University Spotlight – Central Queensland University

This week, Australia’s youngest dental school at Central Queensland University, is opening up their doors to ADSA. The innovations at this relatively new dental school are intriguing. Don’t forget to check Snapchat throughout the week and Instagram at the end of this week, to find out more about CSU!


Did you know??

  1. Central Queensland University (CQU) is the youngest university apart of the Australian Dental Student Association and is only turning 25 years old in 2017.
  2. CQU is the largest national university in Australia with campuses as far north as Cairns, Queensland to as far west as Perth, Western Australia and the Bachelor of Oral Health is based in Rockhampton, Queensland.
  3. CQU is the only university in Queensland offering the Bachelor of Oral Health and is only 1 of 3 universities in Australia to have Adult Scope incorporated.
  4. CQU first years are the first in Australia to have a choice in how they want to study their first year of Oral Health. There are endless possibilities from studying full-time to part-time, on campus, or off campus via distance/correspondence.
  5. CQU has approximately 70 students studying the Bachelor of Oral Health across all 3 year levels and the ages of students range from high school leavers to mature age students over 40.
  6. CQU Oral Health students are very lucky to get an extensive range of placements throughout the Rockhampton region from seeing patients in both public and private clinics to placements with several specialists and even get to visit residential care homes.