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.
An innovative app to help maximise wellbeing and resilience has been developed using QUT research and expertise in partnership with the AFL Players’ Association and funded by the Movember Foundation.
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
Darryl McDonough has been named Alumnus of the Year as well as the Faculty of Law Outstanding Alumni Award Winner.
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)
Subscribe for email updates
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.
Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 7 3138 2361
You are here:
Libraries could be a testing ground for new technology such as Google's augmented-reality glasses and advances enabled by the roll-out of the National Broadband Network, a QUT expert says.
Associate Professor Marcus Foth, director of the Urban Informatics Research Lab at QUT, said libraries and other cultural institutions could showcase how to think beyond traditional uses and engage the public in new technology.
He said Google, for example, had released the design for its futuristic glasses in April so the public could give input before the glasses go on sale later this year.
Professor Foth said libraries and other cultural institutions had the opportunity to become places for everyone to experiment with new technologies, particularly with the roll-out of the NBN.
"New engagement spaces such as The Edge at the State Library of Queensland provide the perfect environment for the public to trial and explore new devices," he said.
"Similarly, governments of all levels have started to organise local 'hack fests', such as last year's Library Hack, releasing some of their datasets and asking the public, how would you use this?
"Libraries can become a sandbox space and educational outlet for these user-led developments in addition to being used as a place to archive and preserve knowledge and collect books."
Professor Foth said Google's Project Glass added a new interface to the "bits to atoms" technology trend which includes laptop, tablet and mobile phone screens.
"Google's augmented-reality glasses are an example of the global network being used for local purposes. Everything is becoming more localised. That has repercussions in many areas," he said.
"The excitement for the NBN won't be those big visions from the 90s of virtual universities and shopping centres in cyberspace. That's something we've already visited.
"What is far more exciting is how the NBN can be brought into the real world to amplify local relationships. More and more people are using smart mobile devices to stay connected in new and interesting ways."
Professor Foth has completed the report Urban Informatics: Research and Insights for Libraries, Cultural Industries and Innovation Systems, as part of the inaugural 2011 Australian Business Foundation's Research Fellowship on Innovation and Cultural Industries, which was sponsored by the Aurora Foundation.
The report will be launched today (May 1) by Australia's Information Commissioner Professor John McMillan at the National Library of Australia in Canberra as part of Information Awareness Month.
Professor Foth will also discuss research from his new book, From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen, which examines the power of social media and how it could be harnessed to be used for community engagement in urban areas.
RELATED ARTICLESA library without books?Kids' pester power harnessed to combat climate change
Media contact: Stephanie Harrington, media officer, 3138 1150, firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor Marcus Foth