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UQ Foundation Year program (UQFY) students come from approximately 40 countries all around the world including:
Hong Kong, Singapore, Fiji, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, USA, Africa and many more.
Your teacher will carefully monitor your academic progress during your time at UQFY. If you require extra support, your teacher may develop an Individual Study Plan (ISP) which is designed to guide you through part of your studies. It works like an agreement between you and your teacher to help you maintain study focus and address any current academic issues.
Yes, but all students are expected to have studied some Mathematics.
International Education Services, commonly known as IES, is the company that delivers the UQ Foundation Year program.
It has a long-term exclusive contract to deliver a foundation program to prepare students for entry into undergraduate programs at The University of Queensland.
You can make contact with IES.
The Enrolments Manager
International Education Services Ltd
PO Box 989 Spring Hill 4004
Telephone: 61 7 3832 7699
Fax: 61 7 3832 9850
You can learn more about the fees structure by viewing the Fees section under the Program Information area on this website.
Although there are no formal arrangements with other Universities, our students have been readily accepted into other Australian Universities without problems.
Are students under 18 accepted into the program?
Students aged 16 and a half years and over at the commencement of the program can be accepted into the UQFY program.
Students aged 16 to 16 and a half years will be considered on a case by case basis.
What services does IES provide for student under the age of 18?
For students under the age of 18, IES provides a guardianship service.
Also IES must approve of the students living arrangements.
See the Accommodation section.
Does IES charge a fee for guardianship services?
The guardianship service is provided free of charge whilst the student is enrolled in a UQFY program at IES.
What services does IES provide for prospective Music (piano) students?
Onsite piano tutoring is provided for prospective Music (piano) students by IES’ resident piano tutor. It is compulsory for prospective Music (piano) students to attend a minimum of six (6) sessions. Payment must be made in full through IES Accounts at the beginning of the semester. Click here for more information on IES’ piano tutor.
Detailed information can be found in the Student Handbook