International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

STEM, Business, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts -University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ), located on a magnificent 280 acre piece of land bounded on all sides by the Brisbane River, is a prestigious institution ranked in the top 50 global universities. Participants will enjoy a diverse community of over 48,000 students, including over 11,500 international students representing over 140 countries, sure to give them an expanded worldview throughout the semester. All courses are taught by UQ faculty, and ISA participants take classes alongside Australian and other international students.

Program Highlights

  • Traditional campus located in Southwest Brisbane
  • Member of the prestigious Group of Eight - one of Australia's top ranked universities
  • Experiential learning courses containing field components
  • Popular Subjects: Business, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Humanities and Psychology
  • Housing: Students will be placed in self-catered, apartment style student housing in downtown Brisbane, 20-30 minutes on public transit from campus OR students may be placed in on campus, catered dorms
  • Multi-day Bridging Cultures Program in beautiful Byron Bay
  • Optional Excursions offered to Thailand, New Zealand's South Island, Cairns, Bali or Ayer's Rock
Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Brisbane Site Specialist.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university and be currently enrolled in a four-year university at the time of participation.

Students must also include an academic letter of recommendation and letter of intent along with their standard ISA application if their GPA falls below the minimum requirement.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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