The University of Queensland (UQ) is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020) which underlines its international standing as well as the high quality of its staff, researchers and alumni. Encompassing a significant range of internationally rated specialised research fields, the university offers researchers and students the opportunity for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
UQ focuses on producing graduates who become leaders and positively impact society. With a UQ degree, students are highly sought-after international graduates and can be confident of paving the way to their future success.
Outside the classroom, students can access UQ's career resources, workshops and networking events to gain the competitive edge. UQ's Student Employability Centre supports students to maximise their time at university and gain experiences that will enhance their employability. The award-winning UQ Careers Service helps students plan their career and develop skills, offering workshops on how to find work, write a resume, excel in interviews, and more.
The Good Universities Guide 2020 rated UQ at the highest possible level for staff qualifications, student demand, overall experience, learning resources and teaching quality. UQ is also the recipient of the most national teaching awards, more than any other university in Australia.
UQ is one of the largest institutions in Australia, with approximately 6,500 staff and over 53,600 students. UQ has approximately 20,000 international students from 143 different countries, making it a truly international university.
Support services at the institution includes UQ Mates, which is a platform that brings like-minded students with similar interests together via a free social network. Student advisors are also provided for international students, meaning that there is always someone to speak to.