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Queensland University of Technology
QUT is located in Brisbane, Australia. Queensland University of Technology was established in 1989 and specializes in Engineering, Science, Business, Heath and Biomedicine, Education, and the Arts. The University has two campuses, one in Kelvin Grove and the other in Gardens Point. Kelvin Grove hosts Health, Creative Industries, and Education while Gardens Point hosts Business, Law, and the Arts including theater. The QUT Art Museum celebrates contemporary and modern Australian Art while the Gardens Theatre features children’s theatre, professional theatre, and student showcases. There is also a Science and Engineering Center which is due for its grand opening in 2012.
Queensland University of Technology is home for 40,000 students, 6,000 of which are international students. Student life is rich with culture and opportunity. Students who wish to study health sciences as well as art can find opportunities to celebrate both fields and learn from their similarities and differences. QUT offers a curriculum that is expansive and thorough with esteemed professors leading the way. Students are encouraged to study fields in which they feel they can contribute the most to the world.
The Business School has received international accreditation and is ranked high in best practices and resources. Queensland University of Technology is also known for their prestigious research institutes including Information Security Institute, the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, the Institute for Sustainable Resources, and The Dementia Collaborative Research Center. These research institutes are world-renowned and continue to improve.
Famous alumni include journalists, actors, singers, politicians, and scientists including Leila McKinnon, Journalist, and Karl Stefanovic, Journalist and Co-host. Actors Brenton Thawaites, Conrad Coleby, Anna McGahan, Gigi Edgley, and Zoe Naylor are alumni from Queensland University of Technology. Singer Darren Hayes and the Honorary Michael Lavarch, former Australian Attorney-General are also alumni of Queensland University of Technology. QUT is proud of their famous alumni who make a difference in their communities and in the world.