Why study at HMNS?

When you choose to study at the UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences you become part of a vibrant and friendly community of dedicated students, highly-awarded teaching staff, and leading researchers.

There are many reasons to choose UQ HMNS for your university degree.

Exciting campus life

Study is only part of life as a UQ university student. The St Lucia campus welcomes students from all over the world providing exciting opportunities to develop new interests and make new friends. You will have access to more than 135 clubs and societies, world-class sporting facilities and exciting cultural activities. Find out more about life at UQ as a domestic student or as an international student.

Sport and fitness facilities

The UQ St Lucia campus boasts extensive world-class sporting facilities, and our School is located right in the heart of the sporting precinct. Find out more about sports facilities at UQ.

International study opportunities

Students have the incredible opportunity to study part of their degree at one of our partner universities while gaining credit towards their UQ degree. Students may also choose to study abroad through the UQ Abroad program.

High quality programs 

Our school offers a comprehensive range of high-quality programs at a range of different levels, including undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees. All programs are designed to meet changing industry demands and provide students a competitive edge. Programs are highly practical enabling students to gain valuable, hands-on experience.

Global reputation

UQ has a longstanding reputation for quality which is reinforced by affiliations with prestigious national and international groups including the Australian Group of Eight (Go8) and Universitas 21.

Cutting-edge laboratories and equipment

Our school boasts state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching and research facilities. Research laboratories contain modern, specialist technical equipment in addition to simulated work environments.

Industry Partnerships

Our School has strong, active partnerships with industry and other institutions. These partnerships provide for the teaching of contemporary knowledge and relevant, highly practical content.

Career prospects

Our graduates are in strong demand both within Australia and overseas. Employers hold our graduates in high regard due to the high-level of knowledge and skills they demonstrate when entering the workforce. More on career prospects...

Student support

Our School aims to make every student's journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Our teachers are dedicated to providing students with an enhanced, student-centred approach during their studies.

Pioneering research

Our students have the opportunity to study with researchers of international renown. Our researchers constantly push traditional boundaries to achieve world-acclaimed breakthroughs in their fields. More on research...

Teaching excellence

Our staff have been recognised for their quality of teaching in a number of categories including the prestigious UQ National Teaching Citation Awards, UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards and Commendation Awards for Teaching.

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