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CQUniversity Mackay

CQUniversity's presence in Mackay has grown considerably since the first intake of students in 1987 and establishment of the CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea campus in 1992.

CQUniversity has recently become a more comprehensive university, after merging with CQ TAFE on 1 July 2014. As a result, CQUniversity now offers over 300 courses and programs from certificates to masters that provide a wider choice of study options.

Today, CQUniversity Mackay boasts a City campus and an Ooralea campus, including a $46 million Trades Training Centre. Many helpful facilities are available including: lecture theatres and performance theatres, trades training workshops, computer and nursing laboratories, a training restaurant, hairdressing and beauty salons, recording studios, student accommodation, video-conference rooms, a bookshop, a refectory, a library, and much more.

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE)

Conveniently located on Sydney Street in the heart of the Mackay CBD, CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE) campus offers a wide range of study options from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate programs.

Facilities available on the campus include construction and engineering workshops, 24 hour computer laboratories, training restaurants, a hair dressing salon, a beauty salon, a canteen, a library, and a student common room.

If you have an interest in education, engineering, hairdressing or hospitality, CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE), is an ideal place to study and advance your career.

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE) Facilities

  • Construction workshops
  • Engineering workshops
  • 24 hours computer laboratories
  • Training restaurant
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Beauty salon
  • Canteen
  • Student common room including fridge and microwave
  • Library.

CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea

The CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea campus was initially established in 1992.

Since merging with CQ TAFE on 1 July 2014, CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea, has grown significantly in size and now includes a purpose built $46 million Trades Training Centre.

The CQUniversity's Mackay Ooralea Campus serves as a base for hundreds of students and staff within the Mackay community. It boasts a wide range of facilities, including lecture theatres and performance theatres, trade training workshops, computer and nursing laboratories, video-conference rooms, recording studios, student accommodation, a bookshop, a refectory, a library, and much more.

CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea Facilities

  • State of the art lecture theatres featuring the latest presentation and audio-visual equipment
  • Dedicated teaching and project rooms for education and engineering students
  • Trades Training Centre including purpose built workshops
  • High-tech multimedia labs
  • 24 hour computer laboratory access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Purpose built 200-seat proscenium theatre with full height fly-tower and 17 fly lines on a 12 metre deep stage including professionally equipped lighting and sound
  • Music teaching studios and practice rooms
  • Recording Studio
  • Outdoor gym
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing facilities
  • Bookshop
  • State of the art library facilities with access to an extensive array of online databases and special use drama and music theatre collections so students are able to source the latest information in their chosen fields
  • Student support services
  • A food outlet on campus provides a variety of food and drinks; drink and food items can also be obtained from vending machines
  • Table Tennis Table/Pool Table
  • On site accommodation at Mackay Residential College.

Contact Us

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE)

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 7:45 am – 4:30 pm (Wednesday 7:45 am – 4:00 pm)

Contact Details:
Sydney Street
Mackay QLD 4740
Student Enquiries Ph: 13 27 86
Postal Address: PO Box 135, Mackay Mail Centre, QLD 4741

CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:45 am – 4:45 pm

Contact Details:
Boundary Road
Mackay QLD 4740
Student Enquiries Ph: 13 27 86
From Overseas Ph: +61 7 4930 9000
Campus Enquiries Ph: +61 7 4940 7577
Fax: +61 7 4940 7407
Postal Address: PO Box 5606, Mackay Mail Centre, QLD 4741

CQUniversity Mackay, Ooralea Trades Training Centre

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8 am – 5 pm
Friday: 8 am – 3 pm (staff are on site until 4 pm)

Contact Details:
171 Boundary Road  
Ooralea QLD  4740
Student Enquiries Ph: 13 2786
Campus Enquiries Ph: +61 7 4940 3235
Postal Address: PO Box 135, Mackay Mail Centre, QLD 4741

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