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University of Southern Queensland

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has forged a reputation as one of Australia's leading providers of on-campus and online (distance) education programs in Australia. With more than 75 percent of students studying via distance or online, our delivery of external education resources continues to lead the way.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (57)
Engineering & Technology (15)
Humanities (14)
Computer Science & IT (12)
Social Sciences (11)
Law (9)
Education & Training (7)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)



In less than fifty years we have become a prominent multi-campus teaching and research institution providing education worldwide. Woven into the fabric of USQ is the vision and determination of many University and community members who, over the years, have been instrumental in implementing expansion and growth, shaping what we see today.


USQ successfully blends access with excellence and is a leading university for student experience and graduate outcomes. USQ aims to demonstrate leadership and innovation in the quality of the student experience and to be a source of graduates who excel in the workplace and develop as leaders.


Our vision is to employ world-leading research to help create world-changing results. From driverless tractors that help farmers to do more with less, to discovering new planets that will help us better look after our own, we're proud to deliver thinking that works.


Career opportunities include Education Managers, Community Development Managers, and Job Placement Managers in an array of work environments from schools, TAFEs and universities to government agencies and industry.


Student services

The Learning Centres (TLC)s provide free academic learning support for students in academic learning and language and Mathematics to enhance student academic success. Whether students are studying on-campus or online, The Learning Centres support students with a range of online and face-to-face learning workshops, resources and consultations.

Housing services

Residential Colleges provides stress-free and affordable accommodation for both long and short stay periods. As a resident, you will benefit from a wide range of services and facilities and be located conveniently close to the University. With the added bonus of an inbuilt community, the colleges are safe and secure, with plenty of academic and social support at your fingertips.

Library services

The USQ Library connects our University community to information and services to enable learning and research success. We are committed to being client-focused and responsive; collaborative and adaptive; and flexible and innovative.

ICT services

UConnect is your student portal where you can access email, study materials and stay informed of the latest announcements and events.

Medical services

The Student Services Health Service is a confidential, accessible, and affordable health service available to current students, staff and visitors to USQ. In line with our commitment to the Australian Chart of Healthcare Rights, we aim to ensure that our students have access to health services regardless of financial constraints, gender, race or language.

Student Life

Campus life

Our main campus is located in Toowoomba, one of Australia’s largest inland cities, situated just a two hour drive west of Brisbane. There are over 4000 students enrolled at the Toowoomba campus studying in the areas of Business, Communication, Creative Arts, Health, Humanities, Education, Engineering and Spatial Science, Information Technology, Law and Sciences.

Sports facilities

    USQ Sport is all about connecting students who love sport, health and fitness and providing students with opportunities to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle while studying at USQ.

Student clubs

Student clubs are a core part of student life at USQ. We have more than 50 affiliated clubs and societies bringing together vibrant and diverse communities and providing opportunities for current USQ students. Each of our student clubs has a purpose and it is likely there is one focused on something you are passionate about.

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia