The University of Queensland will arrange transportation from the Brisbane Domestic or International Airport for new UQ international students.

If you are a commencing Higher degree by research (HDR) student, please send through your CoE and date of birth via email to, to be set up in the online booking system. HDR programs at UQ include the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Biotechnology (DBiotech). 

Please note some conditions apply.

To arrange airport pick-up, you will need to provide the following:

  1. A minimum of 3 working/business days' notice
    Working/business days are Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.

  2. Date of flight, flight time and flight number
    Please note that we do not provide airport reception service on December 25.

  3. Full drop-off address, including unit and street numbers
    Additional charges for some destinations may apply to your booking. Information on these charges is provided during the booking process, and you will be notified of these should they apply.

    Please ensure that you have arranged your own accommodation before proceeding further. For information on temporary accommodation providers, please visit the Accommodation website.

  4. Number of persons accompanying you
    Additional passengers (more than one person), who accompany a UQ student and who are not Airport Reception-eligible UQ students, will be required to pay a pick-up fee to be transported with our service to the drop-off destination with the registered UQ student. More information is provided during the booking process.

  5. Luggage and other relevant details