Queensland University of Technology
Queensland University of Technology is situated in Brisbane. It consists of more than 40000 students, of which 6000 are international students. This university has more than 4000 staff members and has an annual budget of over AU$750 million. The major focus of this university is on applied courses and research. Education in Australia is gaining popularity and so is this university.
The main research and teaching fields of the Queensland University of Technology are engineering, sciences, business, health & biomedicine, the creative industries, law & justice and education. This university is situated in 2 different campuses, Gardens Point in the centre of the city on Brisbane River, and Kelvin Grove, which is again present in Central Brisbane.
"A university for the real world" is the motto of this university. This university is a member of the network of Australian universities, Australian Technology Network, which strongly concentrates on technological research.
This university has a big history that dates back to the year 1849. In the year 1990, this university with a combination of four forerunner institutions combined with the Brisbane College of Advanced Education, a culmination of 7 predecessor institutions, to form the Queensland University of Technology that is present today.