Name The University of Queensland
Type of University Public
Founded 10 December 1909 (Signing of the University Act)

16 April 1910 (Gazettal of the first Senate, and officially celebrated foundation date)

14 March 1911 (Commencement of classes)
Motto Scientia ac Labore, Latin for 'by means of knowledge and hard work'
Emblem/Coat of Arms UQ Coat of Arms

(Cross Patee azure surmounted by an open Book proper)

See a history of the UQ Coat of Arms [PDF 285KB].
Postal address The University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
Telephone +61 7 3365 1111 (main switch)
Main campuses St Lucia, Ipswich, Gatton, Herston
Faculties
Institutes
Sites and centres UQ operates 47 sites throughout Queensland including in hospitals and tropical islands, and it has its own experimental mine
Total students 48,804
International students 11,513 from more than 142 countries
Top 3 international source countries China
Singapore
Malaysia
Undergraduate students 36,219
Postgraduate students 12,585
Top 3 programs by enrolment Doctor of Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Engineering
Graduate job rate 74.5 % (average full-time rate for Bachelor degree); national average 71.3%
Cultural More than nine museums and collections, including the UQ Art Museum in the James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre
Clubs and societies More than 190 clubs and societies
Residential colleges 11 — catering for Australian and international students ranging in price from $6,092 (32 weeks) up to $21,125 (35 weeks)
Alumni More than 210,000 (total since 1911)
Chancellor Mr John Story
Deputy Chancellor Dr Jane Wilson
President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj
Governance 22-member Senate comprising 3 official members, 8 members appointed by the Governor-In-Council, 8 members elected by staff, students and graduates of the University, and 3 additional members appointed by Senate
Staff (Full-time equivalent) 6,816
Library 15 library branches with more than 2 million physical format resources, 1000 databases and more than 500,000 electronic books
Computers 25,000+ including supercomputers
Buildings 619 covering 757,338 m2 (gross floor area) and holding 522 teaching rooms and 1588 laboratories
Land 2750 hectares
Total revenue (2013) $1,671.6 million
Total expenses (2013) $1,553.3 million
Assets $3,377 million (as at 31 December 2013)
Research income (2012) $368.02 million

* Statistics are accurate as at March 2014 and monetary amounts are in Australian dollars.

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