Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities.
The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west, UQ Ipswich campus 43 kilometres from St Lucia and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine.
University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking.
UQ Business School aims to create an environment where the disciplines of research give students the skills to find the knowledge they need, where good ideas are tested and polished to become great ideas. Our mission is to be courageous thinkers who empower future leaders to positively transform business and society. Our values include excellence, innovation, honesty and accountability, mutual respect and diversity and fostering culture of support.