Study Opportunities

Your time at CQUniversity is not just about classes, assignments and exams. Every student has a variety of opportunities available to them, and these opportunities are designed to enhance and individualise your student experience.

When you choose to study with us, you will become part of the CQUniversity community where you will develop meaningful relationships with your peers and teaching teams. Through social innovation projects for students, you will have opportunities to give back to your community and will be armed with practical skills and experience to design creative solutions to entrenched social problems. Opportunities for work-integrated-learning, internships and placements have been incorporated into many of our courses and will see you graduate work-ready with real-world skills and experience so you can excel in your industry, whether you are getting started or building your career.

Our commitment to ensuring that a quality education is accessible to everyone sees us welcome students from diverse cultural backgrounds, geographic locations and social-economic contexts. As a student at CQUniversity, you will become part of a community like no other.

You will enjoy opportunities to make friends, network and become engaged with a tight-knit community. Our smaller class sizes allow you to form meaningful relationships and connections with your peers, teaching staff and lecturers.

Whether you are studying on campus, or an online student living near a CQUni location, you will benefit from an active Student Life Committee who hosts social and networking events to suit the unique tastes and needs of your campus. Many of our locations also offer a range of student recreation facilities such as gyms and sports areas, food outlets, cafés, bars, games areas, and lounge and entertainment zones.

You will find the relationships and connections you form during your studies continue long after you graduate. CQUniversity has an active alumni program and continues to support you by providing access to career services and mentors, professional and personal development, and further opportunities for you to follow your passion and expand your experience.

CQUniversity has a strong focus on engagement, social outreach and giving back to our many and diverse communities. Many of our courses incorporate volunteering and social projects, and as a student volunteer, you will gain invaluable experience and change the way you view the world.

Become equipped with the skills needed to address entrenched social and environmental issues. As Australia’s only Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, CQUniversity’s students, staff and communities are committed to driving transformation and working for a better collective future. No matter your chosen field, at CQUniversity you will gain the skills to apply a ‘social lens’ to your discipline and understand how you can help in addressing social and environmental issues.

Our online iChange program introduces you to social innovation and our role in national and global social change initiatives. It connects you to the theories of social change and opportunities to participate. Become part of the next generation of changemakers, as you benefit from our drive to embed social innovation principals to all our undergraduate courses in the coming years.

As a dual-sector university, CQUniversity is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive range of both TAFE and university qualifications, as well as seamless pathways between the two.

These pathways between certificates and diplomas, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees, mean you’re able to move from vocational to tertiary study in line with your educational and career goals.

Designed alongside industry, our courses will prepare you with up-to-date, real-world knowledge and skills. Our direct ties with industry give you access to the latest advancements in your field.

Our state-of-the‑art, purpose-built facilities provide valuable experience in actual workplace settings, giving you easily transferable skills to take you forward in your career.

Many of our courses provide you with opportunities to enhance your employability and gain practical and relevant skills through work integrated learning. Work integrated learning covers a range of work-related experiences such as student placements, internships and simulated workplaces as part of your course.