CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. The uni's presence in Townsville continues to grow, with the now established Townsville campus spread across three locations including the Distance Education Study Centre. CQUniversity students based in Townsville have the option to enrol in a number of on-campus courses in the areas of Business, Accounting and Law, Education and Humanities, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services and Science and Environment.
Townsville is located on the north-eastern coast and is the largest regional city in Queensland, comprising of more than 190,000 people. Townsville lies approximately 1,300 kilometres north of Brisbane, and 350 kilometres south of Cairns. The region enjoys a tropical climate with easy access to unspoilt beaches, The Great Barrier Reef and tropical islands such as Magnetic Island and the Whitsundays.