CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. It has quickly become Australia's largest regional university. Already renowned as one of the nation's most inclusive universities, CQUniversity is now also a more comprehensive university following the merger with CQ TAFE in 2014. They have opened the doors wider, making university more accessible and applicable to more people.

Students can choose from more than 300 TAFE and university courses on offer across dozens of disciplines, including Apprenticeships, Trades and Training, Business, Accounting and Law, Creative, Performing and Visual Arts, Education and Humanities, Engineering and Built Environment, Engineering Trades, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services, Science and Environment, Service Industries, Transport and Safety Sciences and Work and English, Study and Work Preparation.

Students can study on-campus at one of the many locations around Australia, or by distance education and benefit from ongoing support and access to dedicated Distance Education Study Centres and hubs located across Australia.

Courses are designed alongside industry and delivered by award-winning and highly experienced teaching professionals using a practical approach, ensuring students graduate with up-to-date, real-world skills.

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Entry requirements for CQUniversity

Applicants who have completed Year 12 at an Australian secondary school (or equivalent) are eligible for admission under CQUniversity's standard admission requirements. The Student Education Profile (or equivalent) is used as the general basis for selection. Entry to courses is subject to quota availability.

Applications are welcomed and encouraged from non-school leavers, whose entrance qualifications do not correspond with those prescribed above, but who can present evidence of alternative qualifications, experience, maturity and motivation. Mature-age applicants are generally advised to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) conducted by the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC); Universities Admissions Centre (UAC); Victoria Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC); and South Australia Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

Transfering your previous study credits

Applicants who have previously or partially completed studies towards a recognised tertiary qualification may apply for credit towards a recognised CQUniversity award course. Credit will only be granted for a maximum of 50% of the course. When applying for credit, it is the responsibility of the student to submit certified copies of documentation verifying results, as well as other information relating to the studies previously undertaken, such as a unit/subject synopsis and assessment requirements.

External study oppurtunities

A significant number of programs are available through distance education, with students enjoying innovative teaching and resources, as well as access to a wide range of personal and academic support services.
CQUniversity Adelaide 44 Greenhill Road WAYVILLE SA 5034
CQUniversity Biloela 64 Valentine Plains Road BILOELA QLD 4715
CQUniversity Brisbane 160 Ann Street BRISBANE QLD 4000
CQUniversity Bundaberg University Drive BUNDABERG QLD 4670
CQUniversity Cairns Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets CAIRNS QLD 4870
CQUniversity Emerald Capricorn Highway EMERALD QLD 4720
CQUniversity Gladstone City Derby Street GLADSTONE QLD 4680
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina Bryan Jordan Drive GLADSTONE QLD 4680
CQUniversity Mackay City Sydney Street MACKAY QLD 4740
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea Boundary Road MACKAY QLD 4740
CQUniversity Melbourne 120 Spencer Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
CQUniversity Noosa 90 Goodchap Street NOOSAVILLE QLD 4566
CQUniversity Perth 10 William Street PERTH WA 6000
CQUniversity Rockhampton City Canning Street ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4700
CQUniversity Rockhampton North Bruce Highway NORTH ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4701
CQUniversity Sydney 400 Kent Street SYDNEY NSW 2000
CQUniversity Townsville Level 1, 538 Flinders Street TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810
Distance Education Bruce Highway NORTH ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4701

2017 CQUniversity Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from CQUniversity for 2017.
Please select one of the drop down options to see the available scholarships.

Description The scholarship aims to increase enrolments from people who identify themselves as female, having a disability, low socio economic status, rural and remote and other minority groups that are not well represented in tertiary education; and to help promote knowledge, education links and develop the skills of local people so they can contribute to development in their home communities.
Eligibility Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolled at one of CQUniversity's Central Queensland campuses by census date of Term 1; be enrolled in an academic program that will contribute towards alleviating the skills shortages in the specified region (non-mining related) in Term 1; and provide evidence that they or their parents reside permanently in one of the following specified postcode areas: 4680, 4717, 4720, 4723, 4737, 4740, 4744, 4745. Applications are encouraged from students who identify as having a disability, are disadvantaged or come from a low socio economic background, or who are rural and remote.
Annual amount $5,000
Application closing date
Support types Equity Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 4 years
Field of study
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • Built Environment
  • Business & Management
  • Communications
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Dental Studies
  • Economics
  • Education & Training
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food & Hospitality
  • General Education & Employment Skills
  • Health Services & Support
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Language & Literature
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Personal Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sport, Leisure & Recreation
  • Surveying
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Studies & Animal Care
  • Welfare & Community Services
  • ELICOS course

2018 Central Queensland University Ratings and Rankings

These ratings for Central Queensland University were published in The Good Universities Guide 2018. Data is sourced from graduates four months post-graduation and other public sources.

Top 20% in AUS

Outside top 20% in AUS

Hover over our tooltip to see the Highest and Lowest percentage score universities in Australia have achieved for your rating type.

Rating Types University Ratings Field of Study Ratings
Social Equity 37.00%
Staff Qualification 76.00%
Student Demand no data available
Student Retention Less than 1%
Student:Teacher Ratio 23:1
Learner Engagement 62.40%
Learning Resources 82.90%
Overall Experience 78.40%
Skills Development 80.40%
Student Support 73.00%
Teaching Quality 80.30%
Full-Time Employment 80.60%
Starting Salary $60,000

CQUniversity 2017 Open Day Dates

See below a list of open days that are being hosted by CQUniversity.

Please use the contact form on this page to receive further information about the day you're interested in.

44 Greenhill Road
5034 SA


Information session

2017-08-31 00:00:00 2017-08-31 00:00:00 Australia/Melbourne CQUniversity open day Reminder for CQUniversity open day. For more information visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au 44 Greenhill Road WAYVILLE 5034 SA contact@gooduniversitiesguide.com.au

90 Goodchap Street
4566 QLD


Information session

2017-09-05 00:00:00 2017-09-05 00:00:00 Australia/Melbourne CQUniversity open day Reminder for CQUniversity open day. For more information visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au 90 Goodchap Street NOOSAVILLE 4566 QLD contact@gooduniversitiesguide.com.au

400 Kent Street
2000 NSW


Information session

2017-09-06 00:00:00 2017-09-06 00:00:00 Australia/Melbourne CQUniversity open day Reminder for CQUniversity open day. For more information visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au 400 Kent Street SYDNEY 2000 NSW contact@gooduniversitiesguide.com.au

120 Spencer Street
3000 VIC


Information session

2017-09-07 00:00:00 2017-09-07 00:00:00 Australia/Melbourne CQUniversity open day Reminder for CQUniversity open day. For more information visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au 120 Spencer Street MELBOURNE 3000 VIC contact@gooduniversitiesguide.com.au
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