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The UQ SoM 2014 Residency Match

96% Residency Match Rate for The UQ Ochsner 2013 Graduating Class.

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UQ Awarded $52m In Health and Medical Research Funding

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at UQ under the latest round of NHMRC grant allocations for projects, fellowships and centres across Australia.

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QBI To Establish World’s Largest International Research Centre For Dementia

The world’s leading researchers will work together to tackle dementia after The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

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Student Research Expo 2014

MBBS Program Research Coordinator Associate Professor Di Eley said the Expo is meant to give medical students the opportunity to mingle and meet with researchers from a wide variety of research areas across UQ.

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Scientists Do Queensland Proud In Global Fight Against Cancer

University of Queensland scientists have succeeded in identifying the major underlying mutations in pancreatic and ovarian cancers, two of Australia’s most ruthless cancers.

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UQ Announces New Doctor of Medicine Program

The University of Queensland will introduce a new Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in 2015, enhancing global opportunities for its postgraduate medical students.

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International Student Survey Ranks UQ Campus Number One Globally

The University of Queensland’s “campus environment” and buildings took the top spot when more than 16,000 students in four countries were surveyed on the qualities of 123 English language colleges globally.

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Height Protein Could Be Cancer and Diabetes Treatment Target

University of Queensland scientists have discovered that a protein that regulates how tall people grow could be used in treating diseases including cancer and diabetes.

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UQ Climbs Higher In Times Rankings

The University of Queensland has yet again improved in a major world university ranking, to be 63rd in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2013-14, released today.

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National Funding Backs Two Ground-breaking UQ Health Research Projects

New methods of preventing intestinal worms and better ways of supporting children with cerebral palsy are potential outcomes from University of Queensland research that has drawn more than $1.5 million in joint government and community funding this week.

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UQ Ochsner Interviews For
February 2016 Entry

UQ InterviewsEligible applicants to UQ Ochsner are now required to have a faculty interview for entry in February 2016. Learn more.



The School & The Program

AboutThe University of Queensland School of Medicine is partnering with Ochsner Health System in its graduate entry Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. Learn more.


International Student Guide

AboutInformation to assist you, from planning your arrival in Brisbane through to completing your studies and returning home, including Studying at UQ, Living in Queensland and Visas. Learn more.


Collaborative Academic Culture

AboutAustralia and the United States have an historic and enduring alliance of common values and aspirations, born of correspondent origins. Learn more.


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Academic Rankings

UQ School of Medicine received higher recent ratings than 85% of all U.S. medical schools.

The Times of London
QS World University Rankings


Student Life

Ochsner Medical School Association Newsletter
OMSA Newsletter Archive
Student Life in Brisbane
Student Life in New Orleans
UQ Medical Society

School Publications

SCOPE: Newsletter of the Ochsner Clinical School
UQ SoM Brochure
UQ SoM Student Prospectus
UQ SoM Ochsner Clinical School Viewbook
UQ SoM Alumni Magazine
Translational Research Institute Brochure



Study Brisbane
Academic Calendar
Time Zone Clocks
American Australian Association
The Many Faces of Translational Research Institute



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