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University of Queensland (UQ)

Brisbane, Queensland
Rankings
US News 42
Times Higher Education 69
QS World University 47
Shanghai 54
About University
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1909
Degree Offered Masters, Bachelors
Admission Session Not Available
University Description
The University of Queensland Established through a 1909 Act of State Parliament, It was the first university in the state and was officially founded on April 16, 1910, with the gazettal of appointments to the first UQ Senate. Teaching started in 1911 in Old Government House in George Street, Brisbane. In the first year, there were three faculties – Arts, Science and Engineering – and 83 students (60 men and 23 women).In 1990, the University merged with the Queensland Agricultural College at (now Gatton), 80 kilometres west of Brisbane, resulting in the union of the two oldest higher education institutions in the State and producing a substantial increase in enrolments. The former Queensland Agricultural College enrolled its first students in 1897 and the two institutions had a long history of cooperation in teaching and research activities.
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Accommodation cost21,600 AUD

12.04 Lakhs
Mobile960 AUD

53.52 Thousands
Books and Supplies400 AUD

22.30 Thousands
Transportations7,200 AUD

4.01 Lakhs
Total30,160 AUD

16.81 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio 45 : 55
All Students 53,696
International Students 18,074
Acceptance Ratio

40

%

University website https://www.uq.edu.au/
Size of University Large
University Setting Urban
Major City Brisbane
Nearest Airports Brisbane (14 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address St Lucia, Brisbane, AU-QLD, 4072
Location & Weather
Location
Average Monthly Temperature
Month
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
January
-5.56 -1.67
22 29
February
-6.11 -1.67
21 29
March
-6.67 -1.67
20 29
April
-7.78 -2.78
18 27
May
-9.44 -4.44
15 24
June
-11.11 -6.11
12 21
July
-12.22 -6.11
10 21
August
-11.11 -5.56
12 22
September
-10 -4.44
14 24
October
-8.89 -3.33
16 26
November
-7.22 -2.22
19 28
December
-6.11 -1.67
21 29
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