University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland is present in Toowoomba, Queensland. This institution was formed in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology. In the year 1971, this institution became the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, and then turned out to be the University College of Southern Queensland in 1990 and lastly became the University of Southern Queensland in the year 1992. This university has 3 campuses - Toowoomba, Springfield and Fraser Coast.

In the year 2008, the total number of programmes provided by this university was 95 for the undergraduates and 80 for the postgraduates. 24756 is the number of total students who are enrolled in this university of 2234 are international students and 5169 are external students. Study in Australia is often regarded high, and so is this university.

In the year 1961, the city of Toowoomba set aside 200 acres of land to the southwest of the main town centre for educational reasons. This suburb was then named as Darling Heights in 1966. This university started in Toowoomba in the year 1967 as a technical college and offered 29 full time technological diploma courses to 140 foundation students who studied part time or full time. in 1973, professional degree courses were offered in this university.