Universities in Brisbane for International Students

Brisbane is modern

A modern and cosmopolitan city, Brisbane, Queensland is a fantastic city to study in for international students.

Where other cities in Australia may have changeable weather – such as Sydney and Melbourne – Brisbane enjoys a sunny, warm, climate all year round.

Brisbane is the third largest city by population

Brisbane (or Brissie as it’s affectionately called by the locals) is the third most populated city, and is also the capital city of Queensland. With world class education facilities! Brisbane is a popular choice for international students. In particular you’ll find many students from the UK, New Zealand and India at the top Brisbane universities.

International student need a visa to study in Australia

The majority of undergraduate degrees in Brisbane take three years to obtain, although this may vary depending on the qualification and subject area.

In order to study in Brisbane as an international student you will need a student visa. These particular visas are granted to those enrolled on full time courses. A student visa will allow you to study and work part time whilst in Australia. You can apply for a student visa as soon as you have received your confirmation of your place on your university course.

A student visa in Australia also entitles you to:

  • Subsidised student health cover in Australia
  • Possibilities to study in Australia for longer than first planned


To apply for a student visa you should check your government website as documents may vary from country to country.

Contact you Brisbane Migration agent before you choose your University

If you are considering studying as an international student in Brisbane check out these Brisbane universities to see what courses are available and speak to a Brisbane based migration agent to find out more about applying for a student visa for Australia…

List of Brisbane Universities

University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia



Queensland University of Technology

2 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia



Griffith University
170 Kessels Rd, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia



James Cook University
Ground Floor, 349 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia



Central Queensland University
554/700 Yaamba Road, Norman Gardens QLD 4701, Australia



JMC Academy
75 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia



University of the Sunshine Coast