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QUT’s subject rankings

Did you know that QUT is ranked amongst the world’s Top 100 in these areas:

  • Communication and Media Studies (No.1 in Australia again!)
  • Nursing
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Architecture, Art and Design, Performing Arts
  • Engineering – Civil, Structural, Mineral and Mining
  • Education and Training
  • Sports-Related Subjects
  • Social Policy and Administration, Social Sciences and Management

*QS World University Rankings by Subjects 2017

Welcome to Australia email course

The team at Insider Guides are offering a free email course to help you settle into life in Australia. The course is written by international students, locals and experts so all your questions get answered!

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Interested in studying podiatry?

Podiatrists are health practioners who diagnose and treat a wide-range of foot and related lower limb conditions.

QUT’s Bachelor of Podiatry was Queensland’s first degree in podiatry and offers opportunities for hands-on learning!

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Hear from a Study Brisbane ambassador

QUT international student, Harshitha (Ash) Srinivas, was able to experience being a Brisbane International Student Ambassador while studying a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management).

“I love Brisbane for its nature, nightlife, arts and adventure.”

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Triple Crown scholarship

QUT Business School is Australia’s first triple internationally accredited business school, a distinction held by less than 1% of business schools worldwide!

Find out if you are eligible to receive the Triple Crown Scholarship.

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QUT Law student embraces real world opportunities

QUT student, Kate Archibald, experienced a four-week internship at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) in Shanghai following her exchange semester at Tsinghua University.

Just one of the many fantastic exchange experiences available through QUT!

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QUT partners with Japan’s elite National Institute of Technology!

QUT is the first overseas university in the world to establish an articulation agreement with National Institute of Technology, Akashi College (Akashi) in Japan.

QUT and Akashi share common strengths of high graduate employability, strong research, student-employer relations, alumni outcomes and an outstanding reputation among industries.

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Apply now to study at QUT in Semester 2, 2017!

Apply now to study at QUT in Semester 2, 2017 and start your journey with us!

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Brazilian student publishes his first book!

Brazilian student Pedro Franklin recently published his first book on travel and entrepreneurship, stating the feat was only possible through studying language skills at QUT.

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Tips for meeting new people

Our friends at Insider Guides share some great advice about making friends in a new country.

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Brisbane Comedy Festival

From late February to late March each year, the Powerhouse in the Brisbane suburb of New Farm will be your go-to venue for a dose of comedy!

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Get support from the QUT Student Guild

Whether it’s support with deferring an exam, getting a grade reviewed or any other academic relates issue

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Drawing for Contemporary Fashion Design

Experience fashion drawing in QUT’s Creative Precinct with an LA-based fashion illustrator and founder of the Fashion Finishing School in Los Angeles.

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QUT International College videos

Hear from students’ in their own language about why they chose to study at QUT’s International College and their experiences in Brisbane!

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Budget tips as a university student

We understand there are a lot of expenses involved in moving to a new country, finding a place to live, as well as other study costs. QUT is here to help you though!

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Become a QUT Digital Leader!

Our friend Aubrey Zhou is also a QUT Digital Leader which means she can share her experiences with the QUT online community. Find out more about this great opportunity for when you start at QUT!

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Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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QUTIC’s new student testimonial videos

Hear from students’ in their own words, in their own language:

Brazil: https://youtu.be/bTHtoJAstec
Colombia: https://youtu.be/DdeV447pCBQ
Hong Kong: https://youtu.be/N1QtNPjrU4E
Indonesia: https://youtu.be/SmOF8nMnjVs
Japan: https://youtu.be/A6N9vycAIp8
Korea: https://youtu.be/WbUXO7_p1QA
Malaysia: https://youtu.be/5D6gkMcDPOQ
Sri Lanka: https://youtu.be/yg-fQwIAPHo
Taiwan: https://youtu.be/QIgh8nCi-gc
Thailand: https://youtu.be/2dyufXcxIvo
Vietnam: https://youtu.be/Ymlj7XCxm5c

QUTIC video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGzUKEnhM8M&feature=youtu.be

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Orientation at QUT!

February means Orientation Week at QUT! This is a time when new students can attend events and workshops and meet QUT staff and volunteers to welcome and support them.

