While most applications to CQUniversity will be via a Tertiary Admission Centre or our ApplyCQUni portal, you may be eligible to apply directly to CQUniversity if you meet one of the below criteria.
Prior CQUni Students
If you have previously studied with CQUniversity you may be eligible to apply directly to CQUniversity for many of our courses.
Note, your prior study with CQUni may be a completed or partially completed CQUni course or unit including:
- CQUni’s Skills for Tertiary Entrance Preparatory Studies (STEPS), Tertiary Entrance Program (TEP), or Start Uni Now (SUN) units.
- A CQUni certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master or research higher degree, or a unit within these courses.
Changing your CQUni Course
You are an existing CQUniversity student applying to change your course.
You are an existing CQUniversity student applying for readmission. Please note, not all courses allow entry via readmission.
Principal's Recommendation Scheme (PILOT Program)
You are a Year 12 student, applying via the Principal’s Recommendation scheme.
How to Apply Directly to CQUniversity
To apply directly for a course at CQUniversity you will need to apply via our online application portal. You can access our portal via our:
View the how to apply information on the webpage of your course of interest and click on the Apply button within the direct application section.
Search for your course of interest in our student handbook and click on the Apply Now button.
Direct Application Portal
Visit our direct application portal, and register or sign in. You will then need to search for your course of interest and complete the application form details.
Application Portal Instructions
You can also view our detailed instructions relating to submitting your application via our online application portal.