Apply Direct

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

You have successfully completed, or are completing, a prescribed CQUni course. This includes any of the following:

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:

Course Pages

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.

Student Handbook

Search for your course of interest in our student handbook and click on the Apply Now button.


If you have a MyCentre account, log in and select the My Applications Icon. Start a new application by selecting the Add a New Application button.

Application Portal Instructions

You can also view our detailed instructions relating to submitting your application via our online application portal.