Study Abroad at the University of Queensland

Australia & New Zealand Australia Brisbane

Brisbane’s 300 days of sunshine annually make it an ideal locale for the 114-hectare campus that is home to three lakes, tennis courts, aquatic center, and the Schonell Theatre. The Student Union organizes festivals throughout the year, and you may choose to join one (or more) of 220 student clubs and organizations. The University is located in the neighborhood of St Lucia, in the city of Brisbane, which is proud of being ‘Australia’s New World City’. The city makes extensive efforts to welcome internationalstudents through the annual City Welcome Festival, the Lord Mayor’s International Student Friendship Ceremonies, and the Brisbane International Student Ambassador Programs. There’s always something to do in Brisbane.

Academic strength: Business, Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship, Law, Engineering, Urban Studies & Architecture
Rankings: Times Top 100
Languages requirement: English
GPA requirement: Strong academic performance

About the University

University of Queensland

Established in 1909, the University of Queensland (UQ) is Australia’s leading research and teaching institute. UQ has eight globally recognised research institutes, attracting an interdisciplinary community of more than 1,500 scientists, social scientists, and engineers. 

Winning numerous awards for teaching excellence, the university has six faculties and 33 schools, providing one of the most comprehensive academic programs in Australia. 

Its beautiful grounds in a city that enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year is an added UQ bonus. This is a truly spectacular environment to study in. Your study abroad experience elevates your job prospects and gives you an outstanding network of global support that stretches far beyond the campus grounds.

Learn more at University of Queensland's official website

SAF's Student Promise

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

Yuna Ishibashi
“Australia is famous for being a multicultural nation, and considering security and climate, Australia seemed to be the best choice for me.

You only live life once! Enjoy what you want to do, be yourself, and do your best! There is no such thing as failure. Everything should grow you. I am grateful to SAF for studying abroad because I grew from experiencing so many new things.”
Yuna Ishibashi, Past SAF Student

Jing's Experience at UQ

"The campus here is beautiful. I feel so relaxed, and have really enjoyed the slower pace here"

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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