UQ and India

Addressing global challenges

UQ's valued relationship with India has been strengthened by decades of academic and industry partnerships, student mobility, and commercialisation opportunities. We collaborate with a range of Indian organisations – including a joint PhD program with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – to ensure our research and innovation delivers change to people throughout India, Australia and beyond.

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India students


Indian students enrolled at UQ

India co-publications


India-UQ co-publications

India academic staff


academic staff born in India

India project collabs


research project collaborations

India alumni


alumni in India

India agreements


agreements with 30 official partners

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Collaboration in action


Indian students at UQ

Indian students are among the top 3 largest international cohorts at UQ, with PhD studies, the Post Graduate BusinessBachelor of Engineering, among the most popular program choices.

The UQ Indian Student Club (UQISC) also supports Indian students and provides a platform to celebrate Indian culture with festivals, DJ and movie nights, Chai nights, games and social sports, educational workshops and Meet and Greets.

Video: Indian students studying at UQ



UQ has 1,872 alumni living in India. Alumni in India or with strong links to India include:

Described as ‘the Father of Indian Mineral Processing’; International Alumnus of the Year 2016 (Doctor of Philosophy in Mineral Engineering 1966)
Lyricist, film dialogue writer, and computer engineer (Doctor of Philosophy – Computer Science 2008)