|Students walking through the St Lucia campus|
With students and staff from more than 130 countries, the University is a friendly, culturally diverse community. Students, staff, graduates and visitors enjoy a rich and diverse campus life on three major campuses at St Lucia in Brisbane, UQ Gatton (85 km west of Brisbane) and UQ Ipswich (43 km west of Brisbane). Each offers a distinctive community lifestyle, first-class facilities and a clean, safe and attractive environment for work, study and recreation. The University also has a number of other UQ locations.
Brisbane, is widely known as Australia's most liveable city. It is Australia's fastest-growing capital with a population of more than 1.7 million people and it offers a safe, friendly, multicultural environment.
Clear skies, warm sunny days and mild nights prevail and the tropical ambience promotes an outdoor lifestyle. The inner city is characterised by parklands and botanical gardens, recreation precincts and beaches, cultural and convention centres, museums, art galleries, a casino, mall, shopping districts and a host of cosmopolitan restaurants and cafes representing many nations.