The University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland is one of the middle size public universities based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The organisation was founded in 1969 as the Darling Downs campus of the Queensland Institute of Technology accordingly University College of Southern Queensland in 1990 and belatedly the University of Southern Queensland in 1992. It runs three research institutes and seven research centres that concentrate on an extensive range of business, agricultural, scientific, environmental, and technological concerns. The University of Southern Queensland is honoured as one of the leading universities in the world. It is also known as SQU, Where the university is very popular in the world and among Nepalese scholars too. The University of Southern Queensland having main campuses like Toowoomba, Springfield, Ipswich, Hub@Stanthorpe and USQ Sydney education centre.

Toowoomba is an excellent place to raise a family and has exceptional education facilities, no matter the stage of life your family members are at:

  • Childcare
  • Education Queensland
  • Australian Schools Directory
  • Private schools in Toowoomba
  • TAFE Queensland SouthWest

Residents have a path to many educational facilities including:

  • Greater Springfield Education
  • Childcare (Day Care and Preschools)
  • Education Queensland
  • Primary and High Schools
  • Education City
  • The University of Southern Queensland.

Ipswich is centrally positioned in the booming southeast Queensland region of Australia, only 30 minutes from Brisbane and an hour drive from the Gold Coast, domestic and international airports. 

The USQHub@Stanthorpe is based inside the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, 140 kilometres south of Toowoomba. USQ provides face-to-face service to unite learners from the Southern Downs, Granite Belt and New England regions.

  • Study Management
  • Communicating at University A
  • Communicating at University B
  • Preparatory Mathematics
  • Mathematics Tertiary Preparation


Highest graduate career-entry
incomes in Australia
(Good Universities Guide, 2018–2020)

Ranked in the
TOP 3%
of universities worldwide

Current enrolments from

of research ranked at or
above world standard
(Excellence for Research in
Australia, 2018–19)

education and training facility
for the wine tourism industry

Mt Kent Observatory hosts the
MINERVA-Australis telescope for
exoplanet discoveries

OVER 106,000
graduates from 146 countries

for internationalisation
and employability
(Quacquarelli Symonds, QS Stars 2019)

Australian university
to deliver programs online

of carbon saved annually with
energy-efficient campus lighting

Common courses and Entry Requirements

UG CoursesEnglish Requirements
Business, Accounting, HospitalityOverall  6.0/5.5 band
Information TechnologyOverall  6.0/5.5 band
EngineeringOverall  6.0/5.5 band
Public HealthOverall  6.5/6.0 band
Early Childhood Education, Social work Overall  7.5/7.0 band or above
Nursing Overall 7.0 in all band
PG CoursesEnglish Requirements
Business, Accounting, HospitalityOverall  6.5/6.0 band
Information TechnologyOverall  6.0/5.5 band
EngineeringOverall  6.5/6.0 band
Public Health, Health ScienceOverall  6.5/6.0 band or above
Clinical Psychology Overall 7.0 in all band
TESOLOverall  7.5/7.0 band or above
SQU IELTS Requirements

Scholarship at University of Southern Queensland

  • Incoming Study Abroad International Travel Grant: the value of AUD2000
  • International Accommodation Scholarship value: USQ Toowoomba Residential Colleges for the first semester
  • International Student Support Scholarship: 25% of the tuition fees
  • Nursing Scholarship  10% of the tuition fees
  • Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program funding up to $18 000
  • Creative Arts Scholarships funding up to $18 000 each
  • FutureNow Plus Scholarship allowance of up to $10,000
  • USQ Advance Queensland PhD Scholarship (living allowance) of $30 000
  • Health Economics PhD Scholarship (living allowance) of $30 000 per annum
  • Elizabeth Rowlings Memorial Bursary value of $1000
  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship valued at $30,000 per annum
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant

and many more scholarships are available at the University of Southern Queensland for international students. Please click here for the updated international student scholarship information available at the University’s site.

Credit & Source: University website and brochure.

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