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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!

Need help enrolling?

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

Student Portal

Check out the Student Portal and connect with the official student social network, study planners, instruction sheets, the Student Representative Council and announcements from around CQUniversity.

Looking for support services?

Support services like Counselling, Accessibility and Student Mentors are waiting for you! If you need to talk to someone as soon as possible, visit Quick Contacts for key contacts and where to find information when you need help.

Looking for inspiration?

We are proud of our alumni's achievements which have helped them on their career and life journey. For some inspiration, read their stories.

Student News

Key Dates

Understanding key dates such as the start of term, last day to add units and Census date is very important when it comes to managing your student finances and achieving your academic goals each term. Visit Plan My Study at to view the Key Dates calendar today. If you need help understanding what each date means, visit the Important Dates Explained Information Sheet.

SSAF Feedback

The Student Services and Amenities Fee is a compulsory fee charged by universities and other higher education providers to fund and improve services and amenities of a non-academic nature. We survey students each year to help us determine where Student Services and Amenities Fee funding should be allocated. To view feedback and projects, click here.

Social network

An important part of university life is being connected and involved. UCROO, CQUniversity’s private social network, allows you to connect no matter where you are in the world. If you haven’t signed up yet, visit the UCROO website now. For hints, tips and help, visit the UCROO page on the Student Portal (sign-in required).