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The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a top Australian University with a global and real-world focused outlook, located in Brisbane Queensland. It is a public research University and was founded in 1990 by a merger between Queensland Institute of Technology and Brisbane College of Advanced Education. QUT offers world-class learning and is the country’s fastest growing research University.

QUT has two campuses located in Brisbane; Garden Point campus and Kelvin Grove Campus.

QUT offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including extensive research programs that deliver real world outcomes for students through state-of-the-art teaching facilities, a focused learning approach, and the development of valuable industry connections.

Key undergraduate and postgraduate programs at QUT:

  • Building and planning
  • Business
  • Creative practice, communication and design
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health and community
  • Information technology
  • Languages
  • Law and justice
  • Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

QUT maintains close links with business representatives and industry professionals who contribute to course development, and design programs to match changing industry needs.

The University enrols about 50,000 students each year, of which 9,000 are international students represented from over 120 countries around the world. QUT has two focused research institutes; The Institute of Future Environments, and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, together with seven leading research and training centres including the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Robotic Vision.

Why choose Queensland University of Technology

  • QUT alumni includes world-leading NASA astrobiologist and Co-leader for the Mars 2020 Rover Mission, Dr Abigail Allwood, and Tashi Chhozom, the first woman to be appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in Bhutan.
  • The QUT Business School was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA). Only 1% of business schools around the world hold this distinction.
  • In 2019, QUT was ranked 24th best University by the Times Higher Education 250 Universities under 50 years.
  • QUT houses an internationally renowned Science and Engineering centre, incorporating the worlds largest and most advanced digital interactive and learning display spaces; The Cube.
  • In 2019, QUT established the worlds first Creative Industries Faculty, focused on collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.

Faculties and Schools

QUT Business School

  • School of Accountancy
  • School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
  • School of Economics and Finance
  • School of Management
  • QUT Graduate School of Business
  • QUTeX
  • Entrepreneurship

Creative Industries

  • School of Design
  • School of Communication
  • School of Creative Practice

Education

  • School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
  • School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Health

  • School of Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Clinical Sciences
  • School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Optometry and Vision Science
  • School of Psychology and Counselling
  • School of Public Health and Social Work

Law

  • School of Justice
  • School of Law
  • Legal Practice Centre

Science and Engineering

  • School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment
  • School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences
  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • School of Information Systems
  • School of Mathematical Sciences

Campus Locations

  • Gardens Point Campus

    The Gardens Point campus is located in the Brisbane city centre, next to the Parliament house and Brisbane river, bordered by the Botanic Gardens. The campus is home to a diverse range of arts and entertainment venues including the Cube, Gardens Theatre, QUT Art Museum, and Old Government House.

    The primary courses followed by students at this campus includes: Business, Design, Engineering, Health, IT, Justice, Law, Mathematics, Science and Urban Development.

    The campus houses the William Robin Gallery at the Old Government House, and is situated right next to Riverstage, a popular outdoor entertainment venue that hosts local and international concerts and festivals throughout the year. The Gardens point campus also houses a food court, several cafes and bars, and   fitness facilities including an indoor aquatic pool, a gym and a cycle centre.

  • Kelvin Grove Campus

    The Kelvin Grove campus is located in Kelvin Grove Village, bordered by parklands, bikeways and the Victoria Park Golf complex. The campus includes a range of shops, restaurants, bars, parklands, a pharmacy, supermarket, bakery and a weekly market; situated only 3kms from the Brisbane city centre.  It houses the QUT International College and includes facilities for students pursuing creative industries, education and health related programs.

    The on-campus Creative Industries Precinct includes fitness facilities like an indoor aquatic centre, sports stadium, sports fields and a gym. The precinct is situated alongside La Boite Theatre Company’s Roundhouse Theatre, and provides opportunities for aspiring singers, artists, researchers, designers, educators and entrepreneurs to collaborate with others and put together exhibitions, live performances, screenings, seminars, festivals and more.

Popular Courses

  • Business & Economics
  • Business Management
  • Biological Sciences
  • Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Computer Science
  • Law
  • Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Physics & Astronomy

Scholarships and Financial Aid

QUT provides several opportunities for International students to receive financial aid and scholarships, including:

  • Triple Crown Scholarship

    Applicable to all international students pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate course in Business at QUT. It is available for students who have demonstrated high academic achievements in their past studies and continue to achieve high standards in their future studies.

    The scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters at QUT. *If you continue to meet all academic requirements, this scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the duration of your course at QUT.

    To be eligible for this scholarship you must maintain an overall GPA of 5.5 on the QUT 7-point scale throughout the duration of your course.

  • International Merit Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for international students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Building and Planning Engineering, Information Technology and Science and Mathematics at QUT.

    This scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the first two semesters of your study at QUT. *If you continue to meet all academic requirements, this scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the duration of your course at QUT.

  • STEM Excellence Scholarship – Sri Lanka

    This scholarship is applicable to International students from Sri Lanka pursuing an undergraduate degree in Building and Planning Engineering, Information Technology and Science and Mathematics.

    The scholarship will cover an additional 25% of your tuition fee for the first two semester at QUT, and an ongoing scholarship of 25% per semester, if you continue to meet required academic conditions.

    *This scholarship is a 25% top up fee scholarship that you received from the International Merit Scholarship. (In total, you will receive 50% fee scholarship each semester).

    To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

    Be a Sri Lankan citizen

    Have been offered the International Merit Scholarship for semester one

    Minimum of 3 A grades from GCE A Levels.

  • International Merit Double Degree Scholarship

    This scholarship is for high achieving international students pursuing undergraduate double degrees in Engineering Information Technology and Science and Mathematics, Business, Building and planning, Creative practice, communication and design.

    This scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the first two semesters of your study at QUT. *If you continue to meet all academic requirements, this scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the duration of your course at QUT.

  • Creative Industries International Scholarship

    This scholarship is for high achieving International students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate courses in creative practice and communication and design.

    This scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the first two semesters of your study at QUT. *If you continue to meet all academic requirements, this scholarship will cover 25% of your tuition fees for the duration of your course at QUT.

Student Services

Work Integrated Learning

QUT partner with industries and the community to provide opportunities for students at all levels of study from undergraduate to postgraduate,through industry projects, professional placements, work placements, work-shadowing, practicum, community-based projects and internships.

QUT believes in the importance of real-world learning and include work integrated learning into many of their courses. Work integrated learning includes

Accomodation - On Campus

Student One Apartments

Student one apartments are located in the Melbourne CBD, only 2kms away from the QUT Gardens Point campus; a short 15-20 min walk from campus. Students can even cycle from the apartment complex to campus by making use of a free bike, available to all Student One residents.  The campus is additionally located in great proximity to a number of shopping and dining outlets.

The student one apartment complex houses a games room, gymnasium, bean bag cinema, swimming pool and an outdoor barbeque area. It also includes dedicated music rooms, a rooftop lounge and games rooms.

The complex offers free unlimited wifi throughout the building. Student one apartments are covered by 24/7 security, CCTV surveillance and building areas can only be accessed with a swipe card.