A strong economy, great climate, cosmopolitan city, and wilderness adventures - Brisbane is where opportunity and lifestyle meet.
Brisbane offers an exciting blend of food, art and culture, and easy access to golden beaches, subtropical rainforests and coastal mountain ranges.
Brisbane is a vibrant and entrepreneurial city, with a strong economy and infrastructure and diverse population. Over a quarter of Brisbane's population of 2.3 million people were born overseas.
Brisbane provides a great environment for you to get the knowledge, confidence, and experience to succeed in Australia and on the world stage.
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Our activities office organises scheduled activities such as sport and conversation clubs, and trips away to fabulous locations in and around Brisbane. You can snorkel the reef, see whales, feed dolphins, ride down sand dunes, hike mountain rainforests and more.
The activities office will also help you make the most of the 100s of clubs and societies, and world class sport and cultural facilities available at UQ St Lucia.
Find out more about our activities calendar and services.
We can arrange your health cover, airport pickup and on-arrival accommodation with a local family. We're also here to help with personal or academic counselling.