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 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.

Program Guide

2019 Academic Calendar

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UQ COLLEGE TELEPHONE: (07) 3346 8222


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

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2019 Program Timelines


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 9, 2018

Start and Close of Study: Tuesday November 20, 2018 to Saturday December 15, 2018

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 2019 QTAC Offer Round.

RTO Code: 32454



Associate Degree in Business - January 2019

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

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 Prepartion Program January 2019

Applications are now open

LLN Test Date: Saturday November 17, 2018

Application Close: Friday December 28, 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 webiste.




12th October 2018

UQ College Program Guide

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3rd August 2018

Your Pathway to University