The University of Queensland ,Brisbane,Australia

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The University Of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research universities. With a strong focus on teaching excellence, UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. 

UQ has three campuses in South East Queensland. Brisbane is the home of UQ’s St Lucia and Herston campuses, and the capital city of Queensland. Brisbane has a population of approximately 2.4 million and offers a relaxed and safe lifestyle, subtropical climate and vibrant culture. Brisbane is fast becoming a hub in the Asia–Pacific for business, investment, major events, and education, with World Heritage rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches on our doorstep. 

UQ ranks in the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including CWTS Leiden Ranking (32), Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (40), QS World University Rankings (47), the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings (42), Academic Ranking of World Universities (54), and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (66). According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, UQ ranks in the top 50 in the world in 24 subjects, with two subjects in the world’s top 5 and nine in the world’s top 30, including sports-related subjects (2), mineral an

UQ has three campuses in South East Queensland. Brisbane is the home of UQ’s St Lucia and Herston campuses, and the capital city of Queensland. Brisbane has a population of approximately 2.4 million and offers a relaxed and safe lifestyle, subtropical climate and vibrant culture. Brisbane is fast becoming a hub in the Asia–Pacific for business, investment, major events, and education, with World Heritage rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches on our doorstep. 

UQ ranks in the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including CWTS Leiden Ranking (32), Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (40), QS World University Rankings (47), the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings (42), Academic Ranking of World Universities (54), and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (66). According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, UQ ranks in the top 50 in the world in 24 subjects, with two subjects in the world’s top 5 and nine in the world’s top 30, including sports-related subjects (2), mineral and mining engineering (5),  environmental sciences (11), agriculture and forestry (17), education (19), nursing (21), Psychology (23), hospitality and leisure management (27) and sociology (29).

UQ’s 268,000 graduates are an engaged network of global alumni spanning more than 170 countries and include approximately 14,500 PhDs. More than 53,600 current students, including more than 18,600 postgraduate students and approximately 18,000 international students from 134 countries, currently study across UQ’s three campuses in South East Queensland in South East Queensland. UQ has six faculties, eight globally recognized research institutes and more than 100 research centers attract an interdisciplinary community of 1500 scientists, social scientists, and engineers who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

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Year of establishment1909
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Also Known AsUQ
Total International Students18074
Size of Campus in acres4126
Endowments ValueAustralian Dollar 154 million
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense13440 AUD
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3.9

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Shreyas Jain | Bachelor of Economics (Honours) - Batch of 2025
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4.1
Being a UQ student helps in networking

Tips: University of Queensland is one of the best universities for economic and behavioural sciences in the world. It ranks highly in the employability ranking and has good scholarship programs. The student teacher ratio has always been less making consultation more efficient.

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Chaitanya Chopra | Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Batch of 2023
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Brisbane is a very safe place.

Tips: It’s a very pretty campus with amazing people. The food options are good on campus for vegetarians but not in the city. The night life and clubs are amazing. The faculty is very helpful and there are many scholarships for Indians so that’s a plus.

Likes (Safety): Brisbane is a very safe place which has been proved by studies. More and more people are relocating to Brisbane. It’s very safe for girls to go out at night as there is security everywhere. This is the reason why Brisbane is an ideal place for me to liv...

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The University of Queensland Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(48 Courses)(1 year-3 years)AUD 26.48 K - 64.58 K
MIM(37 Courses)(1 year-2 years)AUD 30.55 K - 42.61 K
B.E. / B.Tech(28 Courses)(1 year-66 months)AUD 40.56 K - 45.12 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)AUD 79.48 K
BHM(2 Courses)(3-4 years)AUD 38.74 K - 40.68 K
BBA(30 Courses)(1 year-5 years)AUD 31.14 K - 42.75 K
B.Sc.(10 Courses)(1 year-5 years)AUD 39.19 K - 44.07 K
M.Arch(1 Courses)(2 years)AUD 39.11 K

The University of Queensland Scholarships

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship
Rs. 5,81,148
Science
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more

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The University of Queensland Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(48 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 87.0-100.0

: 64.0-72.0

MIM(37 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 87.0 & Above

: 64.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(28 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 87.0 & Above

: 64.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 550.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

: 87.0 & Above

BHM(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

BBA(30 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

B.Sc.(10 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

: 87.0-100.0

: 64.0-72.0

M.Arch(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • UQ St Lucia’s on-campus accommodation consists of 10 residential colleges that are home to over 2,500 students from Australia and overseas. Halls of Residence at UQ Gatton has a variety of accommodation options for students 
  • Many residences provide full catering for freshmen students and either full or some self-catering options for postgraduate students also
  • It provides many facilities for students- fully furnished rooms, supportive staff and secure premises, active sporting, cultural and social life, college scholarships and prizes 
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 700 to 800 AUD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water and unlimited internet access included in the rent
  • On-site Laundry along with bike storage facilty is also available in most of the apartments
    Gym and exercise area is also there in most of the apartments

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Studying Australia Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BE/Btech INR 21.5 L
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MS INR 22.6 L
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MIM INR 21.8 L
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BSc INR 22.4 L
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BBA INR 19.8 L
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MBA INR 22 L
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MA INR 19 L
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MArch INR 22.7 L
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MDes INR 19.6 L
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BHM INR 17.4 L
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MEM INR 24.3 L
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MASc INR 17.7 L
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MBBS INR 35.3 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 6.5 L (based on 89 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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The University of Queensland FAQs

Q. How is the University of Queensland?

A. The University of Queensland is Brisbane's one of the most prestigious universities. UQ is ranked among the top Australia's best research universities. Course quality is generally good according to graduate surveys.

Q. What GPA is needed to get into University of Queensland?

A. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 5.0 (on a 7-point scale), and complete the degree within the minimum time, in order to get into University of Queensland.

Q. What is University of Queensland known for?

A. UQ is known for its teaching excellence, and have won Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) more than any other university in the country. Thus, it attracts majority of Queensland's highest academic achievers, as well as top interstate and overseas students. Also check: The University of Queensland Ranking

Q. What is the acceptance rate for admission University of Queensland?

A. For admission University of Queensland, the acceptance rate is around 40%, might fluctuate depending upon the number of applications received.

Q. Is University of Queensland Competitive?

A. Yes, University of Queensland admissions are very competitive. There are few seats available for admission and yet a huge number of applications are received each year.

Q. What is the minimum IELTS score for admission to University of Queensland?

A. A minimum of 6.5 in IELTS with 6.0 in each sub bands must be attainedin order to be eligible for admission to University of Queensland.

Q. Can I get a single room for living while studying at UQ?

A. Yes, all rooms available for ccupancy are single rooms at University of Queensland and there are no sharing basis rooms available.

Q. Are scholarships available at University of Queensland?

A. Yes, scholarships are available at University of Queensland for international students applying for either merit or need based.

Q. What other options are available for funding at UQ?

A. UQ students can avail loans or fee help and can also apply for grants that are offered by the government. More details can be found here: Scholarships to Study in Australia for International Students

Q. How to apply at UQ for admission?

A. Applicants can apply for admission to University of Queensland via an agent authorised one available in their respective countries.
Location
University CityBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Size of cityLarge
Population of City24,08,223
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane
Campuses
St Lucia Queensland 4072, Australia
Gatton Queensland 4343 Australia

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St Lucia QLD 4072, Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane ( Queensland)

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