Did you know that 75% of UniSQ’s students are over 25 years of age? Whether you’re upskilling to progress your career, pursuing a career change, studying for the first time since high-school, or didn’t complete your high-school certificate, UniSQ can support you.
Join our community of diverse students
Benefit from small class sizes with one-on-one access to your lecturers. Benefit from our learning platform, StudyDesk, connecting you with your lecturers or other mature-aged students. Participate in forums to help break down assignment questions or start a conversation about a topic you’re interested in.
Our pathways program makes it easy to gain entry to your chosen degree, even if your formal qualifications don’t meet the requirements for a particular course. Our team will work with you to identify your existing skills and prior learning and support you as you start a new chapter in your life.
As a mature age student-friendly institution, we offer a range of delivery options so you can tailor your learning to your existing life. Our flexible range of study choices caters to parents, carers, workers and anyone who can’t attend the campus in person, allowing you to learn your way.
At UniSQ, we recognise that the term ‘mature age student’ actually covers a wide, diverse range of people. No matter your education history, your age or your aspirations, at the University of Southern Queensland you’ll find a welcoming community of educators and fellow students who are out to make a difference.
As a mature student, university offers a whole new experience. No matter how you choose to structure your study, UniSQ provides a holistic experience and inclusive atmosphere to encourage you on your journey.
Fit study into your life
Complete your degree from wherever you are. As the online education experts, UniSQ provides flexible study options allowing you to work full- or part-time while studying. Choose to study one subject at a time, study over summer semester or study some subjects online and some on-campus. Whichever way you decide to study - online, on-campus, full- or part-time, you’ll experience the same support as everyone else.
Spend time learning study skills to get you started with study.
Learn with fellow students
Join the free Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) led by a current student who has previously excelled in the course.
Receive help from librarians and access the Library’s free services. Librarians can help source books relevant to your assignments or get you thinking about the kind of questions you need to ask your lecturer.
Choose from our degrees
Destination Australia Scholarship (Domestic)
Mature aged student entry to university is possible even if you don’t meet the entry requirements of a certain degree.
Fast-track your degree
Depending on your previous work experience or study, you might be eligible for credit for some subjects. When you are applying for a degree, speak to UniSQ’s support team and find out if you can apply for recognition of prior learning.