Our achievements contribute to UQ’s position in the top 100 of the major world university ranking systems, especially within clinical and pre-clinical health and medicine metrics. As Queensland's oldest and most established university, UQ has forged a world class reputation, based on our achievements and ability to contribute to our community - locally, nationally, and globally.

UQ ranked 32 in the world in the field of Life Sciences and Medicine in the 2023 QS World University Rankings.

UQ ranked 39th in the field of Public Health in the 2023 Global Rankings of Academic Subjects.

Sports-related subjects at UQ ranked 2nd in the world and 1st in Australia in the QS World University Rankings 2023. 

UQ ranked 30th in the world for Nursing in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023.

UQ was ranked 23rd in the world for pharmacy in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

UQ was ranked 30th in the world for psychology in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.