As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, QUT is rapidly responding by transforming the way we learn, teach and work. Our community's health and safety is our number one priority and we're helping in every way possible, from important research and insights into the pandemic, to offering you tools, advice and learning that can be accessed from the safety of your own home.

COVID-19 advice for the QUT community

Our experts

Science and Engineering

Contact our experts for world-leading insight and advice on all aspects of COVID-19 and the impacts and disruptions it is having on every day life and the world at large. For all media enquiries contact the QUT Media Team +61 73138 2361 or media@qut.edu.au

Health

Contact our experts for world-leading insight and advice on all aspects of COVID-19 and the impacts and disruptions it is having on every day life and the world at large.

Education

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Creative Industries

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QUT Business School

Contact our experts for world-leading insight and advice on all aspects of COVID-19 and the impacts and disruptions it is having on every day life and the world at large.

Law

Contact our experts for world-leading insight and advice on all aspects of COVID-19 and the impacts and disruptions it is having on every day life and the world at large.

Latest news

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 factor could favour Labor

A QUT political analyst says COVID-19 could play a significant role in how Queensland voters swing on 31 October, especially among some older voters.

13 Oct 2020

QUT Proposal for Change released

QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Sheil has released a Proposal for Change which is the next element of four stages focused on positioning the university for the future foreshadowed in June this year.

23 Sep 2020

“Nano-pillared” surface traps and kills COVID-19

QUT scientists have developed a way to kill COVID-19 virus on aluminium surfaces with a wet-etching technique that forms random ‘nano-pillars’ like miniscule spears, proven to have both antiviral and antibacterial properties.

4 Aug 2020

Law students zoom in on real world experience

COVID-19 didn’t stop QUT law students Irene Gallagher and Osanna Fa'ata'ape from continuing their crucial final-year work placements in the real world – they just transitioned to online.

22 Apr 2020

Real world learning never stops … it just moves online

It’s a brave new real world for 50,000 QUT students who are now learning online to ensure continuity of their degrees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 Apr 2020

2020 uni adventure: Sariah mixes online study with medieval quests

When QUT law student Sariah Christensen established the university’s Dungeons and Dragons Guild last year, she didn’t know that the role-playing club would become an isolation lifeline for its 400 student members this semester.

Learn anywhere

We're adapting quickly to the challenges of COVID-19 by offering a range of online study options for undergraduate and postgraduate students who can't leave the house. If you're after something more casual, our podcasts will keep you entertained while you learn.

QUTeX

Short courses, professional development and executive education.

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Online study

Prepare for tomorrow, today, with our range of online courses and professional development.

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Open online learning

Open online learning gives you access to online courses that are open to everyone, and most are free.

Explore open online learning

Teacher Podclass

A podcast series that's all about supporting and inspiring teachers, hosted by award-winning journalist Madonna King.

Listen to the podcast

Connected learning

The QUT Faculty of Education has free resources from our experts to support and inspire your online teaching and home education.

Learning activities, tips and resources

Health and wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our staff and students is our major priority during this crisis. Support services are available to help you through online studies, working from home arrangements and any distress caused by this unprecedented upheaval to our lives.

Support for students

If you're a current student you can access many free services to support you within your course and outside of class.

Access student support

Support for staff

We've developed support materials to help staff adjust to working from home and the challenges of a disrupted workplace. These materials are available to all current staff.

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Breakout workout

If you're studying at home or working remotely, you can still be involved in the QUT Sport community through virtual sports clubs and at home workouts.

Download our stretch guide for some quick and easy ways to stay active at your desk, or follow along with the workout videos on Facebook or Instagram.

Download the guide