GPO Box 2434 Brisbane, QLD 4001 + 61 7 3138 2000
Information
  • Academic staff 2 200
  • Affiliations ASAIHL
  • Chancellor Tim Fairfax AM
  • Established 1989
  • Location Brisbane, Queensland, Aust@???????
  • Organisations Member of Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN)
  • Postgraduates 5 126
  • Type Public
  • Undergraduates 34 793
  • Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake AO
  • Vice principal www.qut.edu.au
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a strong focus on applied courses and research. Based in Brisbane, it has about 40,000 students, including 6,000 international students, with over 4,000 staff members, and an annual budget of more than AU$750 million. QUT's main research and teaching fields are Sciences, Engineering, Health & Biomedicine, Business, the Creative Industries, Education, and Law & Justice. The university is located on two campuses, Gardens Point in the centre of the city on the Brisbane River, and Kelvin Grove, also in Central Brisbane.
QUT offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher degree research courses (HDR) in the fields of:
Business
Creative Industries
Education
Health
Law and Justice
Science and Engineering
A number of QUT courses are accredited by professional bodies, which ensures the development and maintenance of standards, best practice principles, and resources.
Campus
QUT has three campuses, each QUT campus is a micro-community, with on-campus academic, recreational, and support facilities. Gardens Point.
Part of Gardens Point campus as seen from South Bank Parklands. Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane’s city centre, beside the Brisbane River, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, Queensland Parliament House, and the recently restored, Heritage Award-winning Old Government House, which has hosted 90,000 visitors in the year since it re-opened. The faculties of Built Environment, Business, Law, Science and Technology are based at Gardens Point campus. Gardens Cultural Precinct Gardens Point campus hosts the Gardens Cultural Precinct, comprising the Gardens Theatre and QUT Art Museum, which offer a full theatre and exhibition program.