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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus.Our engaged and grounded approach to education and research is highly valued and trusted by employers, government business.QUT is committed to providing real world learning experiences and research solutions across a broad range of fields and our courses are in high demand. 

About

History

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

Education

As our learning environment and the world is transformed by technology, we're harnessing the strengths of different disciplines to create new conceptual and methodological innovations.

We discover effective, viable and innovative solutions by collaborating with industry, end users, and key players in the professions and global economy.

We aspire to be a globally leading university through high-impact, transdisciplinary research, strong partnerships, and a unique focus on technology and innovation, led by our Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation, Arun Sharma.

Research

We're focused on the technology and innovation that will enable our society and our economy to progress.We've identified and invested in areas of research identified as priorities for the world, the nation and the state. In each of these areas we're continuing to build on the strength and experience of our experts.

  • Centre for Agriculture and the Bioeconomy
  • Centre for Data Science
  • Centre for Materials Science
  • Centre for Robotics
  • Digital Media Research Centre

Career

Our graduates are all completing their courses with real-world experience and knowledge. We can help you find your next employees among our graduates.

  • UniHub: Our online service for employers, managed through QUT UniHub, allows you to advertise jobs to our students free of charge.
  • Careers fairs: QUT hosts and participates in annual careers fairs where a wide variety of employers can promote their brand and career opportunities and network with students.
  • Present to our students: Employers can visit campus throughout the academic year to present to students about their job opportunities or to present a workshop on a career-related topic.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
217 7
2020
224 20
2019
244
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
301
2019
301 -100
2018
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
179 22
2019
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
224 18
2019
242
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.

Services

Student services

You will have access to a range of free services within your course and outside of class:

  • Language and learning support, such as writing and assignment feedback, study and presentation skills
  • Maths, science and IT support, such as understanding course content, developing STEM skills and guidance with assessment items
  • Career management skills that put you in charge of your future and enable you to investigate career options while building your employability
  • Leadership and development such as attending workshops, conferences and volunteering on campus to understand your leadership style, skills and strengths.

Housing services

If you need help finding somewhere to live, our accommodation services can help you.

You can rent a room in a student residential complex, which usually includes a bed, study desk, some storage, and shared bathrooms, kitchens and common rooms. Costs range from $265-500 a week.

You can rent somewhere to live in agent-operated student accommodation, or organise your own by looking online. Rent is usually $150-300 each week. You could live alone or share accommodation with other people.

We recommend finding somewhere to live close to campus. There are usually lots of options either within walking distance or easily accessed by public transport.

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

Student centres: 

  • HiQ: Our student centres, known as HiQ, are your place to go for student services, support, IT and general enquiries.

Medical services

  • QUT Optometry Clinic provides lens prescriptions and eye examinations,contact lenses, children's vision, and vision rehabilitation.
  •  Nutrition & Dietetics offers individual consultations as well as nutrition and lifestyle groups and cooking demonstrations.
  • Podiatry provides general foot care, diabetes management, children's foot care and orthotics and treatment for acute foot problems.

Student Life

Campus life

Gardens Point campus: Our business, law, and science and engineering students are based at Gardens Point, right in the centre of Brisbane.

Kelvin Grove campus: The main campus for our creative industries, education and health students, Kelvin Grove is located in the thriving Kelvin Grove Village.

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

The Guild provides a range of commercial and advocacy services. From the Student Rights Hub to the Botanic Bar and Corner Store, the Guild has everything you need to get you through your degree.

Accreditation

Our accreditation has been awarded by the world's leading Business School accreditation authorities:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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