International engagement

The University of Queensland's vision is to provide knowledge leadership for a better world. As part of achieving this vision, we aim to be Australia's most globally connected university and achieve a lasting influence on the communities with which we engage through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. The International Service Unit supports this vision and works to establish collaborative international partnerships that aim to further education and research in the business, economics and law disciplines.

Our mission is to promote a unified community of excellence through the development of a student body that reflects the diversity of our national communities and international partners.

Our global strategy

  • Be consistently recognised as one of the world's leading universities
  • Have a highly strategic global footprint
  • Strengthen UQ's global profile
  • Attract the best students from around the world
  • Create opportunities for all students to participate in international experiences

Global partnerships

With more than 100 international partners in over 20 countries we provide leadership and support to Schools and Institutes and staff in the areas of international engagement, partnerships and education, and are responsible for the development and ongoing management of the faculty’s strategic international partners.

We welcome prospective international partners who wish to discuss potential collaboration and visit us.

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Global opportunities

Through UQ’s many global partnerships, staff have opportunities to undertake overseas experiences, obtain research funding, or get support to enable student mobility.

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BEL opportunities

  • BIHTM exchange opportunity to Thailand and Hong Kong

    BIHTM 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 BIHTM Exchange Opportunity, you can do both while earning credit towards your BIHTM degree!
  • Tokyo river

    Mariko Bando Fellowship

    The Showa Women’s University Mariko Bando Fellowship aims to reward Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students or Early Career Researchers (ECR).

Our people

The International Services Team supports the faculty's international students, processes applications and enrolment, and manages relationships with international partners.

MBA student scholarship


  • Isabelle Peart is studying a double degree in economics and law. She hopes to pursue a career in international law when she graduates. Isabelle talks about her experience as an intern at the United Nations Women Asia and the Pacific, and life as an exchange student in Indonesia.
  • The “China in a Dynamic Changing World” Symposium brought together leading UQ experts on China to showcase their research, exchange ideas and discuss current developments in a multidisciplinary forum. Shan-Yuan Liew, President of UQ’s Australia-China Youth Association, shares his experience of the Symposium and his time living in China.
  • 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.