Information for Parents
Making the transition from school to university is an exciting time for many students. It can also be challenging. That is why as a parent, you have a key role in helping your child decide on what course or study path is right for them.
The following information and links will give you a good idea of how you can support your child in their decision making.
Benefits of a CQUni Education
We have industry relevant courses for international students spanning 13 study areas across vocational, undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and research. These open many possible careers.
What's more is that we know the importance of preparing students to succeed in their academic studies. And this is why we are proud to offer FREE English language courses to all students enrolling in a CQUEnglish packaged pathway with an academic course.
What your child will get is more than just a qualification. Look forward to learning from teachers who are some of the best in their fields, hands-on work experience through internships and placements, a truly Australian experience through transferring campuses or travelling during study breaks, enhanced professional connections and job prospects, plus many more.
My parents were very supportive, and they motivated me to study abroad and experience life in another country. I knew Australia was a safe country. Applying to CQUni was quick. I also received credits for my previous studies.
~ Sara Manka, Bachelor of Accounting
CQUni is Australia's largest regional university and a leader in online education. Apply now to be what you want to be.
Whether you prefer the bustling city life or a relaxed regional location, CQUniversity got the perfect location for you.
Transitioning to University
We have various entry pathways to suit different individual circumstances, so whether your child is currently in high school, moving from a vocational course or re-entering education, there is a pathway available.
High School Students
Find out about CQUni activities designed for high school students, study options while in school or post year 12, scholarships and more.
CQUEnglish Language Centres
Based on our Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Rockhampton campuses, CQUEnglish provides English language courses at various levels.
Fees and Costs
Our course tuition fees are comparatively affordable in the Australian university setting. Apart from tuition fees, your child must have sufficient funds for additional expenses such OSHC, textbooks, accommodation and other costs of living.
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Studying in Australia
Get advice and tips on studying in Australia, planning your arrival, life in Australia, enrolment, orientation and more.
Incentives and Discounts
Apart from scholarships, there are various incentives to further support international students. Please note there are terms and conditions to be met.
- Early bird discount A$1000 for offer holders
- Refund for visa refusals
- Payment plans
Applications to any CQUni courses are free. Your child may apply directly or through our authorised agents. There are minimum English language and academic requirements that must be met for each course.
Apply for a course and secure a spot with CQUni via iStart, our online application system for international students.
Find an Agent
Find an authorised agent in your country. We have a network of authorised agents in over 70 countries.
The majority of our courses have three intakes, so your child can start in March, July or November. We encourage applications are submitted at least six to eight weeks prior to the start of each intake.
Explore Key Dates
Check out recommended dates applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.
The academic calendar sets out the term, examination and vacation dates for the year along with other key dates relevant.
International Student Support and Safety
Our goal is to ensure our students are supported from the very beginning. Your child will have access to an extensive support system so they can gain an enriching experience academically and socially.
Get an interactive virtual campus tour. It's easy to make the most of campus facilities and maximise your campus life experience.
Student Support Services
Access welfare and religious services, extensive academic and career support when and where you need it.
Other Useful Resources
Our website has an abundance of information and resources to help you and your child explore if we are the right university. We encourage you to browse through at your own time.
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International Student Guides
All international guides for 2021 available for download with interactive QR scanning abilities.