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

    Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world* UQ is one of Australia’s finest higher education institutions. The University has:

    • More awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
    • Exceptional programme choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
    • Opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
    • Opportunities for students to study part of their degree overseas at one of the University’s many highly-ranked partner institutions.

    With campuses based in and around Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of over 48,800 students, including over 11,500 international students from 142 different countries across the globe.


  • 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

    At UNSW Australia (the University of New South Wales) we offer more than just a university degree. We are renowned across the world for our innovative teaching and pioneering research, consistently score highly in international rankings and are committed to making a difference by preparing the next generation of leaders for both career and personal success.

    Situated in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, within easy reach of the city’s most popular beaches and the city centre, we currently have over 53,000 students enrolled, including over 13,000 international students from 120 countries.

    • UNSW is a top 50 university, ranked 48 in the world overall (QS World University Rankings 2015)
    • We are a preferred university among employers, ranked 21 in the world for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings 2015)
    • A 2015 LinkedIn study showed Australia’s...

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia


Western Australia

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