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Queensland University of Technology


Queensland University of Technology (QUT), an Australian research university centered in Brisbane has an applied focus in its courses and research. The history of QUT can be traced back to 1849. It became Queensland University of Technology in 1989 after its merger with predecessor institutions. Professor Peter Coaldrake is the present Vice-Chancellor of QUT.


QUT has three campuses in Brisbane.

  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Caboolture


QUT provides undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in a wide range of areas including Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law and Science & Engineering.


QUT has equity scholarship scheme to support students struggling financially. QUT offers scholarships and prizes to all students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.


Recently QUT is placed first nationally and 26th internationally in the Times Higher Education Top 100 under 50 rankings. QUT business school is the first Australian institution to receive the below mentioned triple accreditation for excellence.

  • AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • EQUIS (the accreditation body of the European Foundation for Management Development)
  • AMBA (The Association of MBAs)

QUT was awarded 5 Stars in the 2012 Good Universities Guide for student employability. QUT is the second university in Queensland to achieve the goal.

QUT hosts the following research institutes:

  • The Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation (iCi)
  • The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
  • The Institute for Future Environments (IFE)

Research centers within QUT include,

  • Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACRV)
  • Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA)
  • Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q)
  • Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)

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