About

The University of Queensland

ABOUT

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge.

For more than a century, UQ has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. Our commitment to hard work and research excellence is highlighted by our current position in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) – 55th in the world and 2nd in Australia.

UQ is a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities, one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, and a member of Universities Australia.

UQ has a strong focus on teaching excellence, winning more teaching excellence awards than any other Australian university and attracting high achieving national and international students.
In 2015, the University had 50,836 students including 12,666 international students from 141 nations. It has one of Australia’s largest PhD enrolments, with more than 13,800 postgraduate students, and celebrated its 12,000th PhD graduation in 2015.

Our graduates are part of a proud, passionate and extensive network of 220,000-plus alumni who are making a positive impact as leaders within their communities and professions in Australia and around the world.

UQ Bachelor of Commerce graduate Ms Cheng Lei who was awarded the prestigious Australia China Alumni Award (ACAA) for her wide-ranging achievements in ICT and New Media in 2014, comments:

“My commerce degree at UQ was an excellent all-round basis for my career – which has evolved from analysing efficiencies of chocolate making, to ensuring strict controls in petroleum exploration, to reviewing the failure of a Sino-Australian joint venture, to reporting on business stories to a global audience.”

Contact: P: + 61 7 334 69872
Website: www.uq.edu.au
Email: ask@uq.edu.au


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