Be World-class

CQUniversity is recognised within Australia and the world for our research, teaching outcomes and social innovation.

With over 20 campuses across Australia, CQUniversity’s footprint is one of the largest and fastest-growing in the country. Our award-winning academic staff and high quality research are making an impact on the communities we serve and those around the globe.

You’ll be part of an organisation ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide and one of the Asia-Pacific region's top 100 universities.

We have an outstanding reputation as an education provider awarded five-star ratings by The Good Universities Guide 2019 ( for our ratio of first-generation students, full-time employment, overall experience, social equity, starting salary and teaching quality, placing us in the top 20 per cent of universities in Australia in these categories.

CQUniversity is a world-class research institution having achieved the highest rating 'well above world standard' in Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, Nursing, Other Medical and Health Services, Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, and Psychology and Cognitive Sciences. We support the development of new ideas and collaborate with industry and other areas of the university to undertake research that can have a strong impact on the communities in which we work and live. Explore our research projects.

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