• Year of estabishment

    1909
  • Staff

    612 (approx)
  • Acceptance Critieria

    Profile Dependent
  • Accomodation

    Yes

University of Queensland

Queensland, Australia

  • College Address

    St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

  • College Website

    http://www.uq.edu.au/

  • College contact

    +61 7 3365 1111

Type

Public

Scholarship

N/A

No.of students

48,771 (approx)

Intake

Aug/Sep

Overview

University Of Queensland Is A Public Research University Established In Year 1909. University Main Campus Is Located In Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. University Runs On The Motto ?By Means Of Knowledge And Hard Work?. Queensland Is Also Known As UQ.

According To QS World University Rankings This University Was Ranked At #4 Nationally And At #43 Globally In Year 2014/15. Times Higher Education World University Rankings Has Ranked University Of Queensland At #4 Nationally And At #63 Worldwide In Year 2014/15. Academic Ranking Of World Universities Has Ranked This University At #3 Nationally And At #85 Globally In Year 2014. U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings Have Ranked This It At #47 In Year 2014. The Economist In Its 2014 Publication Has Ranked It At #16 As ?Best International Business Schools? For MBA Program. Higher Education World University Rankings Has Ranked This University At #65 In Year 2014, At #63 In Year 2013, At #65 In Year 2012, At #74 In Year 2011, At #81 In Year 2010, At #41 In Year 2009, At #43 In Year 2008, At #33 In Year 2008, At #45 In Year 2006, At #47 In Year 2005 And At #49 In Year 2004.

This University Is Affiliated To Group Of Eight, Universities 21, Association Of Southeast Asian Institutions Of Higher Learning And EdX. Chancellor Of University Of Queensland Is John Story And Vice-chancellor Is Professor Peter Høj.

Campus

University?s Main Campus Is Located In A Suburban Area In Brisbane, Queensland Australia, With A Campus Expanded Over 274 Acres. University?s Other Campuses Are Turot Street, Ipswich, Herston And Gatton. Gatton Campus Was Established In Year 1897 As Queensland Agricultural College Later Mingled With University Of Queensland In Year 1990, Located In Gatton Queensland, It Homes Teaching Activities, Learning, Research, Agriculture, Environment, Animals And Veterinary Science.

Ipswich Campus Was Established In Year 1878 And Homes Social Sciences, Arts, Medicine, Business, Business And Interaction Design. Herston Campus Was Registered Into Queensland Heritage Registrar In Year 1999 And Homes Research, Clinical Health And Teaching, It Is The Hub Campus Of This University. In Its 274 Acres Campus, University Has Also Facilitated Their Students With Parking Spaces, Duck Ponds, Cycling Tracks, Gardens, Sporting Fields, Biological Library And Physiology Lecture Theatres.

Schools

This University Is Spanided Into Numerous Schools And Colleges:

  • School Of Business, Economics And Law
  • School Of Science
  • School Of Health & Behavioural Sciences
  • School Of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Departments

University Of Queensland Has Various Departments:

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics & Commerce (B Com/H)
  • Education & Teaching
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Humanities
  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music & Dance
  • Psychology
  • Science

Teaching Standards

In Year 2014 Two Lecturers And One Teaching Program Were Awarded Country?s Best ?Australian Awards For University Teaching.? According To QS World University Rankings This University Was Ranked At #4 Nationally And At #43 Globally In Year 2014/15. Times Higher Education World University Rankings Has Ranked University Of Queensland At #4 Nationally And At #63 Worldwide In Year 2014/15. Teachers At This University Inspire And Guide Students To Reach Their Full Potential.

Courses

University Of Queensland Offers Undergraduate And Graduate Programs In A Wide Range Of Subjects. Courses Provided At This University Are Very Well Researched And Practiced. Some Of The Major Courses Offered By This University Are:

  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Art & Design
  • Architecture

Student Facilities

University Of Queensland Has Over 190 Clubs And Societies, Some Of Them Are:

  • UQ Engineering Undergraduate Society
  • University Of Queensland Economics Society
  • University Of Queensland Business Association
  • University Of Queensland Australian Football Club
  • University Of Queensland Rugby Club
  • University Of Queensland Football Club
  • Queensland University Regiment
  • University Of Queensland Law Society
  • Semper Floreat
  • University Of Queensland Debating Society
  • University Of Queensland Medical Society

University Offers Sports Like Cycling, Martial Arts, Gymnasium, Squash, Soccer, Cricket, Rugby, And Tennis, Power Lifting And Swimming.

The University Of Queensland Library Has Over 15 Branches:

  • Architecture And Music Library (ARMUS)
  • Biological Sciences Library
  • Dentistry Library
  • Dorothy Hill Engineering And Sciences Library (DHESL)
  • Fryer Library
  • Gatton Library
  • Graduate Economics And Business Library
  • Herston Health Sciences Library
  • Ipswich Library
  • Mater McAuley Library
  • Pharmacy Australia Centre Of Excellence Health Sciences Library (PACE)
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital Library
  • Rural Clinical School Library
  • Social Sciences And Humanities Library (SSAH)
  • Walter Harrison Law Library

Accommodation

This University Offers On And Off Campus Residence Halls. It Has 11 Residential Colleges Which Are Located On Campus:

  • Women?s College Which Only Accommodates Females
  • Cromwell College Which Accommodated 274 Students
  • St Leo?s College Which Only Accommodates Men
  • St John?s College
  • Union College
  • Gatton Halls Of Residence Accommodates 440 Students
  • Duchesne College Accommodates 200 Students
  • Emmanuel College  accommodates 350 Students
  • Grace College Accommodates 180 Students
  • International House
  • King?s College Accommodates 260 Male

All The Basic Amenities Required By The Student While Living A Student Life Are Facilitated By This University.

Notable Alumni

Alumni Are The Prestige And Identity Of Any University. Some Of Notable Alumni Are:

  • Joshua Gans, Economist
  • Donald Markwell, Social Scientist And Warden Of Rhodes House
  • Adrian Pagan, Economist
  • John Birmingham, Novelist
  • Bille Brown, Actor And Playwright
  • Ross Clark, Poet
  • Nick Earls (born 1963), Novelist
  • Peter Beattie, Former Premier Of Queensland
  • Anna Bligh, Former And First Female Premier Of Queensland
  • Wayne Goss, Former Premier Of Queensland

Scholarship

University Believes At Motivating And Awarding Their Students For Showing Excellence. Every Student Should Be Eligibly Qualified For Applying For The Scholarships. Scholarships Are Provided Merit Based And Based On Financial Conditions Of The Students. This University Offers Over 39 Various Programs Of Scholarships. Some Of The Major Scholarship Programs Are:

  • King?s College Scholarship Programme
  • Hong Kong Global Leaders Scholarship
  • Singapore Global Scholarship
  • UQ BEL India Scholarship

All Scholarships Are Awarded By University Of Queensland When Students Show Academic Excellence. This University Attracts Applicants From Best Institutions Across The Nation And Worldwide. Scholarships Are Provided To Students Pursuing Undergraduate And Graduate Programs.