Queensland is a great place to study, with a warm climate and plenty of excellent universities to choose from.

Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane City skyline and river

Campus University City or Town Name
Main Bond University Gold Coast Robina
Main CQUniversity Rockhampton
Main Griffith University Gold Coast
Main James Cook University Townsville
Main Queensland University of Technology Brisbane Gardens Point
Main University of Queensland Brisbane St Lucia
Main University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba
Main University of the Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast Sippy Downs
Satellite Australian Catholic University Brisbane ACU Brisbane
Satellite CQUniversity Brisbane CQU Brisbane
Satellite CQUniversity Bundaberg
Satellite CQUniversity Cairns
Satellite CQUniversity Emerald
Satellite CQUniversity Gladstone
Satellite CQUniversity Mackay
Satellite CQUniversity Noosa
Satellite CQUniversity Townsville
Satellite Griffith University Brisbane Mt Gravatt
Satellite Griffith University Brisbane Nathan
Satellite Griffith University Brisbane South Bank
Satellite Griffith University Logan
Satellite James Cook University Cairns
Satellite Queensland University of Technology Brisbane Kelvin Grove
Satellite Queensland University of Technology Caboolture
Satellite Southern Cross University Gold Coast
Satellite Torrens University Australia Brisbane Fortitude Valley
Satellite University of Queensland Brisbane Herston
Satellite University of Queensland Gatton
Satellite University of Queensland Ipswich
Satellite University of Southern Queensland Fraser Coast
Satellite University of Southern Queensland Springfield

Universities in Queensland

Gold Coast City

Gold Coast City

As the list and map show, most of Queensland's 8 universities are based in the south-east corner of the state.

  • Five of the eight universities are based on the coastal strip from the Sunshine Coast (University of the Sunshine Coast), through to the Brisbane universities,¬†and further down to the Gold Coast (Bond University and Griffith University).

Queensland has 3 regional universities to help cover its vast expanses: James Cook University in the north, CQUniversity in the central region and the University of Southern Queensland in the south. All three unis have multiple campuses and large distance learning programs.

Collectively, Queensland universities teach 264,000 students, including 67,000 from abroad. QLD has a total of 31 Australian university campuses.

Updated: 16 June 2021