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International Education Services (University of Queensland Foundation Year)

International students

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The IES Foundation Year programs guarantee entry into most undergraduate programs at The University of Queensland to all international students who meet the specific standards for their chosen program. Its programs have been preparing international students for university since 1997 with more than 6,000 students having successfully transitioned into their chosen undergraduate degrees at UQ.

Based on a student's academic background, English proficiency, desired undergraduate program and any additional needs, three programs within the IES Foundation Year are available. Each program offers both first and second semester start dates with entry into university in the semester directly after graduation.

Teaching styles are varied and include lectures, tutorials and classroom delivery to maximize the potential success of every student. Students are supported in a safe and nurturing environment by friendly, multi-lingual, experienced Student Services staff and teachers.

Experiencing life beyond the classroom is a big part of university life, and UQ is a great place to meet new people, and access a wide range of social, sporting and cultural activities. UQ?s vibrant campuses boast beautiful, safe grounds where students can relax between classes or catch up with friends. The university offers world-class sporting facilities, more than 220 social, sports and academic clubs and societies, as well as many cultural activities and events such as theatre, dances, concerts, movies, debates, barbecues, markets and art exhibitions. As an IES student, students are welcome on campus and encouraged to participate in UQ activities.
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Specific entry requirements vary depending on the subject area, level and course. You can view all courses from International Education Services (University of Queensland Foundation Year) to filter on courses to understand what requirements they have.

IELTS is accepted at International Education Services (University of Queensland Foundation Year)

Here are some useful links to take your research further. Our expert counsellors are also available to give you free and impartial advice on your study abroad options.

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