CQUniversity also has partnerships and articulation arrangements with selected external providers within Australia and internationally.

Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) partners

If you are planning to undertake or are already studying an Australian TAFE qualification or equivalent from our partner institutions below, you may combine both courses in order to gain entry into selected diplomas and degrees at CQUniversity as well as to have a longer study plan and visa.

You can find more details on the Department of Home Affairs website.

The following partners are approved to package specific courses enabling a pathway to CQUniversity degree study.

  • Aviation Australia
  • Academia International and Academia Australia
  • Browns English Language School
  • Greenwich English College and Greenwich Management College
  • ILSC Education Group
  • International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT) – Perth
  • Sunshine Coast International College
  • Universal English College
  • YouSTUDY

Articulation arrangements

If you are currently studying at another institution, you can check if your provider has an agreement with CQUniversity to offer exemptions or other forms of recognition of prior learning for a CQUniversity course or unit.

English Language Course Recognition

If you have completed or are studying an English course with one of CQUniversity's approved Recognised English Entry Providers below, you may be able to meet our English requirements and get direct entry for a number of CQUniversity diplomas and degrees.

  • Academia International
  • Browns English Language School
  • Greenwich College
  • International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)
  • ILSC Education Group
  • Sunshine Coast International College
  • Universal English College

For more information please email international-enquiries@cqu.edu.au.

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.