University of Queensland - UQ reviews

(4.15) 146 reviews

University of Queensland - UQ ratings

Average ratings based on 146 reviews
Overall Rating
4.15
Job Prospects
3.96
Teachers
4.30
Course Work
4.31
Time Worthy
4.04
Money Worthy
4.04
Friend Test
4.05
Support
4.00
Facilities
4.57
Industry Contacts
3.96

About the University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ) has one main St Lucia campus which is an inner city suburb of Brisbane.

We have UQ reviews across a range of topics, including Business, Science, Law, Humanities, Health and Engineering.

University of Queensland reviews from students often talk about the campus and recommend attending lectures and tutes (and rate the teaching staff highly!). Some students recommend future students balance the theoretical parts of a course with looking at practical work.

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Positives: Variety of subjects you do in conjunction with the ohs subjects

Negatives: A rarity of other people doing it makin it hard to do overseas exchange

My advice to future students is: Make sure you enjoy science

Completing in 2021

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Positives: The course combines a lot of interest areas together and provides a lot of variety to keep students interested. Students get to engage in everything from science to environmental management to law. The course prepares you well for the workforce and is a niche degree, which means its easier to get a job upon graduation because so few people do this course. Its good for anyone interested in a multidisciplinary program.

Negatives: It is a VERY small degree - only about 15 people in total in my 'year level'. This makes it difficult to make friends in your course and also means that there are limited people to study with and collaborate with as in other degrees. Especially in first year it can kind of just feel like a science degree and many of the foundational subjects you have to do have little relevance to your degree. Most of the lecturers are good but you do get the occasional one who is very out of touch with students and seems to lack passion for the subject. Also some of the content can be very boring and focused solely on regulations which is not very riveting.

My advice to future students is: I would recommend future students consider if this is the type of degree that they really want to do. It has a heavy science aspect and can get very repetitive at times. Future students should also be comfortable with working independently as making friends in tough. The good thing about this degree is that you can take it into so many different fields - everything from working for a construction company to working on a film set, the opportunities are endless and this profession is in high demand!

Completing in 2020

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Positives: close cohort so get lots of support

Negatives: its 4 years

My advice to future students is: go to lectures

Completing in 2021

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