Universities in Brisbane


Brisbane is home to some of Queensland’s finest tertiary institutions, including but not limited to The University of Queensland, The Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University.

The University of Queensland (UQ)

UQ sits in the Top 100 universities around the world and is based in St Lucia in Brisbane’s inner-west. Boasting over 420 degree programs paired with exceptional staff who incidentally have won more teacher awards than at any other Australian university, it is easy to see why over 50 000 have chosen to study there.

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is based across two campuses, one inner city campus, Gardens Point, and one in Kelvin Grove in the city’s inner-north region. Classed as ‘the university for the real world’, QUT has a just under 45 000 students enrolled with nearly 7000 international students from all across the globe.

Griffith University 

Griffith is classed as one of Australia’s fastest-growing universities, with its five networked campuses stretching from the Brisbane River to the Gold Coast. Griffith is ranked in the top 10 Australian universities for industry-funded research and it’s three Brisbane campuses host over well over 20 000 students between South Bank, which encompasses the Queensland College of Art, Griffith Film School and the Queensland Conservatorium (2500 students), Nathan (13, 900 students) and Mt Gravatt (4800 students).