New Students

As a CQUniversity student, we want to give you the best possible chance to reach your academic goals, enjoy your time at university and grow both professionally and personally. To help us do this, we offer a range of support services and resources designed to nurture academic skills and foster personal resilience and wellbeing, with particular emphasis on supporting our new students.

If you are a new student, whether you are straight out of high school or now deciding to study later in life, knowing where to start is the first step in the journey. We encourage you to take a look at the support services and resources on this webpage, each section is tailor-made to help get you on your way to a successful first year at CQUniversity!

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Student Portal

The Student Portal is for current students who are enrolled with the University and and have a student login. If you are a student with a login then please visit the portal to find information about your classes, events and much more.

Student Portal

Student Broadcast

Check your student email each week for our official student newsletter, the Student Broadcast, or visit our blog on CQUniLife to catch up on the latest news, announcements, promotions and more! We recommend that you read the Student Broadcast each week and check your student email for other notices at least once a week.


Visit Enrolment Made Easy for a step-by-step guide to enrolling online.

Support services like Counselling, Accessibility and Student Mentors are waiting for you! We also have a range of Learning Support services available. If you need to talk to someone as soon as possible, visit Contacts and forms for key contacts and where to find information when you need help.

A Student Identification (ID) Card is a non-course specific form of photo identification that includes your full name, student number and mode of study e.g. on-campus or distance, full-time or part-time. To apply for a Student ID Card, visit our online form. For more about Student ID Cards, visit the MyCQU Student Portal.