UQ College

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

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 the University 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 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 transition into undergraduate study.

Program Guide



Over 3 days in February UQ College's Best Foot Forward (BFF) program will assist your successful transition to university.  

Limited places available

Dates: Monday 4, Tuesday 5,Wednesday 6 February 2019

Cost: $100

1 Session per day over 3 days

4 hour session per day

Times: 8.30 am– 12.30  /  or 1pm – 5pm

Resources provided.

The Sessions focus on:

• The Challenges to overcome and strategies tosucceed at university in your first year;

•Who I am and what personal skills do I needto be successful;

• How do I thrive in a different setting, withdifferent pressures in a university environment.

The BFF Program’s Goal is to raise your awareness of what to expect at university, how to manage yourself intransition, ways to thrive during your universityexperience and provide you with ways to make yourtransition successful.

We encourage you to attend this informative program to ensure that you are fully prepared for the next exciting step on your journey in tertiary education.

REGISTER NOW BY EMAILING: info@uqcollege.edu.au

or Contact the College on 3346 8222 to Register and Pay.

26th November 2018

Online - Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

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 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

4th December 2018

2019 Academic Calendar

Download 2019 Academic Calendar

To Contact UQ College:

Telephone Number: (07) 3346 8222

eMail: info@uqcollege.edu.au


UQ College 2019 Trimester Dates

Trimester 1: Monday January 21, 2019 - Friday April 27, 2019

Trimester 2: Monday May 13, 2019 - Friday August 16, 2019

Trimester 3: Monday September 2, 2019 - Friday December 6, 2019

30th November 2018

2019 Program Timelines


Associate Degree in Business - January 2019

Applications are now open through QTAC for the January 2019 intake.

Orientation: Monday January 21, 2019

Start of Study: Tuesday January 22, 2019

QTAC Code: 752302/1604

Delivery Location: St Lucia Campus

Duration: 16 months

The Associate Degree in Business is a credit pathway into the Bachelor of Business Management at The University of Queensland.


Tertiary Preparation Program January 2019

Applications are now open

Application Close: Friday December 21, 2018

Start of Study: Tuesday January 22, 2019


Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test


10397NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

This program is delivered online.  Enrolments are now open through the programs page on the website.


10246NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation

Intensive 4 Week Course in one of the units below

Units of Competency:

UPRMTH401 - Apply mathematical concepts to solve problems

UPRBIO401 – Investigate biological science problems

UPRCHE401 – Investigate chemical science problems

Applications are now open

Applications Close: Friday November 8, 2019

Start and Close of Study: Tuesday November 19, 2019 to Saturday December 14, 2019

Students attend Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm.  There are 4 Saturday tutorials available to students of which 3 are optional.

All course learning materials are supplied.

The units of competency above forms part of 10246NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation.    

Students who successfully complete the requirements of a unit will receive a Statement of Attainment issued by UQ College.

Results will be available to be used in applications for the January 2020 QTAC Offer Round.

RTO Code: 32454

27th November 2018

UQ College Program Guide

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3rd August 2018

Christmas-New Year College Dates

UQ College will be closed from Friday December 22, 2018 at 4.00pm, and reopening on Wednesday January 2, 2019 at 8.30am.

13th December 2018

Your Pathway to University