Student and academic administration

You can contact us by email, phone or in person to answer your questions about your program and what you can do to make the most of your UQ experience as a student. Plus, we’ll connect you with more people and services, depending on what you need.

School contacts

The Faculty Student and Academic Administration team can be contacted by phone on (07) 3365 7487 or by email on

Program Officers are also available to assist students in person. The Faculty office is located on Level 4 of the Social Sciences Building (#24), Campbell Rd, St Lucia and is open between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

  • Credit, exemption and recognition of prior learning

    You may be eligible to apply for credit, exemption or recognition of prior learning based on formal and informal learning. Find out more about credit here and also by reading the Faculty's Credit Guidelines. If you have completed previous studies, search the Credit Precedence Database to see if similar credit has been previously assessed.

  • Student services

    Student Services offer a wide range of programs and services which can assist you with the transition to University and help you to achieve success in your studies, including support for students with Disabilities, Accommodation help, Counselling, Learning (including skills workshops), International Support, Mates@UQ, Multi-Faith Chaplaincy and New2UQ assistance.

  • Clinical placements

    Get ready for clinical placements – make sure you’ve had all the relevant immunisations, you have a ‘Blue card’ (working with children police check), you’ve done your First Aid & CPR certification, you’ve got your Queensland Health orientation checklist and deeds, and you’ve signed the confidentiality statement. Check the program requirements of your course to learn more about these important preparations.

  • Inherent requirements

    Your program may have inherent requirements that need to be met prior to undertaking placement. Check your requirements and find out more.

  • Study Abroad

    Engage with your global community through the UQ Abroad program. Check your eligibility, hear from other students, and find out about general expenses and financial assistance available.

  • Concurrent diplomas

    You may be able to undertake a Diploma in Music Performance or Languages while you study your undergraduate degree.

  • Experiences, careers and employability

    Enhance your future employment prospects by gaining experiences, skills and knowledge while at UQ. Visit the UQ Student Employability pages for a range of information and resources.

  • International student services

    For information, advice, and help settling into life in Australia contact UQ International. You can access help from either inside or outside of Australia.

  • Indigenous student services

    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit provides a range of professional services and academic support for indigenous students on campus.

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships are available from a variety of sources, including UQ, the Australian Government and other organisations. Examine all scholarships on offer to see what you may be eligible for.

  • Computer labs

    Labs are available for use outside of scheduled classes. See availability and locations.

  • AQF changes

    You may have heard that there are changes being made to some UQ programs as a result of national changes in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). To find out more information, please visit the AQF frequently asked questions.