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High school students

Explore the resources available for high school students, eligibility requirements, scholarships and more.

Find a scholarship

We offer more scholarships than any other university in Queensland, so it's worth checking if you're eligible.

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Discover if UQ is the right uni for you

As a high school student, you're already thinking about what comes next. Explore UQ's entry requirements, the programs we offer and why UQ graduates are the most employable in Queensland.

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Find your program

Explore our study options and choose your future.
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Entry requirements

Find out if you qualify for the UQ program you're interested in.
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Pathway options

We can help you increase your entry score and meet prerequisites.
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Employability

Discover how you can join the most employable graduates in Queensland.
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UQ study guides

Take a look through our study brochures and information sheets.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Information and resources tailored for First Nations Australians.
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Glossary of terms

We use a lot of terms you may not have heard before. Here's how you can learn to speak the uni lingo.

Find a scholarship

We offer more scholarships than any other university in Queensland, so it's worth checking if you're eligible.

View scholarships

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Explore the Career Pulse Hub

Match your interests and strengths with potential careers and explore what your future career could look like. 

Get career inspiration
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Get to know us

Check out our on-campus events, clubs and sports, familiarise yourself with your surroundings with a campus tour, and let us help you settle in. You can also watch webinars explaining how you can apply at UQ, if you qualify for a scholarship and what you need to know before going to uni, and download guides and resources.

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University life

Ensure your uni life is as full as you want it to be with our wide range of clubs, societies, events and facilities.
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Adjusting to UQ

Get the most from your campus, studies and fellow students from your first semester at UQ.
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Campus tours

Get to know our campuses, meet current students and learn more about life at UQ.

Ready to apply?

If you know what you want to study, we'll walk you through what you need to know before you apply for our undergraduate programs.

Find out how to apply

International Baccalaureate students

If you've completed an International Baccalaureate, you may be eligible for credit towards your UQ program.

Check if you're eligible for credit
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Try out our programs

Not sure if university is the right path for you? Our programs for high school students give you a chance to experience life as a UQ student.

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Young ChangeMakers

Year 11 students can discover, learn and engage with UQ’s academic community and like-minded students.
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InspireU camps

Our on-campus residential camps give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students the opportunity to explore future study options and career pathways. 
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Young Achievers Program

The Young Achievers Program supports the tertiary study and career aspirations of senior secondary school students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Enhanced Studies Program

Experience all the benefits of student life at UQ and gain a head start at uni.
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29 June - 30 June

AECC Study Abroad Education Fair, Malaysia

Talk with representatives from The University of Queensland (UQ), education agents and others to find the best study options to pursue your career goals.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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30 June - 3 July

AUG Study Abroad and Scholarship Day, Vietnam

Talk with representatives from The University of Queensland (UQ), education agents and others to find the best study options to pursue your career goals.
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2 July - 5 July

Junior Physics Odyssey

The Junior Physics Odyssey (JPhO) is a four-day non-residential program held at the UQ St Lucia campus for Year 10 students interested in physics, science, and mathematics.
St Lucia
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25 June

Queensland Biology Winter School, Year 12

The UQ Year 12 Queensland Biology Winter School (12QBWS) will provide a deep dive into contemporary topics in genetics, phylogenetics, evolutionary biology and biochemistry and how biological disciplines are interconnected.
St Lucia
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30 June

InspireU Year 12 Camp

St Lucia
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1 July - 2 July

Queensland Biology Winter School, Year 11

The UQ Year 11 Queensland Biology Winter School (11QBWS) will provide a deep dive into contemporary topics in biodiversity, cell, animal and plant physiology, biophysics, and how these biological disciplines are interconnected.
St Lucia

Stories

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Uni life

The 6 best reasons to live and study in Brisbane

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Uni life

What's it really like to study at UQ?

Get a personal perspective from our students and teachers.
6-minute read
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Tips for shy students going to uni

7-minute read

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