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, Gatton, Herston
Sites and centres UQ currently operates at numerous locations throughout Queensland including hospitals & health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine science centres, physics research stations and seismograph stations
Total students 50,749
International students 12,194 from more than 144 countries
Top 3 international source countries China
Undergraduate students 37,631
Postgraduate students 13,118
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 $22,000 (35 weeks)
Alumni More than 215,000 (total since 1911)
Chancellor Mr John Story
Deputy Chancellor Dr Jane Wilson
Vice-Chancellor and President 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 1 million electronic books
Computers 25,000+ including supercomputers
Space and Buildings UQ has space details recorded at 28 sites with 655 buildings covering 814,580 m2 (gross floor area) and holding 534 teaching rooms and 1980 laboratories
Land 1418 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.

Please visit the Key statistics page for more detailed statistics about the University of Queensland.