Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university committed to providing high quality education across a national and international network of campuses. We aim to make a real difference in the life of every student as well as the communities we help build.
Why choose Federation University Australia?
#1 in Australia for First-Generation Students*
Granted 5 stars for Student To Teacher Ratios (20:1)*
Top 5 in Queensland for Social Equality*
Top 5 in Queensland for Skill Development for Undergraduate Students*
Federation University has been a provider of higher education for 150 years and offers several hundred programs across many fields of study and hosts several world-class research centers. As a modern, progressive university offering different levels of study, we have the perfect learning environment to make you feel right at home.
Federation understand that you need real-world experience along with your degree to achieve your goals. Federation University integrates real-world industry experiences into its programs, connecting students to leading Australian businesses. We partner with a range of organisations, such as River City Labs (RCL), to ensure you have access to real-life business challenges as part of your study program. As part of the RCL partnership, you are involved in troubleshooting real-world technical problems for startup businesses. This experiential learning component connects you with industry, supporting you to develop job-ready skills such as digital literacy, effective communication, project management, and more.
We recognise that coming to university is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. That’s why we ensure we have the best support services in place. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive university with a focus on sustainability. Our priority is to support you from the moment you arrive through to graduation and beyond.
Some of our support programs include:
Dedicated Learning Experience Officers
FedReady to help prepare students for university
Student Mentors who will help welcome you to the campus in your first weeks of starting
Peer-Assisted Study Sessions: Study sessions with students who have achieved high marks in subjects
Aboriginal Education Centre
Located in the heart of Brisbane City our award-winning campus showcases tech hubs, transformational learning spaces and student lounges. Brisbane City Campus offers students a Premium Experience while studying, with dedicated Learning Experience Officers, Student Support Staff and dedicated Academics, our team is here to help you graduate. The Brisbane City campus is also located within walking distance of Central Station, public transport hubs, student accommodation, shopping and entertainment precincts. Our other campuses are located in Ballarat (Mt Helen), Gippsland and Berwick. We also offer programs online.
*Good Universities Guide 2023 | CRICOS Provider No. 00103D | RTO Code 4909 | TEQSA PRV12151 (Australian University)
At Federation University we believe in creating high-quality, skilled graduates, so whatever your background or experience may be, we encourage you to apply. Students may wish to apply using:
- higher education background, if they have studied previously
- work and life experience
- recent secondary school education
- ATAR, or
- previous study at a certificate III level or higher.
For more information on applying, including our new Early Offer Program, we recommend contacting QTAC or our Future Students team.
Federation University’s Brisbane campus welcomes new students throughout the year in March, July and November. Each degree is carefully curated with links to industry and multiple hands-on learning experiences that give our students a competitive edge when searching for employment. Our flagship programs for 2023 include:
Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking & Security)
Develop strong communication, academic and problem-solving skills – critical attributes for success in the IT sector. Alongside our flagship programs, we also offer a variety of short courses designed for online study which allow students the ability to upskill, anytime, anywhere.
Our scholarships and grants support people from all walks of life – helping build the communities we’re proud to be part of. Thanks to generous government and donor funding, coupled with our strong industry ties, chances are you’ll find an opportunity that’s right for you.
Student and campus services
Life at university is exciting, but it involves change with a challenge or two along the way. To help meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have a range of student focused programs, social activities and services that will help achieve the right work/life balance during your time with us.
Federation University Australia, Level 5, 333 Ann Street, Brisbane City, 4000 QLD, Australia