Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is situated in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and is spread across two campuses – Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove. The University is held in high regard, and was named the top Queensland university under 50 years, and 18th in the world under 50 years by QS Top Universities Rankings in 2018. It also boasts award-winning teaching staff, which has seen them receive 100 Australian Awards for University Teaching.
QUT prides itself in being known as a 'university of the real world', due to its expansive links within the industry. Courses at the institution are designed and reviewed by those working in the fields, ensuring that students are learning up-to-date information that abides by industry standards. During their time learning, students also get the chance to undertake work experience and work on real projects.
The institution has six faculties – QUT Business School, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law and Science and Engineering. Across the two campuses students benefit from state-of-the-art learning facilities, including a law moot court, health clinics, an AUD 230million Science and Engineering Centre, a new AUD 76.7million Education Precinct opening in 2018, and an AUD 80 million Creative Industries Precinct complete with galleries, recording studios and editing suites. Both sites also have plenty of shops and cafes, as well as a swimming pool and fitness centre.
There are over 100 student clubs and societies at QUT, which range from special interest groups to sports clubs. Students can also attend free workshops to help them build their skills in things such as leadership, personal development and careers help.
The University offers a wide range of support services, including extra learning and study skills support, as well as help for disabled students, international students and information and support on finances.