services for International Students

The university provides various student support services to help them succeed academically, personally, and professionally. These services include academic support, career development, counselling, disability support, and accommodation services. They can also join student clubs and societies catering to various interests, including sports, cultural activities, academic pursuits, and volunteering. 


  • 199th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 189th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 171st in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 51-60th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022
  • 101–200th in THE Impact Rankings 2023
  • =26th in THE Young University Rankings 2023


The university offers accommodation options for students, which are available both on and off campus. The on-campus accommodation options include single and shared rooms in student residences at the Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses. The residences provide basic facilities, including study areas, common rooms, shared kitchens and bathrooms. For students who wish to stay at off-campus options, the QUT Accommodation Service offers a rental database with listings of properties available for rent in and around the area. 

About Location

The university is located in Brisbane, the capital city of the state of Queensland. The university has two main campuses: Gardens Point, located in the central business district, and Kelvin Grove, which is located about two kilometres northwest of the city centre. Brisbane is a vibrant and diverse city, giving students a chance to have a memorable experience. They can enjoy the area's natural beauty and explore the arts and cultural scene.

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