Why Study at CQU

We believe higher education should be for everyone – no matter your postcode or educational background. Our accessibility, flexibility, student support and wide range of TAFE and university courses help you be what you want to be. And, with five-star ratings for teaching quality, overall experience, employment outcomes and more, CQUniversity is a strong choice.

Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses. We’re also regarded as one of the nation’s most inclusive and engaged universities, with our award-winning teaching and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

Student Focused Approach

Finding a university that excels in what’s important to you is key. Discover some of the reasons others are choosing CQUniversity.

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    I would absolutely recommend CQU because they have such an array of different degrees available, they have an amazing online platform, and the level of support they provide to students makes you feel so supported and really helps you to excel in your degree.

    Katie Magill

    STEPS, Bachelor of Paramedic Science

Inclusive and Practical

#1 in Australia

for social equity

The Good Universities Guide 2024


5 star rated

starting salaries and student support

The Good Universities Guide 2024


#1 in Australia

postgraduate employment rates, three years after graduating

QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey - Longitudinal 2022

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Be what you want to be

Be What You Want To Be


As Australia’s most inclusive university, we believe that education can be for everyone, no matter your postcode, background, lifestyle or study preferences. We see you working hard for your future, whether it’s to change your circumstances, achieve your dreams or support your family. And we’re here to help. We pride ourselves on taking away the hurdles and we see no barriers to a quality education.

With locations across every state in mainland Australia and influence reaching across the globe, we offer hundreds of TAFE and Uni courses both on campus and online. In fact, our online education is renowned, thanks to forty years’ experience in the field. This accessibility and range of options mean you can study what, when and how you like with CQUniversity.

Led by award-winning lecturing staff, our courses are designed alongside industry, with many including practical learning experiences… because we believe it’s important to prepare you with up-to-date knowledge and are committed to seeing you graduate, job ready. With CQUni you can transition seamlessly between our TAFE and University options. And if you need a helping hand, our pathway programs and range of scholarships can get you started. If you’re looking to advance your career or make a change, our range of postgraduate and research higher degree qualifications are designed to give you an edge.

Whichever path you choose our friendly staff are here to support you to reach your ultimate goals. It’s this approach that’s seen us ranked number one in Australia for social equity, and consistently achieving outstanding graduate outcomes. And, we’re Australia’s first Changemaker campus, which means we’re internationally recognised for building social innovation practices into what we do. These things matter to us because they matter to you.

Talk to CQUniversity today about how we can help you to be what you want to be.

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.