Central Queensland University (CQU)

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About Central Queensland University (CQU)

Central Queensland University (CQU) is a global leader in education, committed to providing accessible, high-quality learning experiences. Our mission is to empower individuals, offering a diverse range of programs across various disciplines. With a focus on academic excellence, our distinguished faculty and innovative research contribute to real-world solutions.

At CQU, we foster a global perspective, preparing students for success in an interconnected world. Our state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant campuses create an enriching environment for both academic and extracurricular activities. Committed to community engagement, we actively contribute to societal well-being.

Entry Requirements
  1. Academic Qualifications:
    • For undergraduate programs, a high school diploma or an equivalent qualification is typically required.
    • For postgraduate programs, a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent is usually necessary.
  2. English Language Proficiency:
    • International students may need to demonstrate proficiency in English through standardized tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE Academic.
  3. Specific Program Requirements:
    • Some programs may have additional requirements, such as prerequisite courses, portfolios, or work experience.
  4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
    • CQU may consider recognition of prior learning for applicants with relevant work experience or previous studies.
  5. Visa Requirements (for International Students):
    • International students must also meet visa requirements set by the Australian government. This includes obtaining a student visa.

It’s crucial to check the specific requirements for the program you are interested in, as they can vary. The CQU website or the admissions office can provide detailed and up-to-date information regarding entry requirements for each program.

Campus location


Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Jakarta Mackay Melbourne Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville

Email Address
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+61 7 4930 9000

Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm

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Industrial connection part & work opportunities

Industrial Connection
  1. Industry Partnerships:
    • CQU actively collaborates with various industries, businesses, and organizations to develop partnerships that benefit both students and the industry. These partnerships may involve joint research initiatives, internships, and collaborative projects.
  2. Work Integrated Learning (WIL):
    • Many programs at CQU incorporate Work Integrated Learning opportunities, allowing students to gain practical experience and develop skills in a real-world industrial setting. This engagement with industry can provide valuable insights and connections for future employment.
  3. Research Collaboration:
    • CQU is known for its research activities and often collaborates with industry partners on research projects. This collaboration helps address industry challenges, promotes innovation, and creates opportunities for students and researchers to contribute meaningfully to their respective fields.
  4. Advisory Boards:
    • CQU may establish industry advisory boards for different programs to ensure that the curriculum remains relevant to industry needs. Advisory board members, often professionals in the field, provide insights and guidance to help shape the education provided by the university.
  5. Employability Programs:
    • The university may offer programs and initiatives focused on enhancing students’ employability skills, including networking events, career fairs, and workshops facilitated by industry professionals.
  6. Alumni Networks:
    • CQU’s alumni network may include professionals who have strong ties to various industries. These connections can be valuable for current students seeking mentorship, advice, or networking opportunities.
Work Opportunities
  1. Work Integrated Learning (WIL):
    • CQU often incorporates Work Integrated Learning experiences into its programs, allowing students to gain practical, hands-on experience in real-world settings. These experiences can enhance students’ employability and provide valuable connections with potential employers.
  2. Career Services:
    • The university typically offers comprehensive career services to assist students and graduates in their career development. This may include career counseling, resume writing workshops, and job search support.
  3. Internships and Placements:
    • CQU may facilitate internships, co-op programs, and industry placements, providing students with opportunities to apply their academic knowledge in professional settings. These experiences can lead to employment opportunities upon graduation.
  4. Industry Networking Events:
    • CQU often organizes networking events, career fairs, and industry-specific seminars. These events provide opportunities for students to connect with employers, learn about different industries, and explore potential career paths.
  5. Alumni Networks:
    • CQU’s alumni network may offer networking opportunities with graduates who have established careers in various fields. Alumni connections can be valuable for mentorship, advice, and potential job referrals.
  6. Research Opportunities:
    • For those engaged in research, CQU’s strong emphasis on research collaboration with industry partners may open doors to employment opportunities in research and development.

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