Mackay Campus, CQU
The Mackay campus was established during 1992 and has experienced considerable growth since then. As part of the leading provider of distance education, the Mackay campus provides its students with plenty of cutting-edge facilities such as lecture theaters, computer laboratories, tutorial rooms and recording studios. There are also bookshops, a refectory and libraries within campus which are free for students to use.
The campus also runs a DEEWR-funded project called the MCM or Mining Careers Mackay. It aims to facilitate the improvement of education and training between high schools, TAFE, RTOs and other sectors within Central Queensland. It helps enhance career choices in the Engineering profession as well as the development of education and training.
Mackay campus provides on-campus accommodation for its students. They are free to choose from four housing types according to their preferences. They are provided with housekeeping services, common areas and three meals seven days a week.
A campus map of the Mackay campus is available here.
Ever since 1862, Mackay has been a paradise for travelers. With its beautiful sceneries and wonderful climate, it is no surprise that around 90,000 people live here. With such a large populace, Mackay makes sure that its residents are amply provided for; a number of facilities such as shopping centers, entertainment spots and sporting complexes abound in Mackay.
Sub-tropical climate characterizes Mackay with heavy rainfalls during summer and dry weather during the winter.