My First Uni Term

Starting university can be a challenging and rewarding experience. Orientation Our Way will give you the confidence and connections you need to make your first term a big success. When you have completed Orientation, the other resources on this page will help you to plan your course and prepare for the journey ahead, from your first term to Graduation.

Study Essentials

Moodle, Student Email, Unit Profiles, Textbooks, Discount software, Student ID Cards, Timetables and more! Visit the MyCQU Student Portal and login with your student login details to find all the study essentials you need.

MyCQU Student Portal

If you have trouble with this, we're here to help. Please call us on 1300 666 620 or email

Student Broadcast

The Student Broadcast is your official student newsletter. Check your student email each Friday for the latest news, announcements, opportunities, promotions and more! We recommend that you read the Student Broadcast and check your student email for other notices at least once a week, in accordance with the Student Email Account Policy and Procedure.


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.

HECS-HELP is the loan scheme to help eligible Commonwealth supported students pay their student contributions through a loan. Visit Student Fees to find out more about Commonwealth Support and HECS-HELP.

A Quick Contacts guide to key contacts and where to find information when you need help is available from Forms and Contacts.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is a compulsory fee charged by universities and other higher education providers to fund and improve services and amenities of a non-academic nature.
Find out more about SSAF.