The University Queensland (UQ)

The University Queensland (UQ)

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Published on September 21, 2023

The University Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for outstanding through the creation, conservation, convey as well as supplication of knowledge. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with excellence people to transfer knowledge leadership for a better world.


Like any large multinational organization, the University has a compound system of governance as well as many organizational units. Its assignment is segmented in its tactical plans and much of its policy as well as managerial work is assisted by a number of boards. The University’s works are adamant by the University of Queensland Act 1998, the regulation at the University of Queensland and the Senate Rules.

Policies, Procedures & Guidelines

The University of Queensland Act 1998 is governed by the university. The Statutes of the University of Queensland and Senate Rules offer the subordinate legislation and managerial framework.

An official university policies accept by Senate is obtainable through the UQ Policy and Procedures Library (PPL). The PPL compare policies, strategy, guidelines as well as forms.

Research focus

The UQ Graduate School provides important bear to research higher degree (RHD) students through a broad range of scholarships and investigation travel awards, committed office spaces, skills training, and professional development chances. The University introduced the Career Development Framework–other first nationally – designed to accelerate RHD students’ career development and intensity their employability. Conformation specifies that the University’s investigation excels in both quality and impact.

Campuses and Locations

The University has teaching as well as investigation sites around Queensland. Its main campuses are at
St Lucia, Gatton and Herston.

Other UQ locations contain teaching hospitals and health centre’s, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine investigation stations, physics investigation stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine.

Utilize our maps information base to find all UQ locations.  Choose a campus and then browse or search for buildings, parking areas, reproduction facilities, and more.

Library collection

  • 25 million Book titles and more than 823,000 print book titles
  • 140,000 online magazines and 31,000 print journals
  • More than 900 online databases

Teaching and learning excellence

Skilled and inspired archers are integral to offering positive teaching and learning outcomes for students.

UQ has a powerful focus on teaching outstanding, winning more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other in the country.

The educators of UQ are committed to outstanding in learning experiences and outcomes for their students.

Address: St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

Organization: Australia

Chancellor: John Story

Enrollment: 50,749 (Apr 2015)

Official website