UQ College

UQ College is the first step towards a bright future that will take you in surprising and exciting directions

Transition to University Workshops. Registrations open now! Click here to register.

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, Certificate in Adult Tertiary preparation and the University Prerequisite Courses provide life-changing opportunities for people of different ages and backgrounds.  All programs offer pathways to university.

UQ College's Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation is delivered online giving the opportunity to work and study in your own time to meet the requirements for university entry.

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 focused 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 pathway into undergraduate study.

Intensive 4 Week Course in Math B, Chemistry or Biology

The University Prerequisite Course in Mathematics B, Biology or Chemistry is an intensive four-week course to satisfy the relevant prerequisite requirements at The University of Queensland or any other university.

Students successful in the unit of competency in which they enrol will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Results will be available for the January 2020 QTAC Major Offer Round.

For further information on these courses, go to the Program page on the website.

Each unit of competency sits within 10246NAT Certificate IV in University Prepartion.


UQ College RTO: 32454

18th September 2019

February 2020 Best Foot Forward Workshops - Supporting Students to Transtioning to University


Are you starting university in 2020? 

Not sure what to expect?

UQ College is offering students starting university in 2020 a one day workshop to assist in transitioning to university.

Our BEST FOOT FORWARD PROGRAM will assist you in transtioning to university through our tailored workshops.  These workshops will help you understand the university environment and provide you with the awareness and skills to navigate the opportunities and pitfalls.


•Strategies to succeed at university in your first year;

•Understanding your learning strengths and the personal skills needed to be successful;

•How university is different;

•Support Services available to you at UQ;

•How to achieve an ideal balance between study, work and social committements.


WORKSHOP DATES: Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th or Thursday 6th February 2020

COST: $120 with all resources provided

TIME: 8:30am - 4:30pm

LOCATION: Forgan Smith Building (Bldg 01) Room E107

For further Enquiries: (07) 3346 8222 or info@uqcollege.edu.au

Limited places are available for each day

To register for the Transition to University workshop please click on the button below


20th September 2019

Online - Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (10765NAT)

Do you require a prerequisite or the full qualification.  

This qualification is delivered online giving you the opportunity to work and study in your own time to meet the requirements for university entry.

Whether you are looking to gain entry to university via an alternate pathway, increase your Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) ranking, or seeking a specific prerequisite for entry into university, this qualification will equip you with life-long learning skills specific to tertiary education.

This qualification is recognised by The University of Queensland as a high-quality academic pathway. The Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (10765NAT) is recognised as a Year 12 alternative, you will be able to apply to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) for a ranking on completion or alternatively, you may just complete a specialised unit to meet prerequisite requirements for university.

For further information go to the PROGRAMS PAGE

6th March 2019

UQ College Program Guide

UQ College Program Guide

14th May 2019

Your Pathway to University