University of Queensland

Rank 6
Location Brisbane
Established 1909
Famous For Sports, Mineral and Mining Engineering


The University of Queensland is a top-notch public research university located in Brisbane, Australia. It was established in 1909 and is among the oldest and most prestigious universities. UQ is consistently ranked in the top 50 educational institutions in the world and is also a part of the prestigious Group of Eight Universities in Australia.

UQ offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programs across various disciplines, including business, engineering, science, humanities, social sciences, law, and medicine. The university also has a strong research focus, with world-class research facilities and opportunities for students to participate in research projects.

Services for International Students

The university has a culturally diverse student population from more than 140 countries. UQ provides a range of student support services to help students settle into university life, including orientation programs, academic support services, accommodation assistance, and a range of clubs and societies to help them get a unique experience. They can also access health and counselling services apart from career development assistance. 


  • 70th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 43rd in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 36th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 71-80th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022


The University of Queensland offers various accommodation options for students. The on-campus accommodation options include residential colleges and self-catered student apartments. On-campus housing is in great high demand, and students are encouraged to apply early. The university also supports students looking for off-campus accommodation options by giving them information about rental properties, shared houses, and homestays in and around the area. 

About Location

University of Queensland's main campus is located in Brisbane, which is the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. It is located in the suburb of St Lucia, which is approximately 7 kilometres from the city centre. The surrounding area of St Lucia is a beautiful, leafy suburb and has many parks and green spaces, including the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the nearby Mt Coot-tha Lookout. In addition to the natural beauty of the area, there are also many cultural and entertainment options nearby that can be explored by students in their free time. 

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