Brisbane is a major city and popular study destination for university students from Australia and internationally.

Brisbane River

Brisbane City skyline and river

Campus University Name/suburb
Main Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point
Main University of Queensland St Lucia
Satellite Australian Catholic University ACU Brisbane
Satellite CQUniversity CQU Brisbane
Satellite Griffith University Mt Gravatt
Satellite Griffith University Nathan
Satellite Griffith University South Bank
Satellite Queensland University of Technology Kelvin Grove
Satellite Torrens University Australia Fortitude Valley
Satellite University of Queensland Herston

Universities in Brisbane

As the list and map show, Brisbane is home to two universities but also contains 10 campuses in total from 6 Australian universities.

  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ) are large Brisbane-based universities.
  • Both unis occupy central locations, with QUT in the city and UQ in a nearby suburb. The universities teach a combined 108,000 students, including 30,000 from abroad.
  • Griffith University also has a strong presence in the Brisbane CBD and suburbs. The main campus is on the Gold Coast however.

BrisbaneĀ is an attractive study destination. The city has a sub-tropical climate, with mild winters and warm summers. Brisbane manages to maintain a relaxed vibe while offering all the services of a major city.

Updated: 17 June 2021