CQUniversity Australia

CQUniversity Australia

CQUniversity Australia has been on a phenomenal trajectory in recent years and its remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses, infrastructure and reputation has seen it emerge as one of Australia’s truly great universities.

Top reasons to study here

  • CQUniversity is now a renowned research institution in several key disciplines
  • CQUniversity is proud to be recognised as Australia’s most inclusive university
  • CQUniversity places a strong emphasis on social innovation and global outreach

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (5)
Education & Training (5)
Engineering & Technology (5)
Social Sciences (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)

About

History

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967, as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was granted full University status in 1992 and was named the University of Central Queensland.

Education

CQUniversity now delivers more than 300 education and training offerings, from short courses and certificates, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Study areas include apprenticeships, trades and training, business, accounting and law, creative, performing and visual arts, education and humanities, engineering and built environment, health, information technology and digital media, psychology, social work and community services, science and environment, and work and study preparation.

CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C

Research

  • Supported by an established Research department, CQUniversity offers an all inclusive platform which supports a range of disciplines and interest areas for researchers passionate about the a topic they looking to explore further with a research project.

Career

  • CQUni Careers supports prospective, current and graduate CQUniversity students in achieving their career development and professional aspirations through career education, guidance and information.  We are about building employability and job search skills as students prepare to be work ready in their chosen career.
  • CQUni Careers also offers employers the opportunity to recruit CQUniversity students and graduates by promoting vacancies and connecting them through our Career Hub and annual Careers Fair.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
601 -10
2021
591 10
2020
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
801
2021
801 -200
2020
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
1101 -165
2020
936
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

From budget to brand new, ensuited to shared bathroom, self-catered to fully-catered options (catering only available in Rockhampton) there are many options to suit different needs. Stay for the duration of your studies, for a term or for residential schools. Have a look or talk to us and see for yourself why Life is Better on Campus.

Library services

Discover the full range of the University's library services or search for book, journal articles or more online.

Medical services

CQUniversity’s Health Clinics deliver a range of health services to staff and students, as well as the general public. With state-of-the art health facilities, CQUniversity’s Health Clinics provide practical learning environments for students under clinical supervision by registered health professionals.

Student Life

Campus life

  • CQUniversity has campuses located in metropolitan cities ranked among the best for students and regional centres that are gateways to some of the world’s most spectacular landmarks with excellent accessibility and direct international airport links.

  • Choose a campus that best suits you or mix campuses to see more of Australia. Your experience studying in Australia will be different depending on which of our 14 campuses you choose to study, but you will receive the same support services and graduate with the same internationally recognised qualification. 

Sports facilities

  • Stay healthy and happy – get involved in Sports and Fitness! Our students can join in sporting events and competitions, both fun and competitive at the national level.
  • We also offer sports and fitness facilities in Bundaberg, Mackay and Rockhampton, as well as a partnership with World Gym for students in other regions.

  • QUniversity is a proud member of UniSport Australia which is the peak governing body of university sport in Australia. UniSport hosts 43 member universities, who collectively represent more than one million students nationwide.

Student clubs

  • Student clubs and societies are a vital part of university life. Whether you want to keep fit, get to know like-minded people, expand your social networks or join a study group, there’s a group waiting for your membership at CQUni.

Student Reviews

Financial assistance
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I haven't started studying at this university but CQU is one of best institute in Australia to study in.As for I know I'll enjoy myself studying over here.

My Hands on Jewelry Training
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I loved the hand on practical of the tuition of jewellery design and production. I liked the small group to be able to see the demonstrations. The teacher is excellent at sharing her skills

Be what I want to be
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had a wonderful time at CQuniversity and gained invaluable knowledge.

Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

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