Situated on a stunning riverside site in the sunshine capital of Brisbane, UQ Business School is based on the St Lucia Campus which provides an idyllic location in which to study, relax and make new friends. The city's vibrant social scene, together with the wide range of sports and cultural activities on offer, all help to create a high quality lifestyle to enhance the student experience.
With sub-tropical summers, mild winters and an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, Australia's third largest city enjoys the perfect climate. Situated only 2 hours by plane from the Great Barrier Reef and the award winning Whitehaven Beach, Brisbane is also an ideal hub to explore the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
Located by the Brisbane River just seven kilometres from the city centre, St Lucia is one of the world's most beautiful university campuses.
The magnificent 114-hectare site, with its gracious sandstone buildings, parkland and lakes, is the setting for world-class teaching and research facilities. They include Queensland's biggest multimedia library and state-of-the-art laboratories and lecture theatres.
Students can find everything they need on campus, including excellent sporting venues, shops, banks, a post office, restaurants and dining options.
UQ Business School also has premises in the heart of Brisbane's Central Business District. The Campus is home to the School's Executive Education and part-time MBA programs.
Getting to St Lucia
UQ Business School's St Lucia Campus can be reached by bus, CityCat ferry, bike, and car from the surrounding suburbs and the city. The Eleanor Schonell pedestrian and bus bridge links the campus to the southern suburbs. Parking is in high demand and students are encouraged to consider other transport alternatives.
Services and facilities
St Lucia offers comprehensive services and facilities for all students and staff, from childcare and healthcare to worship and religion.
Find out more about how we can support you through your time studying.
Where to live?
The UQ Accommodation Services provide comprehensive advice and referrals regarding both on-campus and off-campus accommodation.
Events for MBA students
The MBA Awards recognise the achievements of the top MBA students each year. The awards are presented at a gala dinner at UQ’s historic Customs House in Brisbane and have become a signature event in the program calendar. There is also the opportunity to socialise with other MBA students at the networking events which are held twice a year.
Eat, drink, shop
UQ St Lucia campus offers a range of venues in which to eat, drink, meet friends, and shop. There is an extensive variety of menus and venue options, reflecting Queensland's thriving multicultural community, while shops include a post office, pharmacy, travel agent and banking facilities.
Sports at UQ
UQ Sport offers a wide range of sport, fitness and recreation opportunities at the St Lucia campus. The facilities are open to students, staff, alumni, and the public and include:
an international-standard athletics centre and running track
21 flood-lit tennis courts
an Olympic-sized swimming pool
a beach volleyball court
a basketball/volleyball court
three netball courts
UQ has the largest research library in Queensland with more than 2.5 million books, tens of thousands of print and electronic journals, a large e-book collection and an online reference collection.
Student clubs and societies
Immerse yourself in student life by joining one of the 150 clubs and societies, ranging from academic-based groups and personal interest groups to sporting teams and international student societies.
Some clubs and societies dedicated to business-related topics might be more specifically of interest:
Visit UQ Union for a full list.
With all the cultural activities on campus, there is no opportunity to get bored. Attend concerts, ceremonies and public lectures, visit art galleries, libraries, museums and research collections.
A safe environment
24-hour security is provided on the St Lucia campus. The UniSafe program aims to maximise personal safety by providing students and staff with services such as safety buses, UniSafe escorts, and emergency call points.