UQ Lifelong Learner


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Architecture, Planning and Design, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Law, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value 10% reduction in tuition fees per year
Scholarship duration For the duration of the program (up to four years for international students)


This Scheme is available for international or domestic UQ alumni who are commencing a relevant program at The University of Queensland in Semester 2, 2021. The Scheme will reduce your tuition fees by 10% per year for the duration of the program. For international students the maximum duration of the Scheme is up to four years.


Domestic students

A student is eligible for the award of the UQ Lifelong Learner, if the applicant:

  • is a UQ Alumnus;
  • is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Fee Policy;
  • is commencing a Relevant Program at UQ in Semester 2, 2021;
  • does not hold a Commonwealth Supported Place in the Relevant Program;
  • is not receiving another tuition fee reduction in the same study period.


International students

A student is eligible for the award of the UQ Lifelong Learner, if the applicant:

  • is a UQ Alumnus;
  • is an international student;
  • has completed at least two semesters (totalling #16 units) of full-time study at UQ;
  • has applied to undertake study at UQ in a Relevant Program commencing Semester 2, 2021 and has been offered a place,
  • will enrol on a full-time basis,
  • has not received a scholarship or fee rebate from UQ; and
  • has not received a full scholarship/sponsorship from another organisation.

Please read the Scholarship Rules on the How to apply tab for full terms and conditions.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Applying is simple: 

1. All you need to do is apply for the program you want to study. 
2. We'll assess whether you're eligible for the Lifelong Learner Scheme. 
3. If you qualify for the 10% fee reduction, we'll contact you to let you know. 

Your reduced fee will be calculated after you enrol in your courses each semester, as long as you continue to meet the conditions.

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Domestic students: admissions@uq.edu.au

International students: applicationstatus@uq.edu.au


International Students