What to expect when you arrive
Brisbane airport is modern and secure with large baggage areas and lounges, retail and dining areas, and train, bus and taxi options. The airport train service, Airtrain, runs fast and frequently to Brisbane City.
Travel around Brisbane
Find out how you can plan your journeys and make your way around Brisbane using public transport. Visit our getting around Brisbane page.
If you are staying with a homestay family, they will help you get settled and can tell you about public transport to ICTE-UQ.
If you are a Bridging English Program student and do not already have Google Chrome on your laptop, please download it when you get to Australia. Google Chrome is the web browser you will need to access your learning management system and electronic textbooks.
What to expect on your first day
Orientation and classes are held in either the morning or the afternoon. You will be advised via email whether you are a morning or afternoon student.
- Morning sessions run 8.15am - 12.45pm
- Afternoon sessions run 1pm - 5.30pm.
Watch a video preview of your first day with us.
ICTE-UQ Orientation preview, (YouTube, 1m:55s)