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Achievements and recognition

As one of Australia's leading universities, we are internationally recognised through rankings, and our dedication to learning and success as an institution has produced many outstanding alumni.


Top 180 World University

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Top Queensland University under 50

Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 rankings

Top 201-300 World University

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017

Top 1% of business schools worldwide

International triple crown accredited business school

21 disciplines (4-digit FoR Codes) rated at well above world standard (5)

Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, submitted 2018

Ranked 224th World University

QS World University Rankings.

Rhodes Scholarships

Rhodes is one of the oldest and most prestigious international graduate scholarship programs in the world. It awards scholarships to students selected from 30 countries each year, including one annual Queensland scholarship.

Rhodes Scholarships provide opportunities for outstanding all-round students to study at the University of Oxford.

How to apply

A guide to applying for the Queensland Rhodes Scholarship, which is administered by QUT.

Apply for a Queensland Rhodes Scholarship

QUT Rhodes Scholars

Find out more about the QUT alumni who have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships since 1998.

Our scholars

Gender equity

We're an equal opportunity employer, promoting equality for all staff and eliminating all discrimination - including that based on gender. We've received citations as an Employer of Choice for Women each year from 2002-2013, and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice citation each year from 2014-2018.

We hold a Bronze Award under the Athena SWAN Charter, an accreditation program designed to enhance gender equity and diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

Distinguished service

We celebrate the service of our academics to learning and the community.

Honorary doctorates

We award a Doctor of the University for distinguished service to the community, QUT or scholarship.

Award recipients

Professor Emeritus

The title of Professor Emeritus is conferred in recognition of distinguished academic service by a QUT Professor.

Our distinguished academics