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You're a domestic student if you are:

  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.

You're an international student if you are:

  • intending to study on a student visa,
  • not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • not an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a temporary resident (visa status) of Australia.

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Submit your application

Cross-institutional study

Ready to apply? You need to apply online directly to UQ.

We recommend applying well before the closing date. This gives UQ and your home university plenty of time to organise your study.

Before you apply

Make sure you get approval from your home university and confirm you can get credit for your UQ studies.

Step 1: Create an account

Create an account in UQ Online Applications.

If you can't access UQ Online Applications, contact us.

Step 2: Complete your application

Complete all details on the application form and include all required documents. You can save an incomplete form and return later.

You will need to provide a complete academic transcript and/or testamurs for any non-UQ studies. The transcript should list:

  • all courses you studied
  • any degrees or diplomas you were awarded.

Upload documents as PDFs to reduce their file size.

Step 3: Submit your application

When you're satisfied your application is complete, submit it.

Closing dates

Make sure you submit your application by the closing date:

  • Semester 1: 31 January
  • Semester 2: 30 June
  • Summer Semester: 31 October.

We may consider late applications, but this can't be guaranteed.

Step 4: Manage your application

After you've submitted your application, you can log in to My Applications to:

  • track the progress of your application
  • upload documentation
  • provide referee details
  • withdraw your application
  • accept, decline or defer an offer
  • pay all or part of your fees
  • ask a question using the messaging function.

Applications for some courses are assessed immediately. To change your preferences or update your details, use the messaging function.

What happens next

If you receive an offer to study with us, congratulations!

Once you accept your offer, we'll send you an enrolment pack with information about enrolment, fees and studying at UQ.

Now that you're a UQ student, you should also familiarise yourself with UQ's academic integrity and student conduct policies.

We recommend applying well before the closing date. This gives UQ and your home university plenty of time to organise your study.

Before you apply

  • Check that your student visa, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and any scholarships you hold allow cross-institutional study.
  • Get approval from your home university and confirm you can get credit for your UQ studies.

Step 1: Create an account

Create an account in UQ Online Applications.

If you can't access UQ Online Applications, contact us.

Step 2: Complete your application

Complete all details on the application form and include all required documents. You can save an incomplete form and return later.

You will need to provide:

Upload documents as PDFs to reduce their file size.

Academic transcripts

Your academic transcript should detail:

  • all of the courses you studied
  • any degrees or diplomas you were awarded.

You only need to submit an academic transcript for non-UQ programs.

Provide a certified copy of your transcript as soon as it is available. Transcripts can be certified at a Student Centre, by an approved UQ agent, or by other appropriate parties. 

Don't send original documents. We're not able to return them.

If you're waiting to complete your studies

If you're waiting for a transcript or your current results, you can submit your application with a note stating when your transcript is likely to be available. Forward a certified copy of your transcript as soon as you receive it.

When you forward your transcript, you need to clearly:

  • mark it with your UQ student number (if you know it), family name, first name, date of birth, and the UQ program you have applied for
  • state that you have already submitted an application.

Step 3: Submit your application

When you're satisfied your application is complete, submit it.

Closing dates

Make sure you submit your application by the closing date:

  • Semester 1: 31 January
  • Semester 2: 30 June
  • Summer Semester: 31 October.

We may consider late applications, but this can't be guaranteed.

Step 4: Manage your application

UQ International Admissions will assess your application. They will contact you through UQ Online Applications with any updates or requests for additional information.

After you've submitted your application, you can log in to My Applications to:

  • track the progress of your application
  • upload documentation
  • provide referee details
  • withdraw your application
  • accept, decline or defer an offer
  • pay all or part of your fees
  • view your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • ask a question using the messaging function.

Applications for some courses are assessed immediately. To change your preferences or update your details, use the messaging function.

Enquiries

For enquiries about the status of your application, email applicationstatus@uq.edu.au and include your:

  • full name
  • date of birth
  • student number (if you know it).

What happens next

The relevant faculty or school will contact you to let you know if your application is successful.

If you receive an offer to study with us and choose to accept, congratulations! Your offer letter will tell you how to pay your fees and other information about studying at UQ.

Now that you're a UQ student, you should also familiarise yourself with UQ's academic integrity and student conduct policies.

After you finish your UQ studies, you are responsible for forwarding your results to your home university. Official academic transcripts are available for a fee.