UQ College

UQ College is the first step towards a bright future that will take you in surprising and exciting directions

UQ College is just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre at The University of Queensland's St Lucia Campus which is renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses.

Just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre, UQ College is located in the beautiful grounds of The University of Queensland.

Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, the 114 hectare site provides a perfect study and living environment.  You will enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant modern campus with tradition of an established university.

The gracious sandstone architecture, with its hub of cloistered buildings enclosing the National Trust registered Great Court - along with parklands and lakes - encompass world-class teaching and research facilities, including Queensland's largest research library and fully equipped laboratories and lecture theatres. 

As soon as you join UQ College you commence your journey as a student of The University of Queensland.

UQ College programs prepare you for success at university and equip you to achieve your ambitions.  They allow you to experience the excitement and satisfaction of becoming immersed in life as a university student.

Our Associate Degree in Business, Tertiary Preparation Program and the University Prerequisite Courses provide life-changing opportunities for people of different ages and backgrounds.  All three programs offer new pathways into university study.

If you are a school leaver moving directly into higher education, or a mature-aged person embarking on a career change, you will experience the welcoming and focussed community UQ College offers.  You will have the opportunity to develop positive relationships with staff members who will work with you to help you achieve at your highest level.

Our aim across all programs is to assist your successful transition into undergraduate study.

Program Guide

Vacancy - Student Support Officer

To apply for the postion of Studnet Support Officer at UQ College.

Applicants are to submit a current Resume/CV, plus answer the 5 Selection Criteria listed below

Applicants are to send the required documentation to: Attention Robyn Tyler

at:- admin@uqcollege.edu.au 

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Applications Close:  Monday June 18 at 12 noon

Work Experience

  • Experience in student support activities in an adult learning environment project management/program co-ordination functions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of services available to support student success.

Customer/Student/Staff Service Focus

  • Ability to develop rapport with students; Manages difficult or sensitive stakeholder interactions; Responds promptly to client needs; Solicits client feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments

Facilitating others and managing self.

  • Ability to work across groups whilst keeping all informed; self-motivated and can work independently; treats others with respect; listens in order to negotiate successful outcomes; manages time effectively; has a service approach.

Oral & Written Communication Skills

  • Structures and conveys ideas and information in a way that effectively brings about understanding
  • Tailors communication effectively for audience; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively

Understanding of business systems to support the role.

  • Has core skills in technology in order to relate to students
  • Develops systems around the role which enables the long term sharing of information relevant to it.


31st May 2018

June 30, 2018 - Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test Date for September Intake

The Language Literacy and Numercy test for the September 2018 intake 

Saturday June 30, 2018

Registration begines:- 9.30am - 9.55am 

Test Begins:- 10am Sharp (No one is allowed in the room after 10am)

Completion:- 11.15am


20th April 2018

2018 Academic Calendar

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UQ COLLEGE TELEPHONE: (07) 3346 8222


UQ College Trimester Dates

Trimester 1: 22/01/2018 – 04/05/2018

Trimester 2: 14/05/2018 – 24/08/2018

Trimester 3: 03/09/2018 – 14/12/2018

24th April 2018

2018 Program Timelines

Tertiary Preparation Program - September 2018

Applications are now open

LLN Test Date: Saturday June 30, 2018

Application Close: Friday July 27, 2018

Start of Study: Monday September 3, 2018


Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test


Intensive 4 Week University Prerequisite Course in Math B, Biology or Chemistry

Applications are now open

Applications Close: Friday October 26, 2018

Start and Close of Study: Tuesday November 20, 2018 to Saturday December 15, 2018

Students attend Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm.  There are 4 Saturday tutorials available to students of which 3 are optional.

All course learning materials are supplied.

Units of Competency:

UPRMTH401 - Apply mathematical concepts to solve problems

UPRBIO401 – Investigate biological science problems

UPRCHE401 – Investigate chemical science problems

The units of competency above forms part of 10246NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation.    

Students who successfully complete the requirements of a unit will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Results will be available to be used in applications for the January 2019 QTAC Offer Round.

RTO Code: 32454


Associate Degree in Business - September 2018

Applications open through QTAC in the beginning of August.

QTAC Code: 752302/1604

Delivery Location: St Lucia Campus

Duration: 16 months

The Assocaiet Degree in Business is a credit pathway into the Bachelor of Business Management at The University of Queensland.


16th April 2018

UQ College Program Guide

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16th April 2018

Your Pathway to University