About CQUniversity Australia

Introducing Central Queensland University (CQU)
(CQUniversity Australia)

One of Australia’s truly great public universities.

Central Queensland University has been on a phenomenal growth trajectory in recent years, it’s remarkable growth in Australia and with students from across the world has seen it emerge as one of Australia’s truly great public universities.

Youthful, entrepreneurial and heavily focused on social innovation – Central Queensland University is committed to academic success and enhancing your student experience.

The University was formed under Queensland Government legislation in 1992 and was originally founded in 1967. Central Queensland University now has more than 20 locations across Australia and welcomes students from more than 115 countries across the globe to study with us.

A fully comprehensive University, Central Queensland University offers training and education opportunities from vocational (practical) training options to undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses and doctoral (PHD) research courses. For more information about our full range of courses and studying in Australia visit cqu.edu.au.

CQUniversity is established by Australia government and has been on a phenomenal trajectory in recent years, and its remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses, infrastructure and reputation has seen it emerge as one of Australia's truly great universities. Founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology Capricornia, it was later granted full University status in 1992 and renamed the University of Central Queensland. The University rebranded to CQUniversity in 2009 and now has over 35,000 students.

CQUniversity has firmly established itself as one of the largest universities headquartered in regional Australia, with campuses in Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney and Townsville. As a result, CQUniversity now delivers over 250 education and training offerings, from short courses and certificates through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

CQUniversity has collaborated with stakeholders in regional Australia for over 50 years and has become a renowned research institution in several key disciplines. Its applied research focus is oriented towards real-world outcomes aimed at solving challenges and identifying new opportunities for advancement in its regions and beyond. This research focus has seen CQUniversity achieve Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results of 'above' or 'well above' world standard in 13 categories of research including Mathematical Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Horticultural Production, Engineering, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Psychology, Agriculture and Vet Sciences, Agricultural, Land and Farm Management, Public Health and Health Services and Nursing. 

CQUniversity is proud to be recognised as Australia's most inclusive university, with some of the highest percentages of students from disadvantaged, mature age, Indigenous, and first-generation backgrounds. This diversity reflects CQUniversity's values and commitment to inclusive student access and participation in tertiary education. Study areas include apprenticeships, trades and training; business, accounting and law; creative, performing and visual arts; education and humanities; engineering and built environment; health; information technology and digital media; psychology, social work and community services; science and environment; and work and study preparation. CQUniversity also offers on-campus, intensive English language courses as a pathway to tertiary.

The University was recognised by The Good Universities Guide 2020 as one of the top five universities for undergraduate full-time employment and starting salary, receiving a five-star rating in both categories. It also ranked second in Australia for postgraduate starting salaries.

CQUniversity Australia - Jakarta Centre

Established in March 2020, as a subsidiary of Central Queensland University in Jakarta, the CQUniversity Australia – Jakarta Centre is the perfect training partner for your business. Offering a range of professional development courses, the Centre is conveniently located in Mega Kuningan and is the first ever Australia university centre in Indonesia.

Why choose CQUniversity Australia – Jakarta Centre?

  • Our range of business short courses are customisable to suit your team and their development needs, allowing them to be focused.
  • Duration and frequency of the training courses are flexible and in your control.
  • The size of the group is under your control.
  • In addition to our short course and business training offerings, our skilled trainers deliver training materials to University level, so you know the training you receive will be high quality.
  • State-of-the-art facilities.
  • Every participant will receive a Certificate issued by the Centre.
  • Increase your career opportunities with an MM/MBA Dual Degree.
  • Gain a pathway to Undergraduate study in Australia or begin your business career with a quality education and study a Pathway Program to Undergraduate Degree.

Explore our range of professional development courses or contact us for further information.

Professional Development Courses

Markers showing the locations of all CQUniversity campuses around Australia and Indonesia