Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is a modern city set on the winding Brisbane River. Brisbane hosts a variety of cultural institutions including the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre, and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, among Australia’s major contemporary art museums. Brisbane has a thriving restaurant, bar and entertainment scene, and is an ideal launching point for exploring the many world heritage listed natural attractions in South East Queensland.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is a research intensive university that is consistently ranked as one of the top three universities in Australia. UQ is one of Australia’s most comprehensive universities, with more specialised fields of research well above world standard than any other Australian university. The campus is 114 hectares in size, and includes beautiful landscaped grounds , lakes, and diverse wildlife.