Partnering for change

Global Partnerships enables The University of Queensland to be one of Australia's most globally connected universities. We identify international partnerships, programs and projects that align with UQ's strategic vision. 

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Applications are now open for the UQ Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship. UQ is offering scholarships for students from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds and will provide support to undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students in Semester 2. Applications close 30 June.
Join His Excellency Mr Shingo Yamagami, Ambassador of Japan in Australia, as he examines the strategic drivers of closer bilateral cooperation on 6 July.
Join the information session to learn more about the 2023 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship including eligibility criteria, funding guidelines, key attributes of a Westpac Scholar, and tips on completing your application. Register to attend 19 July.

Our work

Find out how we are living up to our mission to deliver global development leadership for a better world.
We assist international sponsored students to access services across the university and enable global experiences for UQ students.
Research and educational organisations, sponsors, government, and industry engage with us to create change.

Forgan Smith Building UQ is committed to working collaboratively with international partners to increase global connectedness and create positive, lasting change in the communities where we engage. 

The pandemic has become a catalyst to strengthening global cooperation and relevance in the changing environment. Global Partnerships will continue to work closely with international partners to deliver greater industry, student and development outcomes. Our teams across Global Strategy and Partnerships, Intelligence and Engagement, International Development, Operations, and Sponsored Students, work tirelessly to transform UQ's knowledge into meaningful and measurable impact. During this period of uncertainty, we believe that global collaboration and innovation is the key to creating a better future for all. 

A connected university


partners across 60 countries


graduates in 190 countries


years of development experience
A range of online tools, resources and reports are available to support staff with identifying global opportunities and collaborations.

General enquiries

Phone: +61 7 3346 9167 

GP Update

The Global Partnerships Update is an opt-in newsletter for UQ staff

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