Why UQ

UQ: Unsurpassed in Higher Education, Research and Global Impact

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s premier learning and research institutions. UQ is world-renowned for its excellence in teaching, world-acclaimed research and superior campus and facilities. Founded in 1911, UQ’s longstanding reputation is surpassed only by its continual realization of global impact through translational research. UQ in North America continues this tradition through its outstanding alumni, research initiatives and strategic affiliations.

UQ Snapshot:

  • Internationally recognized as a world-renowned education and research university
  • Ranked 51 in the 2016 QS World University Rankings, 52 in the 2016 US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings, 60 in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education Rankings, and 55 in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Affiliated with the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) and Universitas 21 alliance
  • Involved in over 2,300 research projects in over 50 countries worldwide