Enrich your study with international experience

As a UQ student, you have the opportunity to study overseas for one or two semesters on a semester-based exchange program and earn credit towards your UQ degree. You also have opportunities to undertake a short-term experience or an internship.

As a faculty, we strongly encourage you to take up various opportunities to see the world and gain invaluable experience learning and living in another culture.  This experience can provide great advantages for your future employment and career development.


Current opportunity 

Busy Thais street at nightBachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management (BTHEM) exchange opportunity to Thailand and Hong Kong

Would you rather eat endless amounts of street food in Thailand or shop til you drop in Hong Kong? With the exciting new BTHEM Exchange Opportunity, you can do both while earning credit towards your BTHEM degree!

This opportunity exists for a group of motivated BTHEM students (including eligible dual degree students) to join a unique study program. Commencing in the second half of 2024, you can study overseas at two of our premier partner institutions in Hong Kong and Thailand, gain credit transfer, and have the time of your life by broadening your degree experience and gaining a new perspective on your studies and future employment opportunities.  

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Immerse yourself for a semester or even a year
No time for exchange? Explore short-term possibilities

Student stories

  • Four UQ Law students got a global perspective on environmental legal practice thanks to Future Law Sabah, New Colombo Plan funding and the UQ Pro Bono Centre.
  • A group of UQ Law students are joining forces to tackle wildlife trafficking with a new international university course. The University of Queensland Law School has partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to develop university modules on wildlife, forest, and fisheries crime.
  • Pursuing their passions abroad will be made easier for four University of Queensland business, economics and law students thanks to financial support from the Australian Government’s 2019 New Colombo Plan program.