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Semester 1 Applications Open January 7th, 2019! If you have questions about enrolling in Summer Semester (2018), please contact BULA Application



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Nine languages are offered through BULA: Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish, with most being offered from beginner to advanced levels.

Important Dates

Important Dates

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Here is a list of upcoming due dates and deadlines for applications and enrolment. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please remember as a student you are required to follow the academic calendar for your home institution AND the institution you are studying your language class at.    For The University of Queensland’s academic Read More...

About BULA

Griffith University (Griffith), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and The University of Queensland (UQ) have formed the Brisbane Universities Languages Alliance (BULA) to give you more opportunities to incorporate language studies into your degree.


Find more information about your preferred language below.


Enhance your studies by learning Chinese – the career opportunities are unlimited.


The use of French extends into all corners of the globe, and it is one of the major diplomatic languages of the world.


A knowledge of German is an asset in numerous fields, and it will enhance your competitiveness in the job market.


In addition to learning about Indonesia’s culture and way of life, Indonesian language skills can open doors to a wide array of future career options.


Studying Italian will give you knowledge of a culture that has strongly influenced the art, music, architecture and literature of Europe and Australia.


Making Japanese part of your degree means that you will have an advantage in your chosen career.


Korean language skills will give you a competitive edge in the job market as well as access to the culture of this fascinating country.


Study one of the world’s international languages, and learn more about Russia’s rich culture.


The ability to communicate in Spanish is one of the most practical and transportable skills in today’s world.