UQ can provide transport from Brisbane domestic or international airport for new international students.


The airport pickup service is available for students arriving in Australia for the first time. To be eligible for this service you must be:

  • a full degree international student
  • an exchange/study abroad student, or
  • a UQ-ICTE package-offer student (if you have been offered a UQ package combining a UQ degree program and an English language course).

You can only use this service once. If you are a commencing Higher Degree by Research student, please email your Confirmation of Enrolment and date of birth to accommodation@uq.edu.au. This will allow us to set up the online booking system for you.

What information do I need to provide?

Provide the following information to arrange your airport pickup:

  • date of flight, flight time and flight number
  • complete drop-off address, including unit and street numbers
  • number of people accompanying you
  • luggage and other relevant details.

A minimum of 3 business days is needed to process a booking. Australian business days are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Airport pickup is not available on 25 December.

Drop-off address

Students are taken free of charge to any address within 25km of Brisbane CBD or within 15km of Gatton campus.

Make a booking

Request an airport pickup

If you experience difficulties making your airport pick-up booking, please email your Confirmation of Enrolment and date of birth to accommodation@uq.edu.au

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