• University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

University Overview

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) prides itself on providing the best support possible to help students reach their study and career goals. USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, and a suite of support services to enhance their study experience. With students from all across the world and internationally accredited degrees and programs, they can choose to study either on campus or online. The University of Southern Queensland is a dynamic university dedicated to providing quality degrees and programs in a flexible and supportive environment. In over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide from three campuses: Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. USQ also has an outreach hub located in Stanthorpe. 

USQ is committed to helping students from all over the world to achieve their career goals through study. USQ is known as one of Australia’s leading providers of on campus and online degrees in Australia and overseas, and ranks as Queensland’s number one university for graduate employability*. USQ’s graduates also have the highest starting salaries in Australia* (Good Universities Guide, 2018). 

USQ students are taught and engaged by lecturers who, like its programs, stay up-to-date with changes in industry. Regardless of whether students study on campus or online, USQ’s focus is to provide personalised support. As such, each student has access to Student Relationship Officers who provide support to students during their study. 


Location State City
4300 Springfield, Queensland

Other Campus Location


QS Global Rank: 0

Times Higher Education Rank: 0

University Feature

Why USQ?

  • Ranked in the top 3 universities in Australia for graduates in full-time work
  • Receive personalized support from Student Relationship Officers
  • Choose where you study, when you study, and even how you study with flexible study options
  • A key regional research-intensive institution with 30 areas of research ranking world standard or better


USQ Toowoomba 

Toowoomba is Australia's second most populated inland city and is located just 1 hour and 45 minutes from Brisbane and just over 2 hours from the Gold and Sunshine Coasts. With a population of approximately 160,000, Toowoomba is a thriving regional center that offers a diverse economy and the best of urban and regional environments. Toowoomba’s relaxed lifestyle and family-friendly atmosphere is a great choice for students wanting relief from large city life whilst still pursuing their career goals.

USQ Toowoomba is the original university campus and is well equipped with a wide range of facilities and support services catering to student needs. It offers the full on-campus experience with residential college accommodation and a great range of student life activities complementing the academic program. 


USQ Springfield 

Springfield is located approximately 45 minutes from Brisbane city and is 1 hour to the Gold Coast and 90 minutes to Toowoomba. With a population of over 26,000, Springfield is one of the most dynamic urban growth areas in Queensland. USQ Springfield provides a student-focussed educational environment with the latest in program delivery and technology. With high-quality facilities such as digital production and performance hub and a world-class flight simulator, it has close industry ties to link students with work experience opportunities. 


USQ Ipswich  

Ipswich is located in south-east Queensland and is easily accessible by public transport. It is 55 minutes to Brisbane city and just over 1 hour to the Gold Coast. Home to USQ’s School of Health and Wellbeing, USQ Ipswich includes custom-built paramedical training facilities and new clinical nursing laboratories, sports fields, a café, and a gym. USQ has been part of the Ipswich community since 2006 and has now over 1000 students currently studying Human Services, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine, Psychology, Sport and Exercise, and Tertiary Preparation. 


USQHub Stanthorpe 

The Queensland College of Wine Tourism (QCWT) is USQ’s state-of-the-art $8.5-million education and training facility for the Queensland wine tourism industry. With the ability to link in with many support services both locally and within the University, this hub can provide students with support including: 

·  Career counseling  

·  Learning support  

·  Academic writing workshops

·  Digital literacy workshops 


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