Our Vision 

Empowering people to make a difference.


We are an international education and capacity development institute. We deliver exemplary English language, international training and development projects that advance learning and inspire people to contribute to their community, industry and government.

Our Mission

International education and capacity development to advance people.


  • Pursuit of excellence - we strive for excellence, seeking to apply the highest standards to benefit our communities.
  • Creativity and independent thinking - we welcome new ideas from our staff and students as well as from our alumni and our external partners. We support intellectual freedom, courage and creativity.  We encourage the pursuit of innovation and opportunities.
  • Honesty and accountability - we act with integrity and professionalism and uphold the highest ethical standards. We are committed to transparency and accountability. Our decisions ensure responsible stewardship of the University's resources, reputation and values. We lead by example in all areas including our approaches to sustainability.
  • Mutual respect and diversity  - we promote diversity in the University community - through our people, ideas and cultures. We create a vibrant, inclusive environment in which ideas flourish and future generations, regardless of background are empowered. We respect our colleagues and work together for shared success.
  • Supporting our people - UQ ensures the safety and wellbeing of our people.  We create an inclusive and supportive university community in which achievements are celebrated and rewarded. Our people have the opportunity to enrich their lives and pursue their goals.