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QUT Creative Explorers

Follow our QUT Creative Explorers, international students from QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty to learn about life as a QUT student!

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Find a QUT representative in your country

QUT has a global network of official education agents and representatives who can help you find a course and apply to study with us.

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Experience Moreton Island!

When you are in Brisbane it’s a great excuse to visit beautiful Moreton Island! Take a ferry from Brisbane and be surrounded by white sand, stunning blue ocean, and better yet, dolphins! You can even experience feeding the dolphins at sunset. Pretty cool, huh.

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Chaplaincy services on campus

Chaplaincy services are available on campus to help people of all faiths with personal needs, pastoral care and the services of the church.

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BrisAsia Festival in Brisbane

Celebrate contemporary and traditional Asian arts and cultural events here in Brisbane! This is the fifth year of the event which is held over three weeks from the end of January to the middle of February. Come and experience it for yourself!

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QUT students stand out from the crowd!

QUT’s Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) Program takes students through a series of workshops to re-think what leadership means. Students receive awards for their level of involvement and it is a great achievement to have on your resume’.

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Real stories of QUT international students

You will find all these great stories by following our Instagram account!

Check out @qutinternational and search for #QUTI to read about other students’ experiences.

Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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Apply now to study at QUT!

Thinking about starting your university journey at QUT in Semester 1, 2017?

Make sure you submit your application now so you don’t miss out.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

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Welcome to Australia Email Course

Our friends at Insider Guides have prepared a free, two-week course written by international students, locals, and experts to help you with things such as working in Australia, exploring your new city, and transport options.

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Spotlight on QUT research

PhD student, Atiyeh Vaezipour from QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), has designed an in-car device that aims to persuade drivers to adopt a fuel efficient and safe driving style.

It’s just some of the awesome research happening at QUT!

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Explore Brisbane’s art galleries

Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) hosts many exciting art installations. The current one, Sugar Spin, features over 250 artworks exploring light, space, architecture, and the senses.The exhibition is free.

A fun place to visit while you’re exploring South Bank in Brisbane!

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Stay fit and meet new people!

University isn’t just about studying, you will also have time to socialise and get involved in student life.

QUT offers a variety of sport clubs and social teams for you to meet people from all over the world in a relaxed setting!

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Follow our bloggers!

Read about some of the exciting experiences our our international student bloggers have enjoyed since moving to Australia!

One of our bloggers, Linette, wrote about the beautiful places she has visited near Brisbane. We guarantee you will have a lot of fun here!

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QUT students stand out from the crowd!

QUT’s Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) Program takes students through a series of workshops to re-think what leadership means. Students receive awards for their level of involvement and it is a great achievement to have on your resume’.

The best news though? It is the only program of its kind in Australia!

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Real stories of QUT international students

You will find all these great stories by following our Instagram account!

Check out @qutinternational and search for #QUTI to read about other students’ experiences.

Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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Online dating booming but how much does education matter?
QUT takes out three awards in prestigious global competition
Chris doodles his way to ‘Bizdraw’ startup
QUT recognised for global leadership in learning and teaching
2016 in pictures – top photos from QUT Media

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Apply now to study at QUT!

Thinking about starting your university journey at QUT in Semester 1, 2017?

Make sure you submit your application now so you don’t miss out.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

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QUT, looking to the future

QUT’s Real World Futures program discusses future thinking, future working, and future living.

QUT offers many innovative courses, such as the Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science), the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Medical) …just to name a few!

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QUT graduations – an exciting time of year!

December is the month when we celebrate the success of our graduates!

So, what do our graduates think of QUT?

“QUT is the University for the real world! I can’t agree enough on that statement. Many of us including myself got employed even before graduating. Throughout my degree, most of my lecturers and tutors are people from the industry, teaching us based on their many years of experience.”

Dalilah Kamil, Bachelor of Urban Development (Quantity Surveying)

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Experience Christmas in Brisbane

If you have already arrived in Brisbane and are wondering what to do over the holidays, fear not! Brisbane will be buzzing with Christmas activities.

From Christmas lights and fireworks, to market stalls and parades –there will be something for everyone this festive season!

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Be part of QUT’s Harmony Day

At QUT, we recognise and celebrate the diversity of our students and staff.

