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School of Nursing

School of Nursing

About our School

Established in 1978, our School is the oldest and largest centre for tertiary nursing education in Queensland.

Our excellent research track record is acknowledged by the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) with its highest ranking in 2018. School of Nursing research covers a diverse range of areas designed to improve the lives of patients, their families and the broader community, such as cancer care, chronic disease, dementia and ageing.

Our state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities are enhanced by ongoing partnerships with Queensland’s leading health services and their expert staff. This integrated approach to nursing and joint appointments ensure teaching, policy, clinical practice and research are brought together cohesively during the student journey.

Study with us

Our courses are internationally recognised for their quality, and our collaborations with healthcare agencies and professional organisations provide our students with unparalleled practical experience.

From undergraduate studies to higher degree research, we give you the courses and programs to excel as a practicing nurse.

Study nursing


Gain real-world experience in clinical settings.

Work experience

Go global

Study abroad or take an international work placement.

International opportunities


Prepare for the real world with practical learning experiences.

Real-world learning


Scholarships, expert career advice, study help and peer mentors.

Scholarships and support

Clinical Simulation Centre

Our Clinical Simulation Centre lets you practise your skills with high-tech manikins that simulate symptoms of disease and illness.

Learn in a safe, controlled environment where you can build confidence in fundamental skills and patient care, preparing you for professional practice in a variety of healthcare settings.

Research groups

Acute and Critical Care

Chronic Disease Management

Dementia and Ageing

Health Services Implementation

Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes

Workforce Preparation

Our people

Our staff have consistently won teaching, research and professional awards. We have an outstanding international reputation for our nursing research that improves people's lives and advances the healthcare industry.

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