University of Southern Queensland (USQ) which was established in 1967 is based in Toowoomba, Queensland. The University is one of Australia’s leading providers of education both on campus and through its distance education option. With more than 75 per cent of students studying via distance learning or online mode, USQ is at the cutting edge of flexible delivery of resources and technology.

According to Australia’s Department of Education, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education Higher Education Statistics, USQ was the leading provider of distance education from 2007-2011. The university is ranked by MyUniversity as the top university in Queensland for graduates in full-time work in 2013, and the Good Universities Guide (2015) awarded USQ the top national rating of 5 stars for graduates getting a full-time job.