Postal address for enquiries:
Student Support Centre
Building 5, Bruce Highway
ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4702 Australia
Telephone (National) 13 CQUni (13 27 86); (International) +61 7 4930 9000
Facsimile (07) 4923 2100
Web enquiry form contactus.cqu.edu.au
CQUniversity Australia (CQUni) is widely renowned as one of the most accessible and inclusive universities in Australia offering over 100 different programs with access, undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across 10 campus locations in Central Queensland, including Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Noosa and Rockhampton, and the cities of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. We are committed to helping you be what you want to be.
Because we understand everyone’s circumstances are different, CQUniversity is committed to making study fit with your personal commitments and learning style. We offer the flexibility of studying part-time, full-time, on-campus or by distance education with the option to fast-track your degree by studying during Term 3.
New programs include accident forensics, aviation, chiropractic science, oral health and tourism. New specialisations are also being offered in information technology, science and theatre. There is also a new degree in allied health that provides a career outcome or can lead into professional practice programs such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.
When it comes to graduate outcomes, CQUniversity ranks in the top 20 per cent of Australian institutions for graduate starting salaries. We also rate very highly for graduate employment/enrolment in further study. Our industry ties and workplace integrated learning play a major role in this achievement.
Our Central Queensland campuses are located in Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Noosa and Rockhampton, each offering its own range of specialised programs.
CQUniversity Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney now offer degrees to local (domestic) students in areas including accounting, business, hospitality management, information technology, medical sonography and multimedia studies. These campuses will continue to offer a range of degrees for international students. CQUniversity Melbourne will also offer a Bachelor of Professional Communication. For information about how to apply please contact us on 13 CQUni (132 786).
CQUniversity is one of Australia’s leading providers of distance education. Distance education gives you the flexibility to study a university degree how and when it suits you.
As a distance education student you study the content of your degree through a number of means including the use of online lectures, online discussion forums and electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers, and receiving study materials via the post. You can also visit one of our dedicated Distance Education Study Centres in Adelaide, Cairns, Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.
CQUniversity prides itself on providing you with the flexibility to study your own way and realises the importance of staying connected with you. These Centres give you a place to access support, form study groups and access resources and technology.
As a distance education student you can also visit any of our campuses in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Rockhampton and Sydney to access similar student support facilities and CQUniversity libraries.
Some individual courses in your degree may require you to attend residential schools on campus. These allow you to network with lecturers, students and industry specialists, while getting hands-on, practical work experience in your chosen field of study.
similar setting to that of a real-world situation. Facilities include state-of-the-art technology for fitness and body function testing for exercise and sport science students. Nursing students have access to fully equipped labs that replicate a real-life hospital ward and medical imaging and medical sonography students are taught from new, purpose-built labs in Brisbane, Mackay, Melbourne and Sydney.
The Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) is located at CQUniversity Mackay and comprises a 200-seat proscenium theatre with full height fly-tower and 17 fly lines on a 12m deep stage. Other student and staff facilities available at most campuses include a bookshop, post office and newsagent, computer facilities, refectory and library. CQUniversity provides students with computer, email, internet access and other information technology facilities.
We offer on-campus accommodation options at Emerald, Mackay and Rockhampton, and provide assistance with off-campus options. For more information about CQUniversity accommodation and for copies of application forms, visit www.cqu.edu.au/accommodation.
CQUniversity Emerald accommodation
There are 150 single-study fully furnished bedrooms available at the adjacent Australian Agricultural College that are serviced weekly. A common room is located in each residential block and fitted with a television, kitchenette and dial-in phone. All meals are provided and a full laundry service is offered.
CQUniversity Mackay accommodation
Boasting modern student residential facilities with rooms available in block-style accommodation, you may choose between a number of different types of rooms and meal plan options. All rooms are individually keyed, air-conditioned and cleaned weekly. Internet access is available in each room and laundry facilities are located in each block. Common rooms are furnished with television and DVD, fridge, microwave and stove. Residential advisers live on-site and assist in a supportive learning and living environment.
CQUniversity Rockhampton accommodation
The student residential facilities at Rockhampton provide accommodation and meals for 320 students. Set in park-like surrounds, the college is in easy walking distance to all University facilities including the library and gymnasium. Meals are provided and the facilities are fully maintained and cleaned weekly. Security features include individually keyed rooms, an on-site manager and 24-hour live-in staff. You will enjoy shared common rooms for social activities, shared bathrooms and a private bedroom/study including a desk, chair, built-in wardrobe and phone line.
Student Support Services
CQUniversity’s Student Services provide counselling regarding both academic concerns and personal development. They provide advice on graduate employment, vacation employment, work experience, professional development, student loans and budgeting. Student Services coordinate orientation and the highly beneficial Student Mentor and Leadership program. First year students are assisted by mentors through a peer support program to help them transition into university life. Individual help is available for students who want to improve their written and oral communication skills through CQUniversity’s Communications Learning Centre. Students needing assistance with the mathematics and statistical parts of their course can get help from the Mathematics Learning Centre.
If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your study, CQUniversity provides access to support which will enhance your academic potential.