International Directorate

The International Directorate at CQUniversity Australia is responsible for all aspects of the international operations at the University, both in Australia and internationally.

The International Directorate is responsible for the creation and execution of the University’s Internationalisation Plan, influencing the international student experience and the international agenda across CQUniversity. This involves but is not limited to, course and market development, coordinating the mobility of domestic students to study overseas, and meeting recruitment targets set for new to university international students. To deliver these critical services, the Directorate works collaboratively with the Global Brand & Marketing Directorate, the Digital Services Directorate, the Tertiary Education Division and the Research Division.

The following business units exist within the International Directorate:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Digital Marketing and Content
  • CQUGlobal and International Projects
  • CRM Campaigns
  • Operations and Partners
  • Admissions
  • Sales and Recruitment
  • Compliance and Policies
  • CQUEnglish


Mr Shehan Thampapillai
Director, International