CQUniversity Bundaberg is located on a green, tree-studded 23-hectare site on Bundaberg's southern outskirts, adjacent to the airport and only six kilometres from the Bundaberg city centre. CQUniversity Bundaberg offers small class sizes, with very individually-focussed, high-quality educational service provision, across a wide range of university study courses.
CQUniversity Bundaberg has a friendly, supportive atmosphere that caters for students of all ages. You can study on-campus or online from home. Prior learning and work experience are taken into consideration and CQUniversity also offers enabling courses to help you prepare for tertiary education.
CQUniversity Bundaberg is a modern, purpose-built campus, offering students new, innovative buildings and facilities. Distributed among the academic buildings are the library, bookshop, campus refectory, a 200-seat and a 100‑seat lecture theatre (with state-of-the-art electronic equipment), four computer laboratories (two with 20‑hour-a-day student access), nursing clinical laboratories and video conferencing rooms. The campus boasts interactive electronically transmitted lectures to integrate CQUniversity Bundaberg with other campuses.
Since 2007 students have had access to a $4.7 million dollar academic and research building which includes a state-of-the-art 64-seat scientific laboratory, sound studio and multi-media and science research facilities.
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The city of Bundaberg, about midway between Rockhampton and Brisbane, marks the southern boundary of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and of the Central Queensland region. The city is about 90 minutes drive from Fraser Island, a World Heritage-listed national park. Bundaberg's population is about 45 000 within a district of about 120,000.
Bundaberg is favoured with the most moderate climate in Australia. The winters are mild and the heat of summer is tempered by cool sea breezes. The city is only 15 km from a pleasant coastal environment with safe sandy beaches, clear water warm enough for swimming year-round and snorkelling or SCUBA diving in coral ecosystems, directly from coastal rocks.
Known as the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Bundaberg is close to a number of beachside resort towns and villages with cosmopolitan cafes and access to associated recreational opportunities. Nearby is Mon Repos, internationally renowned as the largest loggerhead sea turtle rookery on Australia's east coast. There are plenty of things to see and do around town visit the Bundaberg Region website to find out more.
The city is a popular departure point for the coral cays of the Great Barrier Reef, having daily rail and bus services on the Brisbane to Cairns route. Daily flights are available from Bundaberg to Brisbane, where you are able to fly internationally from Brisbane International Airport.
CQUniversity Bundaberg is a modern, purpose-built campus, offering students new, innovative buildings and facilities - making it a great place to study. Facilities include:
- State of the art lecture theatres featuring the latest presentation and Audio-Visual equipment.
- High-tech multimedia labs.
- Wireless networking installed on the campus to enable students to connect their laptops to the Internet.
- Photocopying, scanning and printing facilities.
- A Campus library with access to an extensive array of online databases to enable students to source the latest information in their chosen fields.
- A student refectory.
- A multi-purpose half court.