The University of Queensland

Vice-Chancellor and President: Professor Deborah Terry AO

Senior International Leader: Mr. Rongyu Li, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Global Engagement)



UQ is a leading Australian research-intensive and teaching university, that ranks among the world’s top 50 universities.

Our goal is to foster mutually beneficial partnerships for research translation and commercialisation at scale, to create positive impact for our communities, the environment and economy.

We have a globally connected community of more than 3,500 researchers working on about 4,000 active research projects – many seeking to address global challenges such as climate change, energy transition, food and water security, biodiversity conservation and disease prevention and treatment.

UQ has more highly cited researchers than any other Australian university and is Australia’s leading university for research commercialisation.

With a strong focus on teaching excellence, UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. 

More than 55,000 current students currently study across UQ’s 3 campuses in South-East Queensland. This includes more than 20,000 postgraduate students and approximately 21,000 international students from 137 countries,

UQ’s 311,000 graduates are an engaged network of global alumni spanning more than 170 countries, and include approximately 17,000 PhDs.
We are a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities and a member of Universities Australia.