Australian/New Zealand Applicant
To be eligible to apply directly to CQUniversity you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen.
  • You are not currently attending school.
  • You are not wishing to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • You are not wishing to apply for an Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

International Applicant
You are considered as an International Applicant if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you are not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • You require a student visa to enter and study in Austraia; or
  • You are residing outside of Australia.

You are also considered as an International Applicant if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you are not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • You are in Australia on a temporary entry permit with study rights.

Recognition of Prior Learning
If you are applying to gain a qualification based on recognition of prior learning (RPL), please complete the RPL online form or contact the RPL Team if you require assistance. More detailed information is available on the RPL website.

Apprenticeships & Traineeships
If you are applying to start an apprenticeship or traineeship please contact Apprenticeship Services for more information.

VET In Schools
If you are a High School student wanting to undertake a nationally recognised vocational eduction and training (VET) qualification while you are still at school, please contact the VETiS Team for assistance with your application.