Founded in 1967 and established as a university in 1992, CQUniversity as one of the largest universities based in regional Australia, with campuses in Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney and Townsville. It is a multi-campus progressive Australian university and is committed to providing international students the opportunity to embark on a rewarding and exciting learning journey in preparation for a future career. CQUniversity offers a comprehensive approach to education and training and has one of the largest footprints of any tertiary education institution in Australia. The university offers a diverse range of training and education programs and courses to more than 30,000 students studying qualifications from short courses and certificates, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Its 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’s unique vision, diversity, outreach, engagement, research, learning and teaching, and inclusiveness have led to it being recognised within the top 500 universities in the World, and among the top 150 university under 50 years old by the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It is also ranked among the world’s top universities by the international QS World Universities ranking system. CQUniversity is among Australia's most engaged universities and has formed valuable partnerships with government, community and industry groups, right across the national university footprint and overseas. In recent years the University has established itself as a research focused university with many research activities being informed by close collaboration and partnership with industry and community in research categories such as mathematical sciences, applied mathematics, psychological and cognitive services, nursing, medical and health services, agriculture, environmental science, medical and health science, and mechanical engineering.
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