University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland

About Us

In just over 50 years, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has become a prominent teaching and research institution. USQ is recognised for providing quality education worldwide. Internationally accredited programs, and a variety of ways to study, USQ has students from more than 80 countries.


·USQ is ranked No.1 in Queensland for graduates in full-time work - Graduate Destinations Survey 2014-2016

·USQ is QLD’s No. 1 provider of online postgraduate studies- Department of Education, 2015

·USQ has 14 fields of research that rated at, or above, world standard - Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 2015

·USQ is ranked in the top 5 MBA programs in Australia - Financial Review Group, 2015

·USQ has 3500 engineering students with 87% studying externally from 20+ countries.

·The Bachelor of Communications and Media (Public Relations) is accredited with the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)

·The Bachelor of Information Technology (except the Data Analytics major) is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) 

Where are we located?

USQ Toowoomba is the main campus. Offering television studios, a performing arts theatre, science and engineering laboratories and 24-hour access computer laboratories, USQ Toowoomba provides you with the professional experience and facilities your study deserves. USQ Toowoomba campus offers you the benefits of a city environment within a relaxed country atmosphere. Brisbane is an approximately 90 minutes’ drive away from Australia’s second largest inland city, but Toowoomba offers plenty of activities to do when the day of study is over. If you are unsure about accommodation, USQ offers you the chance to experience living at the USQ Residential Colleges.

USQ Springfield is a hub for digital production and performance. A state-of-the-art television studio, radio station and rehearsal spaces, as well as collaborative teaching rooms and brand-new laboratories for science and engineering, USQ Springfield is leading the way in production and research. Located just 35 minutes from the CBD of Brisbane, there will always be something to do once the books are closed for the day.

USQ Ipswich offers facilities for the best experience while studying our Health and Community Programs. Study nursing, sport exercise science, or psychology whilst experiencing Ipswich’s luxury grand vistas across the city, as well as the graceful mix of historical and modern buildings making up the campus. USQ Ipswich’s library contains one of the most stunning features, a living rainforest. USQ Ipswich is only 55 minutes away from the CBD of Brisbane and is easily accessible via public transport. 

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Programs and Services

Student Services

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) redefines the way you think about flexible and online study. USQ is one of Australia’s top three universities for online education* and received a 5 Star rating for Student Support^.

If you are looking to study a pathway program, or your first degree, USQ prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your career goals. You will have your very own Student Relationship Officer (SRO) to support you every step of the way on your learning journey.

USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, a suite of support services to help them get through the highs and lows of their study experience whether they are studying face-to-face with us or via our supportive online learning mode. USQ students who choose to study online are very much a part of the campus communities and are welcome to be on-campus with us during any part of their study journey.

* Online Study Australia, 2016
^ Good Universities Guide, 2017

USQ is here to help you achieve your goals, support you through any challenges and celebrate your success. Services include:

·Free airport reception and transfer to your USQ Campus

·Residential colleges and off campus accommodation

·International Student Workgroup on USQ Career Hub

·Student welfare, health, counselling and wellbeing

·Multi-Faith Support and Services

·Regular student events and activities

·Disability Resources.

For more information about the listed and additional services USQ International has to offer, please visit the following website:

Where to stay?

If you’re planning to study on campus with USQ, there are a number of accommodation options available to suit every budget – all within close proximity to each of USQ’s campuses. You can find out more about accommodation with USQ at:


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The programs offered at USQ are designed with the aim of preparing industry-ready, internationally recognised and qualified graduates. At USQ, you can study at diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels. You can also take advantage of our Professional Development Single Courses, pathway programs, and English language courses to enhance your career.

USQ offers degrees in the following discipline areas:

·Business and Commerce

·Creative Arts and Media


·Engineering and Built Environment

·Health and Community

·Humanities and Communication

·Information Technology

·Law and Justice



·English Language and Pathway Programs

·Professional Development

Are you ready to apply at USQ?

Applying to study with USQ is easy! To find out more about this application process and to get your application started, visit the following website:

Remember, there is no fee for applying at USQ.

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