The University of Queensland

JD Story Building, Level 2, University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, Brisbane

  • #47 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 41,700Total Students
  • 3,513Faculty
  • 22,241Int'l Students

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For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for creating positive change by delivering knowledge leadership for a better world.

UQ consistently ranks in the world’s top universities, is one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) universities.

More than 53,600 students study across UQ’s three beautiful campuses in South-East Queensland. This includes about 18,000 international students who contribute to UQ’s diverse, supportive and inclusive campus community. 

UQ has won more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other university and is committed to providing students with the best opportunities and practical experiences, empowering them with transferable knowledge and skills that will prepare them to exceed expectations throughout their careers.

UQ’s greatest assets are its 268,000 successful graduates, who include more than 14,500 PhDs. Our successful alumni network spans 170 countries. 

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff, students are encouraged to ask the questions that create change. UQ's beautiful campus environment matches the best higher education settings in the world, including extensive recreation and sporting facilities and world-class buildings. 

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B

About

For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for creating positive change by delivering knowledge leadership for a better world.

UQ consistently ranks in the world’s top universities, is one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) universities.

More than 53,600 students study across UQ’s three beautiful campuses in South-East Queensland. This includes about 18,000 international students who contribute to UQ’s diverse, supportive and inclusive campus community. 

UQ has won more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other university and is committed to providing students with the best opportunities and practical experiences, empowering them with transferable knowledge and skills that will prepare them to exceed expectations throughout their careers.

UQ’s greatest assets are its 268,000 successful graduates, who include more than 14,500 PhDs. Our successful alumni network spans 170 countries. 

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff, students are encouraged to ask the questions that create change. UQ's beautiful campus environment matches the best higher education settings in the world, including extensive recreation and sporting facilities and world-class buildings. 

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B

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University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #46
  • 2014
    #43
  • 2015
    #=43
  • 2016
    #=46
  • 2017
    #=51
  • 2018
    #=47
  • 2019
    #48
  • 2020
    #47
  • 2021
    #46
  • 2022
    #47

Ranking criteria

76.6
Overall
88.2
Academic Reputation
80.2
Employer Reputation
25.4
Faculty Student Ratio
89.4
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
100
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
41,700

34%
66%

International students
22,241

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
3,513

2137
1376

Total students
41,700

34%
66%

International students
22,241

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
3,513

1376
2137
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