CQUniversity Reputation

CQUniversity ranks among some of the world’s best universities and holds a QS Stars five-star overall rating. Our belief that higher education should be accessible to everyone has seen us become known as one of Australia’s most accessible and engaged universities with a footprint spanning five states of Australia and including more than 20 locations.

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings rank CQUniversity as one of the top 500 universities globally. With more than 28 000 universities in the world, this places us among the top two per cent for graduate employability. Our commitment to providing high-quality support, facilities and resources leads to excellent student experience results from The Good Universities Guide and ComparED. CQUniversity produces research that has a real-world impact, and our Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results show we produce world-class research in 22 research categories.

We’re proud of our reputation locally and globally for our teaching, research, graduate outcomes, inclusiveness and social innovation. Explore why CQUniversity could be the right choice for you.

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Why Choose CQUni for Study

With a reputation for high-quality student support, decades of distance education experience, and courses designed to meet industry needs, CQUni is proud to be recognised among the best universities in the world. Learn more about why students choose CQUniversity.

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Why Choose CQUni for Research

We are proud to be a leader for how universities engage and collaborate with communities and industry to produce research that offers solutions to challenges in our regions and beyond.

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Why Employ CQUni Graduates

Explore how our industry partnerships and commitment to engagement benefits our students and strengthens our reputation with employers in our communities.

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Why Partner with CQUni

Our partnerships are the key to our success in improving learning and teaching opportunities and collaborating for problem-solving research locally, nationally and globally.

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At CQUniversity, we believe quality education, training and research should be available to everyone, regardless of background, location or circumstance. If you share our ethos, you'll be inspired, challenged and rewarded as a part of our team.

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To anybody considering studying at CQUniversity I would say, hands down, consider it, enrol, start. It is a brilliant university and it will set you up for a great career.

Shaye Byrne

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering)

I chose CQUni because I knew that the uni was supportive of its students, that I would be able to make contact with the lecturers and with the rest of the students easily via the online platforms.

Emma Sutherland

Bachelor of Science (Criminology and Psychology)


CQUniversity has equipped me to achieve my goals – you’re taught by people with 20 to 30 years’ clinical experience who are able to teach you the little bits and bobs that you can’t get out of a textbook.

Daniel O'Connor

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)