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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 279 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • 285 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • 293 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • 294 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • 263 QS World University Rankings 2015
  • 24 THE Young University Rankings 2017
  • 201 THE World University Rankings 2018
Campus setting Urban
Living cost RM 5,786 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 16%
Institution type Public

About Queensland University of Technology

Established in 1989, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a public research university that is situated in Queensland, Australia. QUT has altogether two campuses within the same area in Brisbane; Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove which accommodate to more than 48,000 enrolled students that when broken down, its approximately 11,000 postgraduates and 2,600 research students. At QUT, students are given a high level of encouragement to adopt real-world courses and research projects in hopes of easing their adaptability skills in the working field. QUT graduates have also been reported of enjoying their employment outcomes that are set beyond that of the national average Australian universities.

The Queensland University of Australia has connections with experienced international researchers and research institutions with an added bonus of having their own researchers to possess access to state-of-the-art research facilities and infrastructure. Students are reassured to have quality courses at QUT with their courses thoroughly designed in collaboration with leading professionals in the industry. In fact, this University is known for its two major research facilities – The Institute for Future Environments as well as the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, which are currently the largest medical institute specifically in the southern hemisphere.

QUT research students are given a wider range of study options as part of promoting study flexibility in this University. Students can either have their studies on or off-campus as well as including coursework units that are to their research preferences and fulfill their individual needs by personalising their research programme.

Campus information

Gardens Point campus is situated in Brisbane's city centre, alongside Parliament House, the City Botanic Gardens and the Brisbane River. The Goodwill Bridge gives you easy access on foot or bicycle to the cultural hub of South Bank.

Students at Gardens Point study:

  • business
  • design
  • engineering
  • health
  • information technology
  • justice
  • law
  • mathematics
  • science
  • urban development.

Kelvin Grove campus is conveniently located about 3km from Brisbane's city centre. It's home to the QUT International College, and to students in:

  • creative industries
  • education
  • health.

The campus is part of the thriving Kelvin Grove Village, which boasts shops, restaurants, a weekly market, residential units, parklands and fitness facilities, alongside the dynamic art and performance spaces at QUT's Creative Industries Precinct.



If you need help finding somewhere to live, our accommodation services can help you.

You can rent a room in a student residential complex, which usually includes a bed, study desk, some storage, and shared bathrooms, kitchens and common rooms. Costs range from $265-500 a week.

You can rent somewhere to live in agent-operated student accommodation, or organise your own by looking online. Rent is usually $150-300 each week. You could live alone or share accommodation with other people.

We recommend finding somewhere to live close to campus. There are usually lots of options either within walking distance or easily accessed by public transport.


International students can also live in homestays, where you will get a room and have the option of having your meals provided by the family you live with. Living in an Australian house is a great way to practice your English and learn about Australian culture.

Homestays cost between $250-280 dollars each week, depending on how many meals you want provided. This covers all your water, gas and electricity bills. Internet and phone contributions are extra. Halal or vegetarian food costs an extra $30 per week.

You must stay in a homestay for at least 4 weeks, and arrive within 7 days of your course starting. You can negotiate to stay longer if you’d like.


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 1 Business, Management 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 2 Health and Medicine 2 Law 1 Mass Communication & Media 2


Reviews 2

Very nice atmosphere and layout. Had a few classes here and boy it's a nice campus!
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I have spent one of best time of my life at QUT gardens point campus. Best facility and Quality teaching makes it one of best university in world. I miss QUT.
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