Everything you need to know as a first-time student.
Information and support for postgraduate study.
Courses, supervisors and your life as a researcher.
Discover our campuses, courses and entry requirements.
Step-by-step application guides for our courses.
Get financial support for your studies. Find a scholarship that's right for you.
Options like part-time, external and online study can help you tailor how you learn.
See where our graduates are now, and where your studies can take you.
Our executive education courses give you the skills you need to lead in a fast-paced world.
Boost your career or extend your skills with a short course or unit.
Our free online courses are open to everyone.
We're constantly moving forward in our research output, commercialisation and collaboration. Find out how you can join our research community and bring innovation to the real world.
Considering research with us? Here's what to expect.
Our strengths and achievements, research projects and activity, and research institutes, centres and groups.
Apply for scholarships for research study, or competitive grants as a professional researcher.
Our researchers work in supportive and established networks.
We value and promote integrity and ethical responsibility in all research we conduct.
A selection of world-class research from our research centres and groups.
We collaborate with industry partners to research solutions for real-world problems, and to give our students hands-on experience in the workplace.
Work with our students and graduates, sponsor scholarships, prizes or events, or become an industry partner.
We offer commercial research and consultancy services, research commercialisation, and workplace training and development.
We're working with a range of industry partners and collaborators.
Our customised executive education equips your employees with tools and inspiration to give your organisation a real edge.
We offer short courses to help you advance your career and expand your skills.
Researchers from QUT have taken a world-first approach to tracking beef by creating a BeefLedger Token system to help tackle food fraud.
We are a highly successful and globally positioned Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research.
Make a real impact by giving to QUT and supporting our students, researchers and community.
Our history, key statistics, sustainability initiatives and programs and Indigenous acknowledgement.
Meet our staff and executive team.
Our awards, accreditation details, research rankings and scholarly achievements.
Our plans for expanding our university's achievements in learning, teaching and research.
Policies, procedures and annual reports.
What's on at QUT.
Want to work with us? See available jobs.
Our campuses and facilities, including maps, research locations and public venues.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 2000
Our graduates run successful businesses, conduct ground-breaking research and make significant contributions to their communities.
We celebrate our alumni with annual awards for graduates and students.
Get involved with QUT by engaging with and supporting our current students.
Once you've graduated, we encourage you to keep in touch with the QUT community and your fellow alumni.
Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 7 3138 4778 Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm
Kate Gifford is recognised for her contributions to the community through her work as a clinical optometrist, researcher, peer educator, professional leader and international expert.
Step-by-step guide to applying as an international student.
We offer scholarships for international students to help with study and living costs.
You may be able to meet with a QUT staff member or official representative in your city.
Find out more about living and studying in Brisbane.
While you're studying here, you can access a range of support services to help you adjust to life in Brisbane.
Come to QUT for one or two semesters.
Freecall: 1800 181 848 (within Australia)
Phone: +61 3 9627 4853 (outside Australia)
Ask us a question online
Subscribe for email updates
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 2361
You are here:
QUT Chancellor Mr Tim Fairfax AC has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Sheil AO as the university's next Vice-Chancellor, effective February 2018.
Professor Sheil is currently Provost, deputy to the Vice-Chancellor and the Chief Academic Officer, at the University of Melbourne where she has led the implementation of the online strategy and other curriculum reform, business transformation and the recruitment and development of academic leaders. A highly respected chemist, she is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry (ANZMS); the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI); and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). In 2016, Professor Sheil joined the ATSE Board and the Board of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). QUT’s incoming Vice-Chancellor is an established university leader having a successful academic career at the University of Wollongong prior to her appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Council (ARC) from 2007 to 2012; a role that saw her lead the development of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation of Australian university research and the implementation of a range of initiatives to support women, early career and Indigenous researchers. Professor Sheil has been a member of the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council and the Cooperative Research Centres Committee; the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's Margaret Sheil Leadership Award was established in recognition of her work; and in 2017 she was awarded an Order of Australia, for her services to science and education. Professor Sheil holds a BSc (Hons) in Pure and Applied Chemistry and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of New South Wales. QUT Council, the university’s governing body, made the appointment yesterday afternoon. At the end of 2017, QUT’s current Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake AO will leave the university after 15 years of distinguished service. Professor Sheil said she was honoured and delighted to be appointed to lead QUT. “Peter Coaldrake and his leadership team have placed QUT in a wonderful position and I look forward to working with new colleagues to ensure we deliver outstanding educational experiences and opportunities for our students and staff; together with the best possible outcomes for the Queensland and national economy,” Professor Sheil said. Mr Fairfax congratulated Professor Sheil on her appointment. “QUT enjoys a global standing, has a 'real-world' focus and is one of Australia's fastest growing research universities,” Mr Fairfax said. “I believe our success has been achieved as a result of clear and strong leadership, an ambitious agenda and a highly strategic approach which is reflected in our rising international rankings. “Professor Sheil is an entrepreneurial and inspirational leader who will continue to take our institution into the future with clarity and confidence.” Media contact:Janne Rayner, QUT Director Marketing and Communication email@example.com or +61 7 31383026 or 0478 408263
Professor Margaret Sheil AO has been appointed as QUT's next Vice-Chancellor, effective February 2018.