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No degree? No worries! Use your career as a fast track to postgrad study

No degree? No worries! Use your career as a fast track to postgrad study

By 2022, Lexie McGourty will have two impressive postgraduate qualifications from QUT under her belt – even though she doesn’t have an undergraduate degree. She’s one of many savvy QUT students who have used their career experience as a direct pathway into postgraduate study.

2021 STEM Student Ambassador Recruitment - Applications Open!

QUT’s Young Accelerators Program (formerly STEM for Schools) has been running since 2013 and has received several accolades in recognition of the high-quality programming delivered to students and teachers.  We are recruiting new undergraduate students to join our talented Student Ambassador team who play a leading role in inspiring and connecting with the next generation through the delivery of our programs and promotion of STEM.  

QUT Indigenous scholarships provide a helping hand

When Sarah Evans moved from Townsville to study nursing and paramedic science at QUT she didn’t know a soul and found herself working several jobs to support herself.

Our journey

We aspire to be the university of choice for Indigenous Australians, and we're embedding Indigenous Australian culture into everything we do.

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Starting your journey?

Applying for university can be exciting and daunting, but you are not alone.

The Oodgeroo Unit, our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support centre, is here to help you along the way from admission through to graduation.

Interested in research?

The Carumba Institute is an Indigenous research and education environment, embodying our priority to increase Indigenous research focus, continue to develop researchers, and attend to the needs of Indigenous Australian postgraduate students.

Our community partners

We are working with and walking alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations to improve the life expectancy and social and economic development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Australia-wide.

ATSICHS Brisbane

A three-year partnership to increase our Indigenous teaching and research focus, develop Indigenous Australian researchers, and encourage greater participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.


We have a three-year MOU with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) (ATSILS) aimed at improving and delivering quality legal services for Indigenous Australians.

Deadly Choices

We joined forces with Deadly Choices to host their first Murri Netball Carnival to raise awareness of Indigenous sport and create visibility and aspirational value for the next generation of Indigenous athletes.

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We are committed to building a high performing and sustainable cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics, researchers, professional staff and senior staff.

We are investing in resources and strategies to attract, retain, support and develop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent. This will be fortified by a workplace culture which understands, values and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.

Indigenous Australian employment