Your guide to universities in Australia

  • What can I study?

    There are a huge range of course and subjects that you can study at university in Australia. Almost any subject that you can study in the UK will be available at the universities in Australia. Below are just a few examples of what subjects will be offered through different university faculties and schools. Please note that not all universities will have the same faculties, or they may have slightly different names.


    Faculty of Arts

    Anthropology, ancient history, Asian studies, Australian studies, Australian Indigenous studies, Australian art, applied Japanese linguistics, behavioural studies, bioethics, child and youth development, Chinese studies, classical studies, communications and media studies, community studies, comparative cultures, comparative literature and cultural studies, criminal justice and criminology, climate change and society, counter-...

  • University of Queensland

    An aerial view of the St Lucia campus. Photo credit: UQ

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s highest ranked learning and research institutions. Internationally renowned for its highly awarded teaching staff, world-class facilities and superior campus environment, it is home to over 46,000 students including 11,000 international students from 134 nations. It has four campuses; St Lucia, Herston, Ipswich and Gatton. UQ St Lucia, the largest campus, is in Brisbane, a dynamic capital city known for its beautiful climate, high standard of living and secure quality of life.

  • Welcome

    Beach on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland.  Photo credit: Tourism Australia Copyright.

    "University in Australia" is a free online guide for students in the UK who are interested in studying overseas, whether for your whole degree or for a study abroad period.

    University in Australia is an independent source of information for students, their families, careers advisors, schools, colleges and universities, that will help you make clear, informed decisions about choosing to study at university overseas. With an overview of Australia's education system, an extensive listing of its universities aswell as guidance on the application process and costs involved for UK-based students.

    You can use the ‘Enquire Now’ button on the university profiles, to send a question to that university, request a prospectus and application form, or obtain further information.  Good luck!

  • About Australia

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  • UNSW Australia

    The Quadrangle at UNSW. Photo credit: UNSW

    Bright futures start in sunny places...

    Established in 1949, UNSW has been welcoming international students since 1952. Today, we have over 13,000 international students from 120 different countries, which means we have one of Australia’s most diverse student populations.

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia


Western Australia

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