Welcome to your new Home in Brisbane

Kev Carmody House and 48 Walcott St are conveniently located within the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland.

Tradition Meets Innovation

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes.

Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees.

The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it one of Queensland’s most sought-after places to live and study.

UQ St Lucia.
A City Within A City

Considered one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, our main campus is a vibrant mix of old sandstone buildings, modern architecture, parklands and lakes. Everything you need to study, live and relax.

Students outside the Biological Sciences Library

Public Transport Options At Uq St Lucia


St Lucia By Car

The main road into St Lucia campus is Sir Fred Schonell Drive, a busy four-lane road parallel to the Brisbane River. From Brisbane’s CBD, the most direct route to Sir Fred Schonell Drive is by Coronation Drive. From the western suburbs, Sir Fred Schonell Drive is accessible via Moggill Road.

As there is high demand for parking on St Lucia campus, especially during the semester, we strongly encourage using public transport where possible.


St Lucia By Bus

St Lucia campus is conveniently serviced by more than 10 direct bus routes from the Brisbane CBD and outer suburbs.

Some routes travel via rapid-transit busways, which offer congestion-free services to and from campus. There are also frequent services from Indooroopilly Shopping Centre and Toowong.

St Lucia campus has two bus stations, located at Chancellor’s Place and the Lakes.

Ferry / CityCat

St Lucia By Ferry

CityCats are a scenic way to travel to St Lucia campus from riverside suburbs.

The campus CityCat terminal is on Sir William Macgregor Drive, near the UQ Lakes bus station and the Eleanor Schonell Bridge.

Brisbane City Council has a map of all CityCat stops.