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.
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.
Our internationally recognised research is supported by state-of-the-art research infrastructure.
Considering research with us? Here's what to expect.
Browse our experts or find a supervisor.
PhDs, research masters and professional doctorates.
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.
Our strengths and areas of focus in research.
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.
Boeing Australia have collaborated on projects with us and provided sponsorship, and their staff have taught in our avionics program.
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
Award-winning singer-songwriter and ARIA-nominated artist Kate Miller-Heidke is the 2016 QUT Alumnus of the Year.
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
A fashionable pair of earrings for women with gestational diabetes that automatically monitors and helps control blood glucose levels and a device to help brain to bladder function among geriatric patients are among the newest medical innovations being built in Brisbane.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 2361
You are here:
QUT's YuMi Deadly Centre has been selected to deliver the mathematics element of a new project to direct Indigenous students toward a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career.
The centre's YuMi Deadly Maths program forms a key part of an Indigenous STEM education project which is managed by CSIRO in partnership with the BHP Billiton Foundation.
The QUT-based program is widely recognised for its kinaesthetic and cultural approach to learning.
The centre's director, Professor Tom Cooper (pictured below) from QUT Faculty of Education said the program had given Indigenous students an edge in mathematics education because it was based on the belief that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can be strong in mathematics.
He said the program taught the highest level of mathematics but the teaching approach differed from a mainstream method.
"The teaching is dependent on the way the maths is introduced into the culture and background of the students," Professor Cooper said.
He said $3.4 million funding will enable the program to be expanded and taught in 60 additional schools, reaching 336 teachers and 4200 Indigenous students.
The maths element of the STEM education project, called PRIME Futures, targets Foundation to Year 9 students in mainstream metropolitan and regional schools and uses the YuMi Deadly Maths approach to improve student outcomes in mathematics.
Professor Cooper said there was a natural interaction between maths and science.
"I would like to see integrated investigations introduced in the same school to allow students to think through a problem and solve it," he said.
"For example, how to measure a puddle isn't just about capacity, size and depth as the investigation can cross the disciplines with students proposing problems and the right answer will depend on the analysis and data collected."
Watch here as he explains the YuMi Deadly Maths approach.
CSIRO and the BHP Billiton Foundation have partnered on the project to increase representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in STEM-related professions.
CSIRO Indigenous education program director Marian Heard said an increased focus on STEM education could help improve students' ranking among their international peers and secure a stronger economy.
"Many sought-after careers require a solid foundation of mathematics, from engineers to electricians and this program aims to improve students' understanding and increase the number of Indigenous Australians in STEM careers," Ms Heard said.
Media contacts: Debra Nowland, QUT media officer (Mon/Wed/Thurs), 07 3138 1150 or email@example.comAfter hours: Rose Trapnell, 0407 585 901CSIRO Media: Nikki Galovic, Communication Advisor, E firstname.lastname@example.org T +61 08 6436 8549
Professor Tom Cooper is overseeing the expansion of a maths program for Indigenous students.