High School Students

Thinking about your future? If you have recently finished high school, or are currently in your senior years, think CQU for your university or TAFE studies.

Explore your study options, discover immersive experiences that get you career ready, connect with us to ask your questions, and discover why studying a course at CQUniversity could be one of the best decisions you make for your future.

Choosing a career

Not sure where to start when it comes to choosing a career? We’ve got you covered. You might like to start by:

  1. Building a list of things that interest you and brainstorming careers that align with these things.
  2. Browsing our course directory for high school students to explore over 100 courses and aligns what you may have studied in high school with some careers.
  3. Checking out our career resources, like those listed on our Choosing a Career page, to learn more about job roles.

Take your time and ask questions along the way.

In-School Options

If you are in or about to start your senior years you can get started now with a TAFE course or a university unit (subject). You’ll get to know what studying with CQU is like and can explore an area that interests you.

Principal's Recommendation Scheme (PRS)

The PRS is an early entry pathway open to all Year 12 students. It's based on your principal's recommendation rather than ATAR scores. You can get an offer within 48 hours.

Find a Scholarship

A scholarship or bursary can make all the difference to starting out or continuing your studies. It can help open the door to industry networks and experience.

Graduate Guarantee

Enjoy peace of mind, and access to further study with our Graduate Guarantee. Available to undergraduate alumni, this guarantee is designed to help you land your dream job.