Student life

Students at UQ College are part of a community of over 50,000 students with over 15,000 international students from more than 135 countries. Our students can be part of one of the 200 university clubs and societies and enjoy the campus facilities such as the museums, galleries, libraries and sporting venues.

Enjoy an exciting and fulfilling student life as an English student at UQ College. Our team can help support you in connecting and making friends, joining clubs, as well as accommodation support.

Cost of living

Brisbane is one of Australia’s cheapest major cities for students to live in, and careful budgeting will help your money go further.


Read our expense guide

Working in Australia

Most international students with a student visa are allowed to work while studying in Australia.


Find out more


before you leave

Before you leave home

If you are a UQ package student, combining a UQ program and an English language course, book your airport transfer online. Bookings can be made up to three days prior to departure.

Accommodation  >

What to bring >

Book airport pickup >


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After you arrive

Brisbane airport is modern and secure with large baggage areas and lounges, retail and dining areas, and train, bus and taxi options.  If you have booked airport reception, we will be there to meet you.  Alternatively, you can take a taxi or a train.

Getting around Brisbane  >

Living in Brisbane >


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after you arrive





Orientation is held prior to commencing your program and it is important you attend all orientation sessions.


Read more details on Orientation


Get connected

Use the Vygo App to find one of our friendly UQ College Conversation Volunteers, request a video call and practice your English through your phone!


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Student Support

As a UQ College student you’ll have access to a wide range of services to support you while you study.

Get in touch
Phone: +61 7 3346 6770

Sir Llew Edwards Building (#14)
Cnr University Drive & Campbell Road
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072 Australia

RTO Number: 32454


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