Changing Universities for International Students

Changing university can be an important step in shaping the career and lifepath that’s right for you. There’s plenty of reasons to change to a new course at a new university, and at CQUniversity we have a wide range of course options, affordable fees, generous scholarships and real-world internships to help make your decision easy. You may also be eligible for credits for the study that you have done at your current institution.

Make the change to CQUniversity by re your interest.

Explore our comprehensive FAQs for international students including all the how-to processes, scholarships available, credit transfers, financial considerations and many more.

CQUniversity is a vibrant and multicultural place to study with students from over 100 countries, thousands of which opt to study online. Wherever in the world you may be, we look forward to welcoming you!


Welcome to CQUniversity Australia, home to many of the world's natural wonders, iconic landmarks and leading study destinations.

CQUniversity is one of the largest, fastest growing and most inclusive universities in Australia with affordable tuition fees and generous scholarships that support international students. Our community is vibrant and multicultural with students from over 115 countries with 14 campuses across Australia to choose from.

We offer high quality education in English language, vocational training, and academic degrees, and our industry aligned courses are offered through 14 study areas.

CQUniversity is a leading research university. Make breakthroughs in your field. Study in vibrant, technologically driven and collaborative spaces including onsite training facilities, library hubs, sports precincts, performance studios, engineering precincts, medical clinics, forensic crash labs and aviation hangars.

CQUniversity is globally connected, consistently ranked and a leader in graduate employment success. Our graduates find employment fast and earn more than the national average. Maximise your job prospects with standout internships and work placement opportunities.

Our four dedicated CQUEnglish delivery sites help English language students develop their skills in a supportive and friendly environment with pathways into our degree courses.

Study at a time that is right for you with three intakes per year. You can even earn your recognised Australian degree online in your home country at your own pace.

CQUniversity is committed to making a difference and transforming the world through social innovation. You can combine travel and study with our CQUGlobal Study Abroad programs or go overseas and study with one of our partner institutions.

Embrace university life and live in our safe, secure residences just a short walk from classes. Our extensive student support ranges from academic advice, career counselling, and welfare, as well as student leadership programs.

Join our community of growing minds. Make your mark and be what you want to be. Welcome to CQUniversity Australia.

Our graduate outcomes — where will your degree take you?


For over 25 years, CQUniversity has built a reputation as one of the largest and fastest growing universities in Australia. We are world leaders in graduate outcomes with students enjoying outstanding starting salary and employment outcomes in Australia. Plus, our focus and commitment go well beyond the classroom.

Join a global network and benefit from course features such as industry focused learning, placements, volunteer opportunities and an excellent student experience. As an industry leader in online education, we're geared to support you through the current climate of uncertainty, providing options to start study online now and transition to on-campus later. We recognise employers expect more than what's on your resume. You will develop in demand professional skills through experiences focused on leadership readiness, academic integrity and life skills. Learn how to make an impact through our culture of social responsibility and enjoy a range of support, career and leadership opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our graduates thrive.

I am working as an Assistant Accountant in the construction industry. This was my first accounting job in Australia, and I got promoted after a year. CQUniversity provided me with many platforms to go beyond my potential. This course provided me financial literacy, theoretical skills as well as computer skills to secure my first accounting job in Australia.

Our specialised careers team will support you before, during and after your studies to achieve your career development and professional aspirations.

There are many casual jobs, events and workshops organised by CQUniversity. These jobs gave me opportunities to meet people from various industries and increase my soft skills as well.

Our worldwide partner and alumni networks provide connections to enhance your employment prospects.

The lecturers at CQUniversity makes the learning experience very specific to where you want to be and what you want to gain out of the program.

We're proud to have students and graduates who are part of the next generation of world leaders influencing positive change worldwide. Explore our youthful and innovative university and enjoy an enriching learning journey.

Where will your degree take you?

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    I am glad I chose CQUniversity to pursue my studies. The high quality education; friendly and supportive teaching staff and multicultural environment at CQU help enrich our academic experience.

    Pramila KC

    Master of Management for Engineers I Nepal