Central Queensland University (CQU) is an education provider with over 30,000 students and is recognized as one of the largest universities based in regional Australia. Students from Australia and over 140 countries across the globe are offered exceptional academic facilities.
The university has numerous campuses all over Australia including Rockhampton, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Cairns, Bundaberg, Brisbane, Gladstone, Emerald, Townsville, Noosa, Sydney, and Mackay. Not just this, the university also maintains various study centers. The university provides research, postgraduate and undergraduate degree, short-term and certificate programs.
Popular programs offered at the university include education and humanities, accounting and law, community services, apprenticeships, trades and training, psychology, health, performing and visual arts, social work, IT and digital media, science, and environment.
The university also works to achieve research objectives through partnerships with national and international researchers and research networks. It houses a collection of almost 600 pieces of art, including Australian and international paintings and photographs.
The artwork is lent to other establishments such as museums, galleries, and other organizations for temporary display. The institution proudly boasts of its 100 000+ alumni network, with most of its alumni across the globe playing a significant leadership role in society.
Some of the prominent alumni are Wayne Blair - filmmaker, Craig Zonca - breakfast presenter at ABC Radio Brisbane, Julian Assange - Founder of WikiLeaks, and Terry Effeney - CEO of Energex