University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a research-intensive regional university that provides high-quality flexible degree programs and produces Australia’s highest paid graduates.
Our students form a vibrant international community, benefiting from flexible on-campus and blended learning options, delivered across three campuses in Queensland, Australia, online and through trusted national and international education partners. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide1, we are a QS Five-Star rated university for internationalisation and employability2, and our graduates consistently rank highest in Australia for graduate employment and graduate salaries3.
Our lecturers are engaged with their fields as industry professionals, integrating real-world know-how with teaching and learning expertise. Our research agenda addresses critical global challenges to deliver positive change with industry and across our local and global communities. Over 30 of our multi-disciplinary research areas are rated at world standard or above by the Australian Research Council4.
In just over 50 years, we have become a leading Australian multi-campus teaching and research institution, offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research training programs. Our strengths in areas such as materials science and engineering, climate sciences, machine vision and automation, astronomy and archaeology, headline a comprehensive array of disciplines across engineering, ICT, business, sciences, humanities, education and the creative arts. With cutting-edge facilities, a relatively low cost of living, and easy access to Brisbane and the Gold Coast, you can make the most of your studies in Australia with us.
CRICOS: QLD 00244B | NSW 02225M | TEQSA PRV12081
1Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2021.
2QS Stars University Ratings.
3Graduate Outcome Survey, 2020 National Report.
4ARC Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 National Report
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Student Relationship Officers
From the moment you enrol to the day you graduate, our Student Relationship Officers (SROs) are available to provide in-depth administrative support to assist you throughout your learning journey.
We have rich cultural diversity within our student population and our priority is to create a culture that values diversity and respect for all backgrounds. Explore our support available for international, and culturally and linguistically diverse students.
The Student Guild provides free Student Advocacy, sport facilities, support and services to students.
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Health and wellness (including disability)
We care about your health and wellbeing, and offer a variety of services including medical appointments, counselling and wellbeing programs to help you throughout your study journey.
Once you graduate from USQ you automatically become a part of our alumni community – a growing network of more than 100 000+ alumni networked across more than 146 countries around the globe. Our alumni enjoy benefits that include networking through nine alumni chapters around the world; public recognition of professional achievements after graduation with the Alumnus of the Year Awards; advertising of job opportunities on our online jobs noticeboard; notification of annual alumni events; and subscription to the Alumni eNewsletter, Phoenix Rising. Visit the Alumni website to be inspired by our alumni who have risen to influential positions that positively impact society.
Our degrees produce industry-leading career outcome. Students are supported to enhance their employability and remain competitive in today’s job market, building capabilities from their first day.
Our students have access to a wide range of facilities and opportunities to engage in our dynamic and rewarding environment. Our innovative degrees broaden students’ horizons and prepare them for challenging careers in their chosen fields, while enhancing their employability and innovation skills.