Queensland has nine of Australia's 37 universities, including some of the largest universities, the newest university, metropolitan universities and strongly regional ones.
All are engaged in both teaching and research and offer undergraduate and postgraduate studies to doctoral level, in a wide variety of fields of study.
All universities offer:
Queensland universities are all research institutions. Their research achievements span a wide range of fields relevant to Queensland's geography, natural environment and resources, and economic and social development - such as:
Our universities currently participate in 28 Cooperative Research Centres, which bring together researchers from public agencies and private industry to achieve outcomes of national economic and social significance, and are the lead partner in 12 centres.
Shown below are the links to the home pages of each Queensland university. For university locations, see the universities maps.
In addition, a network of over 30 community-based Learning Support Centres enables individual students, businesses and organisations, especially those in rural and remote areas, access to a wide range of educational and training technologies, information and services, to receive or deliver learning regardless of location.
A further group of non self-accrediting higher education institutions operate in Queensland.
This page was last reviewed on 02 Jun 2010