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University of Southern Queensland

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
At USQ, we're fostering a values driven culture - one that is built around relationships and community, mutual respect, diversity and inclusion, and a strong commitment to ethics and integrity, collaboration, creativity and innovation. 

Distance Learning Courses

Engineering & Technology (95)
Business & Management (79)
Education & Training (53)
Medicine & Health (46)
Social Sciences (46)
Computer Science & IT (42)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (38)
Agriculture & Forestry (12)

About

History

Woven into the fabric of USQ is the vision and determination of many University and community members who, over the years, have contributed to the expansion and growth of the University. 

The USQ Historical Archives play an important role in preserving the history and memory of the University. Members of the public are welcome to view the various exhibitions and displays available. 

Education

Ignite your passion for educating and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow with one of USQ’s education degrees. With a combination of theory and professional experience, USQ’s lecturers and industry professionals will mentor and guide you as you develop your skills and empower you to ensure you will achieve to the best of your ability in years to come.

Research

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

Whether you are exploring new career opportunities or looking to take the next step in your career, a range of career development services are available for USQ alumni 12 months after graduation.

Services

Student services

The role of the Legal Office is to provide legal advice to management and staff of the University on legal and corporate issues and on compliance with State and Commonwealth legislative requirements.  In addition, the University Lawyer is the University Copyright and Intellectual Property Officer and Information Privacy Officer and, oversees the processing of all University contracts, applications for trademarks and patents, and conducts staff professional development sessions.

Housing services

The accommodation options offered include:

  • 3 single occupancy flats, offering private ensuite bathrooms and separate study rooms
  • 2 accessible units with private ensuite bathroom, washing machine, dryer, reverse cycle air conditioning and accessible car park
  • 57 bedrooms, sharing bathroom facilities between two bedrooms and reverse cycle air condition (self-catering facilities) 
  • 76 bedrooms, sharing bathroom facilities between two bedrooms
  • 60 bedrooms, offering private ensuite bathrooms and reverse cycle air conditioning

Library services

All USQ students and staff are automatically library members. 

All library members can borrow physical general collection items. E-resources and course text items are only accessible to USQ students and staff. Study spaces and equipment are available for USQ staff and students to use at each campus.

ICT services

he ICT Service Desk provides support and assistance to you for USQ Systems in the following areas:

  • Logging into USQ Systems (from home and on-campus)
  • UConnect
  • USQStudyDesk  
  • Usernames and passwords
  • UMail
  • Computer lab hardware and software issues
  • USQ mobile app.

Medical services

  • Health Assessments
  • Minor Surgery / Procedures
  • Clinical Nursing Care
  • Diabetic Care
  • GP Management and Team Care Plans
  • GP Mental Health Plans
  • Paediatrics
  • Weight Control
  • WorkCover
  • Pre-Employment Medicals*
  • Women’s Health
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Acute Clinical Care
  • Immunisations

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

We have more than 50 affiliated clubs and societies bringing together vibrant and diverse communities and providing opportunities for current USQ students. Even if the club you are interested in isn't available in your area, you are still able to join.

Student clubs

USQ proudly supports, values, and respects the wide variety of cultural identities, languages, and beliefs within the university. USQ provides our students and employees with a safe environment where they are free to respectfully and openly express ideas and opinions regardless of their culture identity or religious affiliation. 

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

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