The University of Southern Queensland (USQ), which was established in 1967 is based in Toowoomba, Queensland. The University is one of Australia’s leading providers of education both on campus and through its distance education option. With more than 75 per cent of students studying via distance learning or online mode, USQ is at the cutting edge of flexible delivery of resources and technology.
USQ is a fully accredited Australian Government University, with students coming from across Australia and all around the world. According to Australia’s Department of Education, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education Higher Education Statistics, USQ was the leading provider of distance education from 2007-2011.
USQ was also ranked to be the first in Australia for ‘Learning Overall’ in the International Student Barometer 2011, a global survey designed to gather information about international students’ experiences with 130 universities worldwide and 30 Australian universities participating.