2010 MBA Yearbook - UQ Business School - University of Queensland

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2010 MBA Yearbook - UQ Business School - University of Queensland

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The University of Queensland

The largest and oldest university in Queensland, The University

of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s premier learning and

research institutions.

UQ is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight – a

coalition of Australia’s leading universities with a common focus

on excellence in teaching, research and scholarship.

UQ is also a member of the international network Universitas

21, which aims to enhance the quality of university outcomes

through international benchmarking.

Attracting the vast majority of the state’s highest academic

achievers, UQ is renowned nationally and internationally for

the quality of its teaching and research.

UQ has been named Australia’s University of the Year and

in 2009 was ranked in the world’s top 50 by the UK Times

Higher Education-QS World University Rankings (from a pool

of more than 9,000 universities globally).

UQ’s fine tradition of pioneering research has brought the

world ground-breaking developments from the scramjet

engine to a history-making vaccination for cervical cancer.

The University’s graduates include a Nobel Prize winner

and most of Queensland’s Rhodes Scholars. Many have

gone on to important leadership positions such as Governor,

Governor-General, Premier and Chief Justices of Australia

and Queensland.

Right: Mayne Centre, St Lucia campus.

Below: Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus.

Set amongst lush grounds and exquisite sandstone buildings,

the University’s St Lucia campus, situated just seven kilometres

from Brisbane city, is the focal point for 34,000 students.

Two more major hubs are located to the west at Ipswich

and Gatton, while a number of other centres are in operation

throughout the State.

UQ has won more national awards

for teaching than any other Australian

University since 1977.

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