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Prospective CQUniversity Students

If you are a prospective student and would like to apply for short or long term school residential accommodation in Mackay or Rockhampton you will be required to complete and lodge an application form and pay the applicable fee via our Student Residences Accommodation Portal.

You will be required to provide the following information with your online application:

  • personal contact information (including nationality, country of citizenship if applicable)
  • emergency contact and next of kin information
  • specifying any special requirements including medical conditions, physical disability and/or dietary requirements
  • upload a current photo
  • referee contact information
  • vehicle registration and details

Each application is considered on its own merit and the Student Residences Management team retains the right to accept or deny any application for admission to Student Residences.

Returning CQUni Students

To re-apply please lodge your application and pay the applicable fee via our Student Residences Accommodation Portal.

You can apply for the accommodation for the upcoming term at any time, however, please aim to have your application completed and submitted two weeks prior to your term commencement date.

Each application is considered on its own merit and the Student Residences Management team retains the right to accept or deny any application for admission to Student Residences.

Residential School and Short Term Accommodation

If you are a student looking for short-term accommodation for residential school or workshops in Mackay or Rockhampton, you have the options of staying on campus. The benefits of staying on campus:-

  • Safe and secure environment
  • Walking distance to campus
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms and study spaces
  • Opportunity to interact with students who have a similar focus
  • Convenient living on campus

The cost of On-Campus accommodation is:-

  • Mackay  - $75 per night (self-catered)
  • Rockhampton - $89 per night (fully catered - 3 meals per day)

You can make a booking via the office whilst the booking portal is under maintenance. Please email studentresidences@cqu.edu.au with your request.

For further information, please contact us:

General Accommodation and Group Booking Enquiries - studentresidences@cqu.edu.au

For further information, please email the CQUniversity Student Residence team studentresidences@cqu.edu.au or by contacting directly at the below Colleges:

Capricornia College

CQUniversity Rockhampton North Campus
Phone: +61 7 4930 9764
Address: Building 51, 554 - 700 Yaamba Road, North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Canefield College

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea Campus
Phone: +61 7 4940 7426
Address: Building 50, 151/153 Boundary Rd, Ooralea QLD 4740