Central Queensland University

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Central Queensland University (CQU) is an Australian public university based in Rockhampton, Queensland. Established in 1967, it has grown to become one of the largest universities in regional Australia, with multiple campuses and study centers across the country.

History[edit | edit source]

Central Queensland University was originally founded as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia) in 1967. It gained university status in 1992 and was renamed the University of Central Queensland. In 1994, it adopted its current name, Central Queensland University.

Campuses[edit | edit source]

CQU has a network of campuses and study centers across Australia, including:

  • Rockhampton Campus - The main campus, offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • Brisbane Campus - Located in the heart of Brisbane, providing courses in business, accounting, and information technology.
  • Sydney Campus - Offers programs in business, accounting, and information technology.
  • Melbourne Campus - Provides a variety of courses, including business, accounting, and information technology.
  • Perth Campus - Focuses on business and accounting programs.
  • Adelaide Campus - Offers programs in business and accounting.
  • Bundaberg Campus - Provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • Gladstone Campus - Specializes in engineering and environmental science programs.
  • Mackay Campus - Offers a variety of courses, including health, education, and engineering.
  • Noosa Campus - Focuses on education and nursing programs.
  • Emerald Campus - Provides vocational education and training programs.

Academic Structure[edit | edit source]

CQU is organized into several schools and faculties, including:

Research[edit | edit source]

CQU is known for its research in various fields, including:

Student Life[edit | edit source]

CQU offers a vibrant student life with various clubs, societies, and support services. The university provides accommodation options, career services, and counseling to support students throughout their academic journey.

Notable Alumni[edit | edit source]

CQU has produced many notable alumni who have made significant contributions in various fields. Some of them include:

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