University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

These September holidays, we’re giving students the opportunity to visit any of our campuses situated in Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. Guided by one of our current USQ students, we’ll personalise a tour for students which will allow them to discover our world-class facilities and the services available to them.

USQ Toowoomba

Our largest campus offers our full suite of degrees in a relaxed, friendly environment, as well as the full on-campus residential college experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to inspect fantastic facilities such as the Wonderley Hall Moot Court, the USQ Artsworx gallery and Arts Theatre, or the state-of-the-art collaborative Science labs. Take advantage of a Residential College Tour too and discover the benefits of living close to your classes.

USQ Springfield

Just 25 minutes from the centre of Brisbane, USQ Springfield is a hub of innovation and enterprise. View our world-class Aviation Flight Simulator which our Aviation students get to fly in their first year. Students will also see our multi-million dollar Media Centre where students are trained by industry practitioners. If your students are wanting a hands-on, immersive approach in our Business, Arts, Engineering and Law degrees, USQ Springfield is the university for them!

USQ Ipswich

Take a step in the right direction to helping improve the lives of others! USQ Ipswich is our health and wellbeing campus. Students get to check-out our brand new simulation labs which our Paramedicine, Nursing, and Sport and Exercise students get to use during their classes. Ever seen a library with a rainforest growing in it? Come see where our students love to study and relax.

Event details

 Tuesday 19 and 26 September  10am – 11am*
 Thursday 21 and 28 September  3pm – 4pm*

* Residential Colleges Tour at USQ Toowoomba will extend the tour for approximately 30 minutes.


  University of Queensland


Law LEAD Scholarships – apply now

The TC Beirne School of Law is currently offering the Leadership, Excellence and Diversity (LEAD) Scholarship to deserving students from disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study an undergraduate law program at UQ.

For 2018 entry up to 17 LEAD scholarships are available, granting students $7000 per year for up to five years in financial support, in addition to one-on-one academic support and other benefits.

Applications for the LEAD Scholarship will close on 8 September, 2017. Applications can be submitted online.

For information, contact:
TC Beirne School of Law
Phone: 07 3365 2206


SPARQ-ed research immersion for regional and remote students

SPARQ-ed’s latest research immersion program for Year 10-12 students will commence Monday September 11 through to Friday 15 September, 2017.

In this immersion, students will be investigating some of the strategies to detect viruses like Ross River fever and Zika, such as virus-specific antibodies in ELISA, immunofluorescence or immunoblotting.

Applications close Thursday 31 August, 2017 – apply online.

For information, contact:
Ward Nicholas
Phone: 0428 188 481


STEM Professional Development event – September 13

Queensland STEM Education Network invites Guidance Officers, Science/ Mathematics/Technology senior teachers and Heads of Department to join our upcoming free professional development day on Careers in STEM on Wednesday 13 September, 2017.

Enhance your understanding of STEM career trends, opportunities, experiences and skills that are relevant and engaging for students and the curriculum. There will a panel discussion from industry practitioners, tours of STEM industries at Brisbane Technology Park, 8 Mile Plains, and the application STEM skills in the Australian Defence.

Morning tea and lunch will be supplied and a certificate for CPD will be provided.

Registration is essential.

For information, contact:
Faculty of Science
Phone: 07 3365 1888


Enhanced Studies Program – apply now

High achieving Year 11 students are invited to apply for the  Enhanced Studies Program (ESP). ESP provides students with an opportunity to extend their studies by completing a university subject in Semester 1 of Year 12. Over 40 courses are available in a range of study areas. Who can apply? Students currently completing Year 11, in all Queensland high schools, including on-shore international students and students studying for an IB who:

  • are high academic achievers gaining at least a ‘B’ cumulative average during Semester 1, Year 11,
  • can participate in ESP during first semester of Year 12,
  • are confident the extra study will not negatively impact their Year 12 studies,
  • have gained support and permission from their parent/guardian and their school to take on the additional workload

Students who participate in ESP enjoy the benefits associated with being a UQ student. Upon successful completion of ESP, students will receive one bonus point towards their university entrance rank through UQ’s Bonus Rank Scheme. For full eligibility criteria, visit the website. Applications open early August and close Tuesday 31 October, 2017.

For information, contact:
UQ Domestic Admissions
Phone: 07 3346 7762


School of Economics Scholarships – apply now

Applications are open for two exciting scholarship opportunities at the UQ School of Economics. The Year 12 Domestic Australian Scholarship is for outstanding Australian domestic students who are completing Year 12 studies. A $5000 bursary each year for three years is granted to the successful application. Applications close 3 November, 2017. The Year 12 Equity and Diversity Scholarship is for students who can demonstrate a very keen interest in economics but who have been disadvantaged during high schooling. A $5000 bursary each year is granted in addition to a mentoring scheme. Applications close 28 November, 2017.

Students seeking admission to the Bachelor of Economics are encouraged to apply.

For information, contact:
UQ School of Economics
Phone: 07 3365 6570


Bonus ranks available for UQ Health programs

Students living in regional or remote areas of Queensland may be eligible for an additional two bonus ranks for a range of UQ programs under the Rural Access Scheme.

Programs include: • Doctor of Medicine (Provisional Entry) • Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) • Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) • Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) • Bachelor of Midwifery (and dual) • Bachelor of Nursing (and dual) • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Please note that UQ recognises a maximum of five bonus ranks for any one applicant.

For further information and eligibility requirements are available online.

For information, contact:
Future Student Contact Centre
Phone: 07 3346 9872


New program: Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours), QTAC Code – 709101

From 2018, UQ Business School will offer a Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours). This elite program will help students become a critical and reflective thinkers, capable of identifying, analysing and developing solutions for the complex challenges facing businesses in the 21st century. Our four-year honours program will be limited to a small, highly motivated and high-achieving cohort aspiring to leadership roles in business, the community or academia. The courses in this program are designed to ensure students stand out to employers and are run by internationally respected industry experts and academics. Our unique capstone course in leadership and ethics will give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills on real business cases. Applicants must have Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, and Mathematics B or C, or a combination of both.

For more information, visit the website.

For information, contact:
UQ Business School
Phone: 07 3365 2203



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