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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

About us

We bring together world-renowned researchers, award-winning teachers, innovative industry experts and the brightest students to help deliver practical solutions to global problems. Find out more about us, and see how our multidisciplinary teams tackle the big issues, including climate change, urbanisation, population growth, conservation, sustainability, and the management of energy and natural resources.

Global leaders

Nature Index Top 35We consistently rank as a top performer in several of the world’s most respected league tables – we’re currently #17 in the world for Environmental Studies and #10 in the world for Geography. We're also in the world's top 35 for Earth and Environmental Sciences in the latest Nature Index Tables.

Read about our research expertise and impact

Student opportunities

We help students enrich their studies and UQ experience with a range of special study programs, out-of-classroom activities and real-world experiences.