University of Southern Queensland is  number 1 University in Queensland for graduate employability. A recognised leader in online and blended education, it is renowned for its supportive environment and student-focused commitment to learning and teaching.At USQ students are  united by the three values of Respect, Integrity and Excellence. USQ is fostering an inclusive environment that embraces difference and supports, values and respects the unique perspectives and approaches of all individuals.USQ is proud to be among the seventh cohort of organisations to achieve White Ribbon Workplace accreditation. This accreditation recognises USQ’s efforts to build awareness, help prevent and respond to violence against women. To achieve this accreditation, USQ has met the high level White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program standards and criteria.The White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Program drives positive workplace culture, which includes policy, procedures, training and communication, to educate the workplace community.As a White Ribbon Workplace,  USQ join the growing number of organisations in Australia that are committed to contributing to national cultural change and promoting gender equality.USQ is determined to participate fully through its academic and professional contributions, to climate change response and sustainability.

Courses Available

USQ offers undergraduate programs in the fields of Accounting, Business Administration, Combined degrees, Foundation Studies, Information Technology Management, Marketing, Aviation, Business Economics, Double Degrees, Human resource management, International Business, Sustainable Business, Business and Commerce, Business law, Finanace, Information Systems, Management and Leadership and Tourism and Events Management.

Postgraduate programs are offered in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration, Information Technology Management, Marketing, Sustainable Business, Aviation, Finance, International Business, Project Management, Business and Commerce, Human Resource Management, Management and Leadership and Property.

Research programs are available in Business and Philosophy.


  1. World Ranking
  • World Rankings Overview: University of Southern Queensland is the number 32 ranked Australian university overall on the world university ranking systems
  • QS World Rankings: USQ is ranked at number 751+ on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number 31 in Australia.
  • THE Times World Rankings: USQ is ranked at number 601+ on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number 35 in Australia.
  • Times Universities Under 50 Years: USQ is ranked at number 151-200 on the TImes Higher Education best world universities under 50 years of age which is number 23 in Australia.
  • Times Asia/Pacific Rankings: USQ is ranked at number 141-150 on the Times Asia/Pacific ranking system which is number 35 in Australia.
  1. Australian Rankings
  • Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking: USQ is ranked at number 29= on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)
  • AEN 5 Star Ranking: USQ is rated a 3 Star university on the overall AEN 5 Star Ranking System.

Campus Location

  • USQ Toowoomba: USQ’s founding campus is located in Australia’s largest inland city and is home for more than 4000 students.
  • USQ Springfield: Located in Education city, just over 30 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD and one hour from the Gold coast.
  • USQ Lpswich: Located in Queensland’s oldest provincial city, lpswich, just 55 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD and 1 hour and 15 minutes to Toowoomba.


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