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.
Choose a research university that's creating new ideas with transdisciplinary thinking.
Our priorities, projects and activity, and research institutes, centres and groups.
We can help you find the answers to your industry's research questions.
Our researchers are pushing the boundaries of their fields and making impacts internationally.
Challenge your thinking with a PhD, Master of Philosophy or a professional doctorate.
Find a scholarship to fund your research study.
Our step-by-step guide to applying for a research degree.
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.
Johnson & Johnson Vision have partnered with QUT to create a new type of contact lens to reduce the risks of myopia-related eyesight deterioration.
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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 4778 Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm
Find out the latest alumni, corporate and research news in our Links magazine.
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
QUT researchers have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse the damaging impacts of heavy alcohol consumption on regeneration of brain cells.
Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 7 3138 2361
You are here:
Section: International students
If a picture tells a thousand words then an illustrated storybook designed for young children may inspire a new generation of scientists.
That’s the driving determination of QUT Robotics Professor Michael Milford, creator of the STEM Storybook – a collection of 12 picture books covering topics ranging from statistics to robotics, including a new take on Three Billy Goats Gruff along with other titles Critters Eat Cake and How Does It Speed Up?
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and is now considered to be one of the critical skillsets required for the future by organisations ranging from the National Science Foundation to national and state government organizations.
“I wanted to create a series of storybooks that I could read with my young son and daughter that exposed them to key STEM concepts,” said Professor Milford.
“I couldn’t find anything that fit the bill already out there, so I went ahead and created them myself.”
Another motivation came from Professor Milford’s 17 years of experience teaching maths and robotics to teenage and university students.
“We know from many studies and personal teaching experience that much of a person’s success in education is determined by what happens at an early age,” he said.
“If we can get young kids familiar and excited about STEM concepts early on, the rest of their education and careers will be that much easier.”
Professor Milford wants to the project to build on his previous work to boost knowledge of the STEM fields in education.
Supported by the AMP Foundation, he sent nearly 2000 copies of math novels and study guides to more than 180 schools around Australia.
“We’ve already been working with school kids through the novels and workshops, and with adults through initiatives like Hollywood movie science reviews in The Conversation and workshops at World Science Festival. Now we’re expanding our scope to early childhood,” he said.
“It would be amazing if we could grow this initiative to the point where every child in Australia had cheap access to a range of STEM-filled, entertaining picture books,” he said.
The STEM Storybook has just launched as a project on Kickstarter and has a funding goal of $5000 to cover costs including print production, distribution of printed copies and print licenses.
Professor Milford said if the kickstarter campaign just passes its target, it is likely the campaign will make a loss but he would use his own funds.
He also said if the target was surpassed by a large margin then the offset printing becomes feasible and cost of printing drops and backers would receive extra bonuses.
More details about the project can be viewed here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1740916372/stem-storybook
Media contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 61 7 3138 1150 and 0407 585 901 after hours.
Professor Milford is hoping to inspire a new generation of scientists.
Ask us a question about studying at QUT.