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CQUniversity Australia

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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.


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.


Get the flexibility, support and access you need to succeed when you study online with CQUniversity. Chose from over 200 online courses - from TAFE certificates and diplomas to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

With 40 plus years of experience delivering distance education, we’re one of Australia’s leading online study providers. Join our community of over 18 000 online students and benefit from teaching practices, learning platforms and support systems that are designed to make online study easier. Plus, with the biggest campus footprint across the country, when you need access, we’ve got more locations to help you connect.

CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C 


  • 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.


  • Our Careers team supports prospective, current and graduate students with career development and achieving their professional aspirations through career education, guidance and information.
  • We also offer employers the opportunity to recruit our students and graduates by promoting vacancies and connecting through our employer and industry engagement events. 

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (67)
Medicine & Health (67)
Computer Science & IT (8)
Journalism & Media (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)

Housing services

Enjoy affordable, safe accommodation right on campus in Mackay or Rockhampton at our student residences.

Secure the room that suits your needs, whether for a term, a residential school or the full duration of your studies.

Options include:

  • budget
  • newly renovated
  • ensuite
  • shared Bathroom
  • self-catered
  • fully catered.

All accommodation is a short walk from campus facilities for study or coffee and offers the dedicated support of our Residential Life Team.

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.

Campus life

  • With the largest footprint of any university in Australia, we offer you extensive choice when it comes to on-campus study locations and course options. Our approach to on-campus study means you’ll have more flexibility, with integrated digital technology and activities all part of your learning experience.  Plus, you’ll enjoy our friendly and supportive campus community – each with its own unique extra-curricular activities, services and facilities.

Sports facilities

At CQU Gym, community means everything!

  • That is why we are a fully-staffed facility which is open to the public, staff and students. Check out our exceptional facility and services to find the perfect match to your personal training style. Whether you wish to make life-long friends at our group fitness classes, or maximize your training with personal training sessions, becoming a member of our gym community will prove to be the best decision you and your family make towards an active, healthy lifestyle. Comprised of qualified fitness instructors, personal trainers, exercise scientists and nutritionists, our staff are here to help support you on this journey! 

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.

Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

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