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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

Study abroad and exchange admissions

If you're interested in opportunities to study overseas as a UQ student, go to Global Experiences.

Ready to apply? Follow these steps.

Step 1: Create an account

Create an account in UQ Online Applications. If applying online isn't possible for you, contact our team at studyabroad@uq.edu.au.

Step 2: Complete your application

Complete the application form and include any required documents. You can save your application and return to it later.

In your application, you'll need to:

  • select the courses you want to study
  • upload a copy of your official university transcript
  • upload a copy of your passport or national ID card
  • provide proof of your English language proficiency (if required).

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 relevant closing date:

Study abroad

  • Semester 1 (Feb-June) applications: 31 October of the previous year
  • Semester 2 (July-Nov) applications: 31 March of the same year

There is some flexibility, so if the deadline has passed and you'd still like to submit an application, contact us.

Exchange

Your home university will have its own application dates for exchange students. They are responsible for nominating you and informing you of the application process.

However, the recommended deadlines for your application to UQ are:

  • Semester 1 (Feb-June) applications: 30 September of the previous year
  • Semester 2 (July-Nov) applications: 28 February of the same year

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
  • withdraw your application
  • accept, decline or defer an offer
  • ask a question using the messaging function.

Course approvals

Some courses require approval from the relevant UQ faculty or school before you can enrol. If this applies to any of your course selections, we'll make the request on your behalf and let you know whether or not they are approved with your letter of offer.