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Universities in Brisbane

University of Queensland

University of Queensland (UQ) is one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities, and a member of Universities Australia, all very prestigious academic honors, and is also recognized by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia. UQ offers one of Australia's most comprehensive ranges of study courses, many of which include lectures and tutorials, group work, practical lab or field work, and industry placements. With a student population of more than 46,000 students, one in every four students is an international student, a majority of which are from China. This multicultural student population will allow students to gain exposure to a range of cultures and networks, giving a well rounded international experience.

University of Queensland is ranked 51st in the 2016 QS World University Rankings.

Cricos Code: 00025B

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Griffith University - Brisbane


Established in 1971, Griffith University is a young, dynamic university with a focus on issues of global importance and has an established reputation of being one of the nation?s leading universities. The University is recognized by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia, and the Griffith University Business School has AACSB International accreditation and is a member of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. Griffith is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. It offers a comprehensive range of courses for a changing world. Griffith University teaches across most academic disciplines and has particular strengths in:

International Business & Asian Studies
Environmental Science
Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Management
Visual & Creative Arts, Film & Animation
Exercise Science & Nutrition
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Social Justice and Social Enterprise
Information & Communication Technology
Engineering (Civil, Coastal, Construction Management, Environmental, Electronic)

With the campus in Queensland's fastest growing area, the Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor, Griffith's main, Nathan campus is located just 20 minutes from it?s Brisbane City campus in Southbank. Brisbane is a "hub city," making it easy to travel around both Australia as well as the entire Pacific region; just a short hour train ride to some of the most pristine beaches on the Gold Coast, a 1.5 hour flight from Sydney, a 3 hour flight to Auckland, New Zealand, and much more! The city is home to over 3,000 restaurants and cafes and averages over 260 days of sumptuous sunshine each year, the most of any Australian city, maintaining average temperatures between 72-85°F. This mild climate and its proximity to first rate parks greatly influences the city's culture, with a focus on an active and outdoor focused lifestyle. With all this at your doorstep, it's easy to see why students love it here.

Griffith University is ranked 38th in the QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50.

Cricos Code: 00233E

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Queensland University of Technology


Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real-world' focus. They are one of the nation's fastest growing research universities with courses in high demand, and are transforming the student experience to 50,000 students, including almost 8,000 international students from more than 100 countries.

QUT was recently ranked:

  • 1st in Australia and 21st in the world for Communication and Media Studies in the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2016)
  • The top 1% of business schools worldwide. QUT Business School was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)
  • One of the top 250 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking (2016)
QUT prides itself as being a university where students gain practical skills with internationally recognized, award-winning teachers in courses that promote professional and contemporary practice through real-world integrated theory, knowledge and skills. At QUT, students will benefit from imaginatively designed learning and research spaces, including the world-class Science and Engineering Centre at QUT's Garden Point campus, and the exciting Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct. Both QUT campuses, Garden Point and Kelvin Grove, are located in the heart of Brisbane, voted one of the Asia Pacific Top 10 cities of the future by the London Financial Times, and are within walking distance of many things to explore, see and do within the city.

QUT supports ISA students with two $1,500 AUD awards each year.

Cricos Code: 00213J

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