University of Southern Queensland

Rank 24
Location Toowoomba, Queensland
Established 1967
Famous For Business and Economics, Computer Science


The University of Southern Queensland (commonly known as UniSQ) is a medium-sized public university located in Toowoomba, Queensland. It has two more campuses in Springfield and Ipswich, as well as an online study option for students. Established in 1967, the university has created a strong reputation for offering industry-focused programs that prepare graduates for the workforce.

UniSQ offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in multiple fields, including business, education, health, engineering, sciences, and the arts. The university has a strong research culture, with research centres and institutes in astronomy, agriculture, health, and engineering. Students can research through the university's undergraduate research opportunities program and postgraduate research degrees.

Services for International Students

The university provides various student support services to help them succeed in their studies and professional life. These services include academic and career counselling, disability support, and health and mental health services. It also has a dedicated International Student Support Team to assist international students with any issues they may encounter during their studies. There are several student societies as well, such as the Creative Writing Society, the Engineering Society, and the International Student Association, among others. These societies provide opportunities for students to connect with others on the campus who share similar interests and passions.


  • 410th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 351-400th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 55th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023


The University of Southern Queensland offers a range of accommodation options for students. The on-campus housing at its Toowoomba campus includes fully furnished apartments and dormitory-style rooms. These options are available for both single and shared occupancy and include amenities such as communal kitchens, laundry facilities, and study areas. The university also provides assistance in finding off-campus accommodation options for students, such as shared houses, apartments, and homestays.

About Location

The University of Southern Queensland has three campuses located in the state of Queensland. The main campus is located in Toowoomba, which is approximately 125 kilometres west of Brisbane. The other two campuses are located in Springfield and Ipswich, which are both located within the greater Brisbane area.

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