If you live in an on-campus college, you can get internet access in your room. UQ students get free internet through their student accounts, and non-UQ students can pay for access.

All students using UQ internet must obey the Acceptable Use of UQ ICT Resources Policy.

If you’re under 18, you have to get consent from a parent, teacher or other responsible adult to use UQ internet.

Apply for internet access for under 18 students

UQ students

If you’re a UQ student who lives in an on-campus college, you can use your UQ student account to access the internet for free.

Non-UQ students

If you're a non-UQ student who lives in an on-campus college, you can pay to get internet access in your room.

You can only buy internet access in 6-month blocks. The cost is $24 for 6 months, which includes:

This account does not include a UQ email address.

To apply for an account:

  1. Download and complete the College commercial internet access application form (DOC, 123KB).
  2. Submit your completed form and a copy of the offer letter issued by your college. You can either submit an IT request and upload the documents, or bring them in person to the ITS Service Desk counter in the Prentice Centre.
  3. You'll be sent an account activation letter. Follow the instructions to pay for your account.

You will use data when you access the internet using your UQ account, including wifi. UQ websites and most Australian university website won't count against your data allowance.

Extra data

You can buy extra data from Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm at the ITS Service Desk counter in the Prentice Centre.

Go to the Ground Floor of the Prentice Building (42) on St Lucia campus.

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