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 a global top 50* university and one of Australia’s leading teaching and research institutions. UQ has maintained a global reputation for creating positive change by delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, we’re changing the way that higher education is imagined and experienced. Our students enjoy innovative and flexible learning options, diverse and dynamic partnership opportunities, and an integrated digital and campus learning environment.

    You will enjoy being part of a vibrant community of more than 53,600 students studying across UQ’s three campuses in south east Queensland. Our students include more than 18,600 postgraduate and around 18,000 international students from 135 countries who contribute to a diverse, supportive and inclusive campus community.

    With a strong focus on teaching excellence, and having...

  • 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 Sydney

    The Quad during O-week. Photo credit: UNSW

    At UNSW Sydney, we are known for our innovative culture and pioneering research. We are committed to preparing students for career and personal success with a blend of theory and practical work, leveraging our strong links to industry, government and the community.

    Situated in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, UNSW is within easy reach of the city’s most popular beaches and the city centre. We currently have over 52,000 students enrolled including 14,000 international students from more than 120 countries.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia


Western Australia

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