The University of Queensland
About The University of Queensland
The University of Queensland (commonly referred to as UQ) is an Australian public research university primarily located in Brisbane, Queensland. Founded in 1909, UQ is the oldest, most selective and largest university in the Australian state of Queensland.
UQ is colloquially known as a "sandstone university" which is well regarded and is consistently ranked within the top 1 percent worldwide along with leading research universities across all international universities rankings — the QS World University Rankings, the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, University Ranking by Academic Performance, The Economist and the U.S. News & World Report.