UQ College

Take advantage of the opportunity UQ College can offer you

UQ College can help you succeed in higher education, on your terms, and with exceptional support

UQ College is just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre at The University of Queensland's St Lucia Campus which is renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses.

Just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre, UQ College is located in the beautiful grounds of The University of Queensland.

Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, the 114 hectare site provides a perfect study and living environment.  You will enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant modern campus with tradition of an established university.

The gracious sandstone architecture, with its hub of cloistered buildings enclosing the National Trust registered Great Court - along with parklands and lakes - encompass world-class teaching and research facilities, including Queensland's largest research library and fully equipped laboratories and lecture theatres. 

As soon as you join UQ College you commence your journey as a student of The University of Queensland.

UQ College programs prepare you for success at university and equip you to achieve your ambitions.  They allow you to experience the excitement and satisfaction of becoming immersed in life as a university student.

Our Associate Degree in Business, Tertiary Preparation Program and Intensive Four Week Prerequisite Courses provide life-changing opportunities for people of different ages and backgrounds.  All three programs offer new pathways into university study.

If you are a school leaver moving directly into higher education, or a mature-aged person embarking on a career change, you will experience the welcoming and focussed community UQ College offers.  You will have the opportunity to develop positive relationships with staff members who will work with you to help you achieve at your highest level.

Our aim across all programs is to assist your successful transition into undergraduate study.


Executive Officer Academic Administration - Vacancy

Executive Officer, Academic Administration

Reference Number: UQCHR001.16

Closing Date: Applications should arrive by 5pm, Friday 1 July 2016

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Primary Purpose of Position

This position manages the administrative functions of the Educational Program relating to academic administration, student advising, and scheduling and is the key source of support to the General Manager- Education and Training.


UQ College is an exciting innovation in education and training.  With the flexibility of a small company structure together with the quality reputation built from its owner, The University of Queensland.  UQ College aims to bring new opportunities for its students to achieve success in order to reach their life goals.

The foundation of the College is built on a culture of flexibility and innovation leading to programs built from student needs and delivered with outstanding customer service.

UQ College offers a range of introductory and bridging programs at St Lucia Campus of UQ.

The Executive Officer will show a strong commitment to College values and develop positive working relationships with those with whom we engage.

Reporting line: The position reports to the General Manager-Education and Training.  

 Location: The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

Please ensure that your application addresses the four selection criteria and be limited to two pages in total.   A succinct CV should accompany your application. 

 Please email to: admin@uqcollege.edu.au    Attention: Robyn Tyler - UQCHR001.16

  All Enquiries may be directed to: Robyn Tyler 3346 1695




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September 2016

Applications Close: Friday June 10, 2016

LLN Testing: Week of June 27 – 30, 2016

Interviews: Week of July 11 – 15, 2016

Orientation: Wednesday August 31 & Thursday September 1, 2016

Start of Study: Monday September 5, 2016


January 2017

Applications Open: Monday June 13, 2016

Applications Close: Friday November 18, 2016

LLN Testing:

Week of  October 3 - 7, 2016

Week of November 21 - 23, 2016


Week of October 24 – 28, 2016

Week of November 28 - December 1, 2016

Orientation: Wednesday & Thursday January 18 & 19, 2017

Start of Study: Tuesday January 25, 2017



September 2016

Orientation: Thursday September 1, 2016

Start of Study: Monday September 5, 2016.


Intensive Four Week Courses in Math B, Chemistry or Biology

Applications Close: Wednesday 26 October 2016

Orientation: Tuesday November 22, 2016

Duration of Course: Tuesday November 22, 2016 - Saturday December 17, 2016.


1st April 2016


Each year the Board approves the College's Academic Calendar:

The calendar includes:

. trimester start and end dates;

. census dates;

. trimester breaks, end of trimester breaks and public holidays;

. exam periods.

Download 2016 Academic Calendar


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Students at UQ College have access to exceptional opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills for meeting future challengers in higher education.

UQ College is located at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus, just seven kilometres from Brisbanr's city centre.

As soon as you join UQ College you commence your journey as a student of The University of Queensland.

Please download our Program Guide below:

Program Guide

18th March 2016

Your Pathway to University