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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
We’re a major Australian university with a truly global outlook. Home to nearly 50,000 students, we’re providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers.

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With more than 40,000 students and offering more than 400 courses and research programs, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a modern university for the real world.

We began operating as QUT in January 1989, following approval of our status as a university.

But our history truly begins in colonial times


QUT offers a broad range of courses which combine cutting-edge theory with intensive practical learning and the latest technology, to help you take on whatever challenges come your way. Our courses are regularly reviewed and updated to maximise your career opportunities and ensure your degree reflects the latest industry practice.

 QUT offers more than 650 undergraduate and postgraduate study options in:

  • Building and planning
  • Business
  • Creative practice, communication and design
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health and community
  • Information technology
  • Languages, including English language pathway programs
  • Law and justice
  • Science and mathematics.


QUT is the fastest-growing research university in Australia, committing over half a billion dollars to research, and teaching and learning infrastructure over the past six years.

Our top-performing research areas include:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Information systems
  • Language, Communication and Culture
  • Law and Legal studies
  • Mathematical Science
  • Medical and Health Science
  • Studies in Creative Arts and Writing.


Our research is focused on progress, pushing the boundaries and developing new ideas through transdisciplinary thinking.

Choose QUT if you're after a research university that's breaking new ground, working with true experts, and funding the future of research innovation in Australia.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
179 22
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
224 20
244 3
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
224 18
242 32
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
301 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Student services

At QUT we provide services that will support you in every aspect of your life as a university student.

We provide services such as:

  • Pre-departure briefings
  • Airport reception service
  • Language and learning advice and support
  • Academic skills workshops
  • Support for students under 18
  • Counselling
  • Religious facilities and support.

Housing services

Brisbane offers a wide range of accommodation options, including:

  • homestay with an Australian family
  • shared living
  • independent living.

Our accommodation service can help you find somewhere to live when you arrive in Brisbane, as well as any tenancy-related issues that may arise. 

Library services

There are two libraries:

  • Gardens Point Library, which provides resources and services for students studying business, and science and engineering
  • QUT Law Library, which provides resources and services for students studying law.

Our libraries have:

  • group study spaces and silent study spaces
  • printing and copying services
  • computer labs and wireless internet
  • a helpdesk for assistance with assignments.

ICT services

QUT offers numerous IT support and services to all staffs an students including:

  • Wi-Fi and internet access
  • Username and password
  • QUT Blackboard
  • Computer labs and loans
  • QUT app
  • Research computing
  • Printing, copying and scanning
  • Learning tools and software
  • Information security

Medical services

QUT Medical Centre is a student support service that assists students with their health needs so that they may achieve an optimal academic performance in the shortest possible time.

It consist of a team of medical practitioners, psychologists, registered nurses, and administration staffs that are experienced in providing a safe, confidential and professional environment for students and staff.

Student Life

Campus life

Gardens Point campus

Gardens Point campus occupies a prime location in Brisbane’s city centre, nestled beside the Brisbane River, City Botanic Gardens and Parliament House—a position that reinforces QUT’s links with business, industry and government.

Kelvin Grove campus

Kelvin Grove campus is situated two kilometres from the city centre.  The campus offers a fitness club and aquatic centre with gymnasium, 25-metre pool and indoor sports stadium, as well as tennis courts and sports fields, which are located on campus or in the village precinct.

Sports facilities

QUT Healthstream Aquatic Centre, Fitness Club, Cycle Centre and Stadium meet your health and fitness needs with facilities at Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove:

  • Swimming pools
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Cycle Centre: The Gardens Point Cycle Centre is a secure cycle hub featuring 213 two tier Josta Tier Racks, change rooms, individual lockers, laundry services, fresh towels and a service and repair centre.
  • Stadium: The Kelvin Grove indoor sports stadium is available for hire and features 50 seats and equipment for basketball, soccer and netball.

Student clubs

QUT Student Guild manages and supports over 80 student clubs and associations that organise social events such as balls, formal dinners, sports teams, and lunch time barbeques. 


Our degrees are accredited by the relevant governing bodies, associations and authorities to ensure you're provided with the highest standard of education and are adequately qualified to practice as an industry professional.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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