The University of Queensland (UQ) is one highest ranked universities in the world:

QS World University Rankings:
Ranked 51st globally and 5th in Australia in the QS World University Rankings 2016/2017. In addition, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 places 11 UQ subject areas in the world’s top 30, and number one in Australia in two subject areas - Mineral Resources and Mining Engineering (10th globally) and Environmental Science (12th globally).

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU):
The University of Queensland has rocketed up the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities, to rank 55th globally and 2nd in Australia.

ARWU by Broad Subject Fields:
The University of Queensland’s excellence in life sciences has attracted a top 20 global ranking in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Broad Subject Fields.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek