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How to Apply

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
  • Opportunity to interact with students who have a similar focus

The cost for On-Campus accommodation is:-

  • Mackay  - $75.00 per night (self-catered)
  • Rockampton  - $88.00 per night (fully catered - 3 meals per day)

You can make a booking via the Casual Accommodation Booking Portal

For further information, please contact us:

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

CQUniversity Mackay Student Residence
Phone: +61 7 4940 7426
Address: PO Box 5606, Mackay Mail Centre, Mackay QLD 4741