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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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

BEL Relocation Bursary


  • More than 100 international postgraduate students from The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) took their first steps towards career success at the inaugural BEL International Student Employability Conference.
  • Zoe Brereton was chosen as the New Colombo Plan Fellow to India in 2014. During her time in New Delhi, she interviewed women, their families and police, giving her work an empirical base and paving the way for future research and presented her research at several international workshops.
  • Students and staff from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education were greeted with sunny skies and picture perfect scenery when they toured The University of Queensland St Lucia last week. The visitors were on campus to learn about the many articulation opportunities available in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL).