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Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University, also known as CQUnivesity, is state university in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most diverse, innovative, and equipped universities of the country. It has successfully spread its competence in teaching and research through its chain of campuses situated in the east coast of Australia up to the Pacific.

History and Establishment

It was 1967 when Central Queensland University was established. It operated as learning institution bearing the name Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia) and two years after, the name was changed into University College of Central Queensland. It officially became a university in 1992, and it was called University of Central Queensland. After two years, the name was changed to Central Queensland University.


The main campus of Central Queensland University is in North Rockhampton.  It has campuses as well in Emerald, Bundaberg, Mackay, Noosa, and Gladstone. There are metropolitan campuses located in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, and Melbourne in which both domestic and international students are accepted. Central Queensland University research center is in Adelaide, while its study center is in Cairns.


In 2003, Good Universities Guide gave Central Queensland University the highest rating on the Australia regional university category, topping the country’s established, traditional universities. In 2007, it is recognized as the largest learning institution that services international students. The university’s mental health nursing research made Central Queensland University the top university in the world, according to SciVal.

Current Situation

Currently, a set of undergraduate and postgraduate programs are available for all students of Central Queensland University. The university offers programs in Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Education and Learning Management, Music and Theater, Psychology, Paramedic Science, Nursing, and Midwifery. The population of the students of Central Queensland University reaches an approximate count of 22,000 across the nation. 

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