Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a young university with a global outlook. The university is home to more than 50,000 students, representing 119 nationalities. QUT is ambitious and ready to take on new challenges with a future-focused drive, striving to connect its students with the real world through practical hands-on learning that prepares graduates for the careers of the future.
The university's courses prepare students to graduate real-world ready with the skills they need to find a career in Australia and abroad. Students can choose from more than 100 real-world courses and turn their passion into a rewarding career. QUT offers courses in architecture and built environment, business, communication, creative industries, design, education, engineering, English language pathway programs, health, information technology, justice, law, mathematics, and science.
QUT is committed to creating opportunities to connect its students and industry employers, and achieves this through integrated placements, internships and real-world, collaborative projects. Faculty at the university hold key consulting positions in industry and work on industry projects, in which they often involve students.
Research activity at QUT is geared towards tackling the biggest issues faced by the planet. The university's transdisciplinary approach to research not only makes it more relevant to the modern world but also provides a transformative learning environment for students that enables them to hone their research skills, explore broader work environments and create real-world impact in collaboration with industry.
The university's location in the heart of Brisbane is another major attraction for students, in addition to the world-class education on offer. Brisbane is Australia's third largest city and a welcoming, modern and multicultural place that provides students with ample opportunity to explore its outdoor lifestyle and natural attractions.