|Based in Brisbane, QUT (http://www.qut.edu.au) is a highly successful Australian university with an excellent graduate employment rate, global connections and a world-class record in applied research. QUT is recognised for its real world courses and research directed at solving complex global issues.
QUT’s strong reputation is based on:
• Ranked #9 in the 2009 SCI-mago rankings of Australian universities and #376 of all research active universities and research centres.
• The University received AUD$5 million in Australian Research Council grants in 2009 and AUD$2 million for seven projects under the ARC’s Linkage Projects scheme – the second highest amount of funding in Australia. In addition QUT received AUD$3 million for 12 projects under the Discovery Projects scheme, which are all scheduled to begin in 2010.
• In 2008 and 2009 QUT won more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university at the Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards, the nation’s top higher education teaching benchmark.
• QUT’s Faculty of Business was the first business school in Australia to achieve all three leading international accreditation symbols of excellence (AACSB, EQUIS and the Association of MBAs).
Contact Name: Alan McAlpine
Position: University Registrar
Industry: Education and Training