Universities in Brisbane

This is your complete guide to universities in Brisbane. Brisbane, the new world city of Australia 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 is one of the universities in Brisbane that 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.

We have also got a video for UQ’s campus for you. A university’s campus plays a big role when it comes to choosing a university. Students admire a good campus because this is where they will be spending most of their student life and make what we call “Uni memories”!

Checkout UQ’s campus in this UQ campus tour by Mediatimes.

This university in Brisbane is also a place to be, a place to spend quality time with your uni mates. As you can see in the UQ campus video above, there are plenty of cafe, restaurants, places to chill, and even a lake where you can sit and relax after a full study day.

The students come to study in this university from all over the world. The quality of education is good and it is ranked one of the best universities of Australia.

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is one of the universities in Brisbane that 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.

Garden’s point campus s right next to Brisbane city’s most popular tourist spot – Botanic Gardens. If you like a walk in the green after a lecture or enjoy the beauty of Australia flora and fauna then this campus got it covered for you. Also, it is so close to the city that you can easily walk to Brisbane CBD or Queen street mall – the popular shopping destination and the most happening spot of Brisbane where you will see various fashion stores, food courts, restaurants, Brisbane’s top cafes and more.

Griffith University 

Griffith is is one of the universities in Brisbane that 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).

You can see a lot of international students in the Griffith Uni’s campus especially at Nathan campus and Mt Gravatt campus. Students from around the world come here to study in a variety of courses.  You will see students from India, China (and other Asian countries), Europe (mainly Germany), South America and many more. Griffith’s campuses mainly Nathan campus has gone through a lot of improvements in the recent past and now the campus host variety of cafes, restaurant and sitting places.

These three are the top universities of Queensland and if you are planning to come to Australia as a student, then it is recommend to do your own research about where you wish to study. You need to see what suits your individual requirements like which course you like to enrol in, what’s your budget, does the uni fee suits you and so on.

Not to mention, each university has their own eligibility requirements too and you need to make sure you satisfy those requirements to get admission.

We keep updating this Universities in Brisbane guide time to time to add latest info to this guide.

If you choose Brisbane as you city to live then there are plenty of things to do in Brisbane city and you won’t be disappointed with this place. It is a lively city as good as Sydney or Melbourne. In fact, Brisbane is cheaper to live and less crowded with one of the best universities in the country.