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Central Queensland University - Mackay (CQUniversity)

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Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University (CQUniversity), is Australia’s largest regional university, and Queensland’s first dual sector university, offering a combination of higher and vocational education. CQUniversity was a pioneer, and continues to be a leader, in online education. CQUniversity’s strong focus on social innovation has been acknowledged by the Ashoka U consortium of Changemaker Campuses with CQUniversity accepted as the first Australian university member of the network, and only the second within the Asia-Pacific region. Research achievements include successful cattle cloning, and development of the natural sweetener Stevia rebaudiana as a low-calorie ingredient in food and beverages. CQUniversity has achieved outstanding results in Commonwealth assessments of our research in areas including: agriculture, environmental sciences, nursing, public health and health services, and psychology.

Website https://www.cqu.edu.au/

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Number of research staff

100–200 research staff

Address

Sydney Street, Mackay QLD 4740

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Organisation type

  • University

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Last updated:
19 June 2019