Accredited at The University of Queensland as
the Foundation Year for its Undergraduate Courses
The Foundation Year
Secure your future.
Guaranteed entry to a leading university.
The University of Queensland Foundation Year program prepares international students
for entry into the first year of all undergraduate courses at UQ.
As the education provider offering this exclusive program, International Education Services
(IES) enrols students from more than 40 countries.
Graduates enter all faculties of UQ including Arts, Biological and Chemical Sciences,
Business Economics and Law, Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture, Health
Sciences, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and Social and Behavioural
The University of Queensland
Founded in 1910, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s largest and
most prestigious universities. It consistently ranks as one of the top three research
universities in Australia. UQ’s national and international reputation is highlighted through
membership of the prestigious national Group of Eight universities and the global
Universitas 21 alliance.
The university is internationally acclaimed for its tradition of excellence in teaching,
research and scholarship. Qualifications from UQ are recognised worldwide and graduates
are in high demand.
UQ has more than 37,000 students, 5000 staff and 400 programs offered across three
superb campuses, renowned as the most beautiful and well equipped in Australia. The
university fosters a diverse cultural community including 6000 international students from
130 countries. UQ has provided a foundation for thousands of graduates to become
leaders in all areas of society and industry.
Guaranteed place at the University of Queensland
Students who achieve the specified standards are guaranteed a place in the first year of
all undergraduate programs at UQ. In addition all students who achieve a GPA of 4.0
or higher recieve the Certificate IV in University Preparation allowing them to apply to
any Australian university.
Foundation UQ Undergraduate Scholarships are available for Foundation Year
graduates pursuing study in selected undergraduate programs at UQ. They are awarded
on academic merit and open to all students enrolled in The Foundation Year.
Scholarships are available in the disciplines of Arts, Biological & Chemical Sciences,
Economics, IT & Electrical Engineering, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences and Pharmacy.
To apply for a scholarship, or to find out if more information, visit www.foundationyear.com.
The Foundation Year Program
Foundation Year students undertake English language instruction, acquire the necessary skills for
tertiary study in Australia, and have access to UQ’s modern facilities. Students select five academic
subjects, including Academic English for University Studies and Mathematics with electives in
Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Information Technology,
Behavioural Science and Research. Students receive a high standard of instruction from experienced
and qualified teachers and tutors.
Students are welcomed into a family atmosphere and encouraged to participate in an extensive
student recreational program. The alumni network builds friendships and ensures students have
fun and enjoy their time studying in Australia.
Support services and facilities
• Airport reception
• Student counselling
• Self-access resource centre
• Computer centres
• Free email accounts
• Remedial tutorials
• English support
• Accommodation services
• Prayer room
Entry to The Foundation Year is determined by English language proficiency and academic performance.
• To view entrance requirements visit www.foundationyear.com
• English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (minimum for Standard Program) – Pre-entry English
language courses in Australia can be arranged for applicants who do not meet the required level
Students can enrol in Extended, Standard or Express courses:
Extended program: January to December June to June
Standard program: February to December July to June
Express program: May to December September to June
Extended program: AUS $16,750 + A$1,625 (5 weeks English for Academic Purposes)
Standard program: AUS $16,750
Express program: AUS $14,800
Please check our website for the most current information.
For more information, please contact:
The Enrolments Manager
International Education Services
PO Box 989 Spring Hill Queensland 4004 Australia
Ph +61 7 3832 7699 Fax +61 7 3832 9850
Email email@example.com www.foundationyear.com
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