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The University of Queensland (commonly referred to as UQ) is an Australian public research university primarily located in Brisbane. Founded in 1909, UQ is the oldest, most selective and comprehensive university in the Australian state of Queensland.The main campus is located in the suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane City Central Business District, with other major UQ campuses in Gatton, Herston and Ochsner Medical Center's clinical school at New Orleans, United States of America. The University of Queensland is a member of the Australia's research-intensive Group of Eight, the global network of research universities Universitas 21 and a founding charter member of Edx, an online higher education consortium led by Harvard and MIT.

The medical school at University of Queensland (UQ) is currently offering MD degrees (previously MBBS). This is a 4-year graduate program. Admissions test to enter this program at University of Queensland (UQ) is Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

Herston is UQ‘s core campus for clinical health teaching and research. UQ Herston is home to the School of Medicine, the School of Population Health, the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences office, the UQ Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) and the research activities of the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The campus is located alongside the Royal Brisbane Children’s Hospital and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and is approximately two kilometres from the CBD. Its proximity to a major hospital benefits students and staff and demonstrates UQ’s commitment to working within a clinical academic environment to deliver innovative and contemporary research and education programs. Many UQ researchers work in specialised nodes located within the hospital complex, including at the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR).
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