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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 43rd in the 2014 QS World University Rankings.

Cricos Code: 00025B

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.

Griffith University supports ISA students with three USD $1000 awards per year. One of the scholarships is specifically dedicated to students taking courses within the Arts, Education, and Law disciplines at Griffith University.

Cricos Code: 00233E

Queensland University of Technology


Queensland University of Technology (QUT), "A University for the Real World," does not just teach theory, rather teaches students how to put theory into practice, encouraging them to take ideas and make them REAL. QUT's two main campuses are located in the heart of Brisbane, voted one of the Asia Pacific Top 10 cities of the future by London Financial Times. Here, students will benefit from imaginatively designed learning and research spaces including the world-class Science and Engineering Centre at QUT's Gardens Point campus, and the exciting Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct. There are also excellent facilities for social interaction, sport and recreation both on campus and throughout the city.

The University ranks consistently within the top 10 Australian Universities and the upper 3 per cent world-wide and is recognized by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia. QUT's business school is the first within Australia to secure the prestigious 'triple crown' of international accreditation (US-based AACSB International, European-based EQUIS and UK-based Association of MBAs AMBA) and is within the top 1% of business schools worldwide.

Queensland University of Technology is ranked 28th in the QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50.

Queensland University of Technology supports ISA students with three $1,000 AUD awards each year.

Cricos Code: 00213J