Queensland University of Technology

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Queensland University of Technology

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. We are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and our courses are in high demand. Our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years.


We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they’ll need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world. We are transforming the student experience we offer our 50,000 students and we place a premium on the international and national accreditation of our various professional degrees.


Our internationally award-winning Science and Engineering Centre is home to The Cube, acknowledged as one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces. We established the world’s first Creative Industries Faculty, and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.


  • Our History
    Although the name Queensland University of Technology has only been used since 1989, the institutions that came before have made us the university we are today.With more than 40,000 students and offering more than 400 courses and research programs, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a modern university for the real world.We began operating as QUT in January 1989, following approval of our status as a university.
  • Achievements and Recognition
    As one of Australia’s leading universities, we are internationally recognised through rankings and accreditation with professional bodies. Our dedication to learning and success as an institution has produced many outstanding alumni.
  • Strategic Ambitions
    We aim to create the next generation of leaders in industry, research and society. By embracing change and new developments in learning and teaching, we’re prepared to meet future challenges.
  • Sustainability
    We realise the capacity of the next generation of decision makers, business leaders, specialist practitioners and citizens to maintain a sustainable world for the future.QUT aims to achieve real-world sustainability through our research, programs, initiatives and everyday activities.
  • Our Strategy
    Formal governance, high-level planning and reporting procedures are in place to ensure we are accountable for meeting our sustainability-related commitments.The QUT Blueprint directs our integration of sustainability in our research and learning, operations and infrastructure, and everyday student and staff activities.
  • Our Programs and Initiatives
    We successfully apply sustainable principles to reduce our environmental footprint, using innovative techniques and technology, and by encouraging our community to practice resource-conserving activities.
  • Reconciliation
    We demonstrate a strong commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a history of leadership in Indigenous education.Of our 44,000 students, we have some 700 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students currently studying from undergraduate to PhD level.
  • Governance and Policy
    We value good corporate governance, and seek to adopt best practice to ensure that QUT is at the forefront of learning and is a highly desired destination for researchers and professionals.
  • QUT Council and Committees
    The QUT Council and committees ensure we meet our institutional strategic plan.
  • Equity Reports
    Annual reports on student and staff statistics help to shape our strategy for a more supportive and equitable university.

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