As part of this, QUT celebrates Harmony Day every year.The message of Harmony Day is everyone belongs! This is one of the many fantastic events held on QUT campus.

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Business school student experience!

Read about some of the exciting opportunities our QUT business students have been able to experience and share on the Business School Student Experience blog.

Blogger Danielle Vaz posted about her Startup Catalyst Youth Mission journey in the heart of the tech world, Silicon Valley!

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Follow the Brisbane International Student Ambassadors!

Brisbane’s International Student Ambassadors are tagging, posting, tweeting, and hashtagging their way around Brisbane to share their student experience with you!

Students come from all over the world (there may be someone from your home country!)

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We hope to see you in 2017!

This is the last issue of The RoundUp for 2016 (but don’t worry we will still be in touch in other communication!)

Stay tuned for more great tips, QUT news, and Brisbane events when The RoundUp is back in 2017!

Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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QUT to host MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
The bootcamp is a short, intense course that challenges people to start up a company in a week. The event will be held from March 26-31, 2017 at QUT Gardens Point campus in Brisbane – bringing together the brightest future entrepreneurs from across the globe.

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QUT researchers helping save the Great Barrier Reef!!
The Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia. A must-see destination when you arrive in Australia! QUT researchers have been working to protect the reef into the future by teaming up with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Their low cost ‘robo reef protector’ recently won the people’s choice award in the Google Impact Challenge Australia!

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Interested in studying fashion at QUT?
QUT Bachelor of Creative Industries (Fashion) students, Fiona and Evelyn, share what inspired them to study fashion at QUT. QUT Creative Industries Faculty is one of the largest Arts, Media and Design entities in the Asia Pacific, and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments. Come and experience it for yourself!

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QUT startup space opens on campus
Do you consider yourself an entrepreneur? Need some support in developing your business idea? QUT recently opened a startup space on Gardens Point campus, where students can meet and be mentored to achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

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Apply for an equity scholarship
Interested in studying at QUT in 2017 but worried about how you will finance your studies?
QUT offers Equity Scholarships to support your university journey. Apply by 6 February 2017 to know the outcome by early March 2017.

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Studying in Australia
Looking to study in Brisbane, Australia? We hope so! Before you start studying it’s important that you have a student visa. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection website has all the information you need to help you with your visa application.

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Connect with other students
The Brisbane Student Hub recently opened in the Queensland State Library. Students can go here to receive advice and referrals on healthcare, employment, budget management, accommodation, and legal services. Best of all, it is a great place to study and connect with other international and domestic students using this communal space.

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

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QUT ranking success!
AT QUT, we celebrate the achievements of our students and the success of the university as a whole.

In the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QUT ranked in the 201 – 250 band globally, improving from the 251 – 300 band achieved in the ranking last year.

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See Australia!
When you are in Australia you will soon discover that there is so much for you to see and do! Our friends at Insider Guides share some of the best backpacking experiences for you to do during your time here.

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QUT offers REAL experience
QUT offers a Real World Placement Program (RWPP) so students can enjoy work experience and volunteering opportunities during their time at QUT.

Start building your professional networks while studying!

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Brisbane welcomes you!
Brisbane is a warm and welcoming city where you can experience many exciting cultural events, international cuisine, and unique coastal day trips. The Brisbane Visitor Guide will help you settle in to your home away from home in Brisbane!

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Become an International Student Ambassador!
Many of our current international students have also become International Student Ambassadors. The Brisbane Student Ambassador Program encourages students from all over the world to share their experiences in Brisbane with friends and family back home via social media.

Our friends Prince and Jay are some of the QUT students involved in the ambassador program.

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Interested in leadership?
QUT runs a Leadership, Development and Innovation Program that is designed to help you develop your leadership, teamwork, and personal development skills.

Our international students who have taken part in the program have connected with other QUT students across different disciplines and cultural backgrounds.

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Experience QUT 
Check out QUT’s new video.

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3-semester diploma now available
QUT International College (QUTIC) is now offering a 3-semester diploma (12 month duration) for students who commence in February 2017. Our 3-semester diploma applies to Business, Creative Industries, Engineering, and Information Technology, so there is something for everyone!

