International Student Guide | Brisbane | 2018
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STUDYING IN BRISBANE?
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In the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, a short walk from QUT’s city campus. Also a great base for the University of Queensland, Griffith University and many local colleges.
Across the road from QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus. It offers a relaxed student lifestyle within easy reach of the Brisbane CBD – which is a 10-minute bus ride away. [email protected]
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A degree the world will recognise Consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. With a reputation for producing quality graduates and a campus globally renowned for its beauty, UQ is the university of choice for more than 51,000 students. 2017–2018 Rankings: 43 – Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, 47 – QS World University Rankings, 45 – US News Best Global Universities Rankings, 55 – Academic Ranking of World Universities, 65 – Times Higher Education World University.
Top reasons to choose UQ – Highly Ranked: Top 30 in the world in 9 subject areas (QS World University Rankings 2017). – High Quality Programs: Comprehensive range of over 400 programs and 4000 courses. – Excellent Teachers: More national teaching awards than any other Australian university. – Focus on Employment Outcomes: Awardwinning careers team, internships for course credit, UQ job search website for international students and a 4.5 star employability skills MOOC. – Successful Graduates: Higher than national averages for full-time graduate employment rates and salaries. See more at future-students.uq.edu.au
Welcome to Brisbane Brisbane is a great place to live, work and relax – it’s a safe, vibrant, green and prosperous city, valued for its friendly and optimistic character and enjoyable lifestyle. By choosing to study in this wonderful city you have made a decision that will provide you with a lifetime of memories. Brisbane is Australia’s New World City, a multicultural hub of creativity and innovation that provides students with a warm welcome and access to forwardthinking education providers and world-class research facilities. Brisbane prides itself on being a friendly and diverse city. As Lord Mayor, I invite you to join me at the annual City Welcome Festival” and at one of our Lord Mayor’sInternational Student Friendship Ceremonies staged during the year. These ceremonies will help make you feel at home and strengthen your relationship with Brisbane. I also hope you get to meet some of our Brisbane International Student Ambassadors. As appointed representatives of our international student population, they are wonderful advocates for our city and I enjoy worki