There are so many reasons to choose Queensland when you study in Australia. Queensland is a global research hub where big futures thrive through collaboration, analysis, innovation and commercialisation.

Postgraduate Research

The digitally-enabled world has enabled Queensland to attract postgraduates from around the globe.  

Students come to live and study in welcoming communities with renowned academics, innovative industry and talented peers. 

All of Queensland's universities conduct research into a wide range of discipline areas and participate in national and international projects through collaboration with government, industry and other research institutes. 

From marine studies on the Great Barrier Reef to immunological innovations undertaken in laboratories across Brisbane, opportunities are endless for post-graduate research in Queensland. 

Discover Queensland's research strengths using the Strategic Visualisation Tool

Queensland’s is home to well-developed and integrated science and innovation capabilities that support the growth of several emerging knowledge-intensive industries.

The Department of Environment and Science has developed a Strategic Visualisation Tool that can help you understand Queensland’s research strengths and capabilities in seven emerging industries with global growth potential. You can find the tool here.

Higher Degree Research (HDR) Employability Guides

The HDR Experience and Employability Project is an initiative of a consortium of eight Queensland universities and was co-funded with the support of the Queensland Government’s International Education and Training Partnership Fund. The project focused on enhancing the leadership and professional capabilities of HDR candidates and has produced a series of employability guides inspired by 60 HDR ambassadors who attended a conference in June 2018. These guides cover a range of topics aimed at supporting and developing higher degree by research (HDR) candidates to plan for their future careers. 

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