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

We’ve got the latest news from QUT and Brisbane for you to read.

Surf’s up!

Always wanted to learn how to surf? Or just want an excuse to visit beautful Byron Bay in New South Wales?

QUT Surfers, one of our many QUT sporting clubs, offers learn to surf lessons, surf movie nights, and much more. It’s a great way to meet new people who share a sense of adventure!

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Brisbane, a safe place to study

For those of you who are new to Brisbane you will soon find it becomes your home away from home!

Brisbane is a safe city, but like anywhere in the world it’s good to know who to contact if you need help. The Study Brisbane website has provided some useful information around staying safe in Brisbane.

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East West at QUT

QUT runs an exciting East West Program which promotes cultural diversity and intercultural communication among our students. It’s a great way to catch up with fellow QUT students over fun activities like cooking classes, language conversation classes, East West Eats food trails, and much more!

We are hungry already!

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#yourstudentexperience

Our friends at Insider Guides have published some great tips for international students wanting to record their Aussie adventures! Including creating your own hashtag for all your photos and posts.

This way, when you head home you can easily reflect on your experiences at QUT and in Brisbane.

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Get language support

If you’re new to Brisbane and QUT, you may want to brush up on your English language skills. The team at QUT’s Academic Language and Learning Services are here to help. Book in individually or as a group with one of our Language and Learning Educators. You can also attend workshops to help with assessments and studying.

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Experience Moreton Island!

When you are in Brisbane it’s a great excuse to visit beatutiful Moreton Island! Take a ferry from Brisbane and be surrounded by white sand, stunning blue ocean, and better yet, dolphins! You can even experience feeding the dolphins at sunset. Pretty cool, huh.

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Study English at QUT

Our QUT International College (QUTIC) is here to help you, offering English language and academic pathway programs for international students.

Check out the QUTIC brochure to find out more about our programs!

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Get creative at QUT!

QUT’s world-class Creative Industries Faculty encourages the fusion of technology and creativity. The recent CreateX event is just one of many fantastic opportunities to immerse yourself in the creative culture.

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Until next time, have an awesome week!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

We’ve got the latest news from QUT and Brisbane for you to read.

Pokemon Go – more than just a game!

Are you hooked on Pokemon Go? Fascinated by augmented reality?

QUT researcher Dr Ronald Schroeter is and that’s because he sees the potential behind augmented reality to improve driver safety.

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Take your gaming passion to the next level at QUT

At QUT, you can study a Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (BGIE) and choose to major in either Animation, Game Design, or Software Technologies.

Sounds like you? Watch our 2015 QUT BGIE graduates showcase their gaming projects to other gaming enthusiasts and industry professionals.

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QUT home of the Young Economist of the Year!

Professor Lionel Page from QUT’s School of Economics and Finance has been named 2016 Young Economist of the Year. Professor Page leads the Queensland Behavioural Economics Group at QUT and sees behavioural economics as a fast-growing area.

Sound interesting? Find out where a degree in economics can take you!

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QUT graduations – we say goodbye to some of our international students!

QUT graduations were held last week at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), in Brisbane’s beautiful South Bank parklands. We are excited for all our new graduates as they embark on their careers!

For those new to QUT and Brisbane, we encourage you to look into internships to help improve your language skills and gain local industry experience.

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Looking for an exciting career?

Renee is a QUT business graduate who is now living and working in New York. Our real world courses and hands-on training made a real difference in helping Renee launch her own business, Look Booker, on the other side of the world!

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It’s Ekka time in Brisbane!

The Ekka, also known as the Royal Queensland Show, is a key event in Queensland’s calendar! Visitors can enjoy rides, purchase show bags, watch cooking demonstrations and fashion parades and (of course!) taste the iconic strawberry ice creams.

We hope to see you there!

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Expand your job prospects

The International Education Association of Australia have released a video and printed guide to help you network, gain experience, and ultimately expand your job prospects!

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Why choose to study in Australia?

By choosing to study at QUT in Australia, not only are you able to explore Brisbane but you are also in a perfect position to check out hot spots like Sydney, Melbourne, or even Ayers Rock – all just a short plane trip away!

The team at Insider Guides have provided more information about why you should choose to study in Australia.

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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