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CQUniversity aims to offer diversity and flexibility, where the unique needs of each individual can be met and exceeded. As Australia’s most engaged and inclusive university, CQUniversity has a reputation for being a leading supplier of online study, flexible learning and access education programs. It is also highly regarded for its commitment to social innovation, engaged research, student support services, international engagement, graduate outcomes and inclusive approach to higher education.

By 2027, CQUniversity will be a much larger university. The University will continue to increase and innovate the delivery of its online learning and on-campus courses across Australia and provide students with seamless articulation pathways. CQUniversity will be a truly unique university that has gained its strength through power of place. This power of place will inform its activities and enable it to become a leader in the areas of research, learning and teaching, engagement, the student experience and social innovation.  CQUniversity will also continue to be an inclusive university and a university that values diversity and giving back.

School of Business and Law

CQUniversity’s School of Business and Law (SBL) is a national multi-campus Business School dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service. By creating connections with our communities and offering personal attention, we engage our students and partners in an innovative and learner-centred environment that creates opportunities for working in the global community.

Our vision is to be recognised nationally and internationally by our communities as an innovative, inclusive and engaged partner of choice in learning and research.

With more than 20 locations around Australia, students can choose to study how and when they want, either on-campus or via hundreds of online study options online.

Explore our Business, Accounting and Law courses to find out more.

Centre for Tourism & Regional Opportunity

The Centre for Tourism and Regional Opportunities (CTRO) headed by Professor Bruce Prideaux is a joint partnership between the School of Business and Law and the Office of Indigenous Engagement at CQUniversity. Research undertaken by the CTRO is applied and multidisciplinary with a specific focus on tourism, resource activity, Indigenous development, service industry innovation and regional development. The Centre draws its members from a wide range of disciplines including tourism, management, marketing, regional economics and indigenous studies. The Centre operates principally from the Cairns and Rockhampton campuses.