UQ College

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

Best Foot Forward Program 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 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.

UQ College's Certifice 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 transition into undergraduate study.

Program Guide

Vacant Position - College Administration Coordinator

College Administration Coordinator - Download Postion Description


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.

Selection Criteria

Within the context of the position description, the ideal applicant will be someone who has the following key capabilities:

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the application and enrolment process within a Registered Training Organisation and related policies and procedures and the ability to work within these boundaries.

 Demonstrated high level analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to use initiative and provide sound advice and recommendations to resolve issues.

Demonstrated experience in the use of Human Resource and Finance systems.

Proven ability to work autonomously or as part of a team while remaining professional, approachable, flexible and responsive.

Highly developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and manage tasks or projects and manage pressure associated with multiple work priorities.

High level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and develop and sustain productive stakeholder relationships.


To apply for this role, please provide the following:

Applications to be sent to: admin@uqcollege.edu.au

A covering letter that outlines your knowledge, skills and ability to fulfil the responsibilities of the role against the selection criteria. (maximum of 2 pages).

A comprehensive resume which contains the contact details of at least two (2) referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor.

Applications Close Monday 14 January 2019 at 5pm.

No Application will be assessed unless selection criteria has been addressed.

Highly Desirable Requirments

Experience in the Administrative support of students.

Working in a team coaching or leadership capacity.

Understanding of VET Standards and TEQSA requirements.

Development of Policies and Procedures within a corporate environment.

Experience in the use of a Student Management System (aXcelerate).

Experience in the use of MYOB and Account Right.


4th January 2019



Are you starting university in 2019? Not sure what to expect? The UQ College Best Foot Forward program is for you!

This is an exciting time as you take your first steps towards tertiary study. The Best Foot Forward program will help you understand the transition to the university environment and provide you with the awareness and skills to navigate the opportunities and pitfalls.

The three-day program focuses on:

• 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 commitments

Registrations Close: Friday 25 January 2019.

Dates: Mon 4 – Wed 6 February 2019 (three days)

Cost: $100

Times: Attend one x 4-hour session per day: either 8.30am-12.30pm or 1.00-5.00pm

Resources are provided.

Limited places are available.

Enquiries: (07) 3346 8222


18th December 2018

UQ College Program Orientation Days

Tertiary Preparation Program

Date: Tuesday January 15, 2019

Registration 8.30am

Commencement 9.00am

Seddon Lecture Theatre - Building 82D, Room 101, off Keyhole Road.


Associate Degree in Business

Date: Monday January 21, 2019

Registration 8.30am

Commencement 9.00am

Seddon Lecture Theatre - Building 82D, Room 301, off Keyhole Road.

7th January 2019

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 

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 May 2019

Applications are now open

Application Close: Friday April 19, 2019

Start of Study: Monday May 13, 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

7th January 2019

UQ College Program Guide

Download UQ College Program Guide

3rd August 2018

Your Pathway to University