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Central Queensland University

Check whether Central Queensland University is right for you as an international student.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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Study abroad at Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University (CQUniversity) has grown from a small institution focused on education and industry in Queensland Australia, to a multi-campus, multi-city university. This means that as a student there is the opportunity to find a study environment of your choice or transfer credits across campuses to experience a different part of Australia.

CQUniversity offers more than 300 education and training programs, from short courses and certificates, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. There are more than 30,000 students enrolled from more than 70 countries.

On-campus accommodation is available at CQUniversity Mackay Oorlea and CQUniversity Rockhampton North campuses. Off-campus accommodation is also available to rent privately close to campus. All campuses have a range of student activities and societies so you can get the most out of your time in Australia and meet like-minded people.

Why study at Central Queensland University?

  • Mentor program

    Get first hand advice on the University and surrounding area

  • Best under 50

    Ranked as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age

  • Country-wide

    Campus presence in every mainland state of Australia

Life as an international student

A student mentor program assists new students in undergraduate and postgraduate courses to quickly feel at home at CQUniversity. The International Student Support Team are another resource available to international students, and are there to provide support, advice and information on a range of matters that may impact on your studies; if you have any questions or concerns and you are not sure who you should speak with, you can talk to an adviser.

CQUniversity is a member of UniSport Australia which is the top governing body of university sport in Australia. UniSport has 43 universities in Australia signed up, giving students the opportunity to compete or play recreationally.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

CQUniversity are committed to making courses accessible to everyone. That's why on top of offering multiple pathways for those at different stages of life professionally and personally, they also offer a generous variety of scholarships to international students and highly competitive fees.

Undergraduate tuition from AUD$20,000 / year Graduate tuition from AUD$21,000 / year Diplomas from AUD$23,000 / year

Scholarships are awarded to recognize strong academic performance and innovation as well as enable better access so that students can reach their full potential and build on their education aspirations. This aspect of financial support is a key feature in the University's provision of services to international students.

International Student Scholarship

The scholarship is available to all new international students wishing to study an undergraduate or postgraduate program at any campus at CQUniversity. If your application for the scholarship is successful, you will receive a 20 percent reduction of your tuition fees. Check if you meet the selection criteria.

International Student Scholarship – Regional

This scholarship is open to all new international students wishing to study an undergraduate or postgraduate course at one of CQUniversity’s regional campuses. Successful applicants will receive a 20 percent tuition fee reduction. Check if you meet the eligibility criteria.


Central Queensland University

554/700 Yaamba RoadNorman Gardens 4701 Australia

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Visa requirements for Central Queensland University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Australia student visa requirements