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Brisbane

Brisbane

CQUniversity Brisbane, located in the heart of the central business district, is a great place to study. The campus, refurbished in 2011, comprises seven floors of modern facilities and will offer you a fresh learning environment from which to pursue your academic interests.

The campus is student focussed, with areas dedicated to student relaxation, providing a great space for you to relax and mingle with friends over lunch or catch-ups between classes.

Conveniently located just a short walk from Central train station, the campus is easily accessible.  CQUniversity Brisbane is also within easy walking distance of the Brisbane Arcade, Queen Street Mall, picturesque Botanic Gardens, the State Library of Queensland, Queensland Performing Arts complex and Southbank Parklands.

Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is one of Australia's fastest developing and progressive cities. Centred on the Brisbane river, the city is compact and easy to get around. Brisbane is cosmopolitan, complete with world class galleries, a booming live music scene and a fabulous cafe culture, all while retaining a relaxed and easy-going lifestyle.

In 2012, Brisbane was voted the 22nd best city in the world for students. (QS Best Student Cities 2012)

For information on accommodation and schooling options in this region please see the local links provided right under the useful information.

About Brisbane

The city of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is part of the fastest growing region in Australia. Brisbane city has a population of nearly 900 000 in a metropolitan area of approximately 1.7 million. Founded from New South Wales in 1824, the city has long been the major metropolitan area in North Eastern Australia.

Brisbane is at the northern (warmer) edge of temperate Australia. It has a temperate climate throughout the year. The city is noted for major sports and leisure facilities, and for major cultural facilities, including the Queensland Cultural Centre, in the trendy South Bank area.

The city has a major international airport, with frequent service from around the globe. It is a major departure point for the Gold Coast, the largest beach resort area in Australia and for the more sedate Sunshine Coast, to the north.

Facilities

  • State of the art lecture rooms featuring the latest presentation, audio-visual and video conference equipment
  • High-tech multimedia labs
  • Free wi-fi for students
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing facilities
  • CQUniversity bookshop
  • A campus library with access to an extensive array of online databases so students are able to source the latest information in their chosen fields
  • A student lounge area with a TV, refrigerator, lounge seating, a microwave and recreational equipment such as table tennis and a pool table
  • Prayer facilities/quiet room
  • Conveniently located adjacent to a range of food venues, including cafes and restaurants.
  • Distance Education Study Centre

Translink Concession

CQUniversity students can apply for a concession for travel on the TransLink public transport network or approved regional services via the TransLink website. You're required to meet all of the following TransLink eligibility criteria to travel on concession fares:

  • Carry a current CQUni student ID with 'full time' on the card
  • Reside in Queensland
  • Be studying an approved program
  • Enrolled full-time (3 courses or more) on an internal basis for the current Term.

Full details of eligibility can be found on the TransLink website and the TransLink Frequently Asked Questions page about transport concessions.

To apply for the transport concession, complete the TransLink online application process.

Please note: From 1 July 2016, if you have not applied online for tertiary concession fares to be activated on your tertiary (green) concession go card, your gocard will be updated to charge adult fares.

Even if you already have a valid green tertiary concession go card, you still need to apply online for concession fares to be activated on your go card.

If your tertiary concession go card has expired or if you need a new go card, you will need to buy a new adult go card and apply online for tertiary concession fares to be activated on your go card.

Contact Details

Brisbane

160 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Current and future student enquiries: 13 27 86
Overseas Enquiries:+61 7 4930 9000
Local campus enquiries: +61 7 3295 1188

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