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CGS Directory

There are a number of clubs, groups and societies here at CQUniversity - click on the group's name below to learn more. If you would like to add your organisation to the list, email src@cqu.edu.au.

Don't forget to check out Clubs & Societies on UCROO.

Directory

Online

Distance Law Society

About the Club

Aims and objectives:

  • Provide an environment for students that extends beyond standard tertiary education, where professional relationships and opportunities are created.
  • Support the progress of students by fostering a relationship between Society members and the legal profession.
  • Kept abreast of, and inform members, of matters of general interest and concern to the Society and its Goals.
  • Organise events, of both a social and professional nature
  • Promote the Central Queensland University

Campus

Online

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

Free

Contact

Grant Sheean (president) –  grant.sheean@cqumail.com


Law Society

About the Club

Founded on 27 April, 2016, the CQU Law Society has the following aims and objectives;

  • To support, advance the interests of, and advocate on behalf of all CQUni law students.
  • To provide a forum that encourages development, networking and unity between all law students, faculty and alumni of CQUni.
  • To facilitate a range of extra-curricular activities for CQUni law students.

Campus

Online via Zoom.

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non student)

TBA

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/CQULS/

Contact

Justin French - secretary@cquls.org.au

Rockhampton

Agriculture Society

About the Club

Founded on 26 April 2016, the Agriculture Society has the following aims and objectives;

  • To bring together CQU students who are studying a Bachelor of Agriculture, in a positive social and working aspect.
  • To advertise the concept of “local tertiary agriculture students” throughout the CQ region through attending social and educational events throughout the CQUni environment, CQ agriculture/industry/show environments, and the Queensland Agricultural environment on behalf of CQUni and the Agriculture Association.
  • To raise funds to support the clubs desired actions.

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership Fee (Student Only)

$30

*Preferably CV85 Bachelor of Agriculture Students Only

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/cquagsociety/

Contact

Isabella Fanning (president) – cquagsociety@yahoo.com


CC Samurai

About the Club

Founded on 23 August 2017, CC Samurai has the following aims and objectives;

  • Experience multiculturalism together at the Rockhampton campus.

The purpose of setting up the group is to help the Japanese international students in CQUniversity to experience Australia to the maximum. By participating the multicultural events, Rockhampton Beef week, market day and more. We aim to make their staying in Australia to be the best moment of their life.

As a social club, we hold an annual Kakigori event, sporting events, karaoke and regularly hold weekly conversation classes. We emphasise the "fun interaction" of Japanese culture for our members!

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

Free

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/CCSamurai/

Contact

Rina (president) – 2017ccsamurai@gmail.com


Capricorn Tabletop

About the Club

Free weekly Table Top Gaming every Friday 6pm till late and the first Sunday of the Month 10am to 4:30pm (unless posted otherwise on Facebook).
Check out our Facebook Group for more information!

Types of Games:

  • Card Games (Game of Thrones LCG)
  • Board Games
  • Dice Games
  • Miniatures (40k, AOS, Infinity)
  • Role Playing Games (Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars)
  • BYO Games!!!!

Campus

North Rockhampton, Building 36 in the Refectory!

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CapricornTabletop

Contact

Please join and post in our Facebook group!


CQUniversity Meat Judging Team

About the Club

The aim is to expose and encourage CQUniversity students into careers in the meant industry.  Furthermore, to facilitate CQUniversity staff and student engagement, networking and interaction with peers and industry.
We aim to submit a CQUniversity ICMJ team annually.

Campus

Rockhampton

Contact

Claire Patterson (president) – cquniversitymeatjudgingteam@gmail.com


Diploma of Nursing Society

About the Club

Founded on 26 October 2017, the Diploma of Nursing Society has the following aims and objectives;

The continued support, development and fostering of the Nursing Community through peer support, mentoring, Alumni relations, and ceremony. The Society should at all times ensure that the betterment of Nursing remains at its core and not deviate from this path. The Society will keep the ‘Nurses Pledge’ at the centre of all decisions and work to uphold them in all things.

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

Free

Contact

Luke Sondergeld (president) – luke.sondergeld@cqumail.com


Engineering Undergraduate Society

About the Club

The Engineering Undergraduates Society began in 1983 and has been improving the student life of its members. The objectives of the society shall be as follows:

  • To represent the interests of the engineering students, and the study of engineering in general at CQUniversity Australia.
  • To foster and promote the educational, welfare and cultural life of members.
  • To cater for the social needs of members.
  • To expand and invest in assets to aid in the development of the society.
  • To develop the society sustainably.
  • To build relations with corporate businesses to benefit the society and its members.

The society shall not be carried on for the purpose of profit or material gain to its individual members.

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

TBA

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/CQUEUS/

Contact

Michael Yewell (president) – michael.yewell@cqumail.com
General Club Contact - cqu.eus@gmail.com


Physiotherapy Society

About the Club

Founded on 15 July, 2016, the CQU Physiotherapy Society, in addition to promoting the social, academic and professional development of all CQUni physiotherapy students, has the following aims and objectives;

* To promote interaction between all physiotherapy students
* To enhance the university experience through the organisation of social and professional events
* To create an alumni network for graduate students
* To foster community engagement and interaction
* To encourage clubs and societies at CQUniversity

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

TBA

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/CQUPTS/

Contact

Mark Taranto / Vikki Hutton (co-presidents) – cqupts@gmail.com


Student Psychology Society

About the Club

Founded in 2015, the Student Psychology Society have the following aims and objectives;

  • Connecting psychology students across Australia
  • Providing opportunities for events/professional development opportunities
  • Informing members of career options/pathways
  • Liaising with staff and students with research projects

Campus

Rockhampton

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non-student)

TBA

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/groups/746017415527727/

CONTACT

Samantha Arnold (president) – cquspscommittee@gmail.com.

Mackay

Business Students Association, Mackay

ABOUT THE CLUB

Founded on 2 August, 2016, the Business Students Association, Mackay is a non-profit student initiated organisation aiming to support and inspire accounting and business students, within the Mackay region.

Campus

Mackay

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free – follow link to join: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X3R69QG

Annual Membership (Non-student)

Free

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/CQUBusinessstudentsassociationmackay/

CONTACT

Tenille Da Rin Perrette (secretary) – t.m.darinperette@cqumail.com


Golden Z Club, Mackay

ABOUT THE CLUB

Founded on 1 November 2017, the Golden Z Club, Mackay promotes students development skills, promotes career exploration and encourages members to participate in community, school and international service areas.

Our Golden