CQUniversity opens doors to opportunities

20 July 2022

CQUniversity campuses will be opening their doors to future students next month for the University's annual Open Days.

Open Day is a free event open to the community at CQU's Mackay Ooralea (Sunday' 6 August)' Bundaberg (Thursday' 11 August)' Cairns (Sunday' 14 August)' Townsville (Thursday' 18 August)' Rockhampton North (Sunday' 21 August)' and Gladstone (Thursday' 25 August) campuses.

With more than 250 study options on offer at CQU' ranging from short courses' certificates' and diplomas to undergraduate' postgraduate and research higher degrees' prospective students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of pathways.

CQUniversity Marketing Coordinator and Open Day organiser' Karlie Williams said the events are a great way for those interested in tertiary education to discover firsthand what it is like to study at university.

"The 'Future You at CQU' information sessions will help attendees learn more about CQU' how we can support you to be what you want to be and walk you through your next steps in getting there'" she said.

"For more personal support' visitors can also grab a treat or something to drink at the Careers Café and speak to support staff about career goals' how to apply' entry pathways and anything they need to know about studying."

Karlie said there would be interactive activities across the campus facilities' highlighting a number of study areas including selected labs and learning spaces.

"The featured sessions give a more in-depth look into specific courses. Here you can chat one-on-one with our expert lecturers and teaching teams to find out more about courses of interest and work placements.

"These will vary from campus to campus with full session information listed in the Open Day programs."

Those planning to attend can register online for a welcome pack on arrival and automatic prize draw entry to win an Apple MacBook Air' Apple Watch SE or Apple AirPods.

For those unable to attend' a Virtual Open Day event will be held on Saturday 27 August from 9am to 1pm to help answer questions from wherever you are.

Visit cqu.edu.au/open-days for event dates' register your interest or explore our event program activities