Central Queensland University (CQ University) was established as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia) in 1967, and became the Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education in 1971 before a transition phase as the University College of Central Queensland in 1990.
CQ University achieved University status in January 1992 as the name University of Central Queensland, subsequently changing to Central Queensland University
CQ University is the only University in Australia to achieve five star ratings in the 2009 Good Universities Guide for both Graduate Starting Salaries (the only public university in Queensland to do so) and student Access. CQU has always been accorded 4 or 5-Star ratings, which are highest ratings.
The university has five campuses at Rockhampton, Mackay, Gladstone, Bundaberg, and Emerald, plus a delivery site on the Sunshine Coast. The University operates international campuses in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and the Gold Coast. The University has more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries, making it a truly ‘global’ university.
More than 100 Diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered by the University””s three Faculties, in many subject areas:
- Arts, Humanities and Education
- Business and Informatics, IT
- Sciences, Engineering and Health
It also hosts one Institute for Sustainable Regional Development and four designated research centers, in addition to partnering with two co-operative Research Centers.
CQ University offers a number of scholarships for international students, such as the MBA Scholarships and Vice Chancellor Scholarships, in addition to those offered by the Australian Government, such as IPRA, IPRS and AustraLearn Scholarship, AUSAid and National Scholarship programs..
Admission requirements are flexible. For Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, international students are expected to have a satisfactory completion of class 12 (or equivalent) and IELTS of 6.0.
The university is conducting Spot Interviews in Hyderabad, at Impel’s corporate office on 18th July 2009, from 4 PM to 6 PM. For more details about the Spot Admissions, please send an Email or call (040) 27763723/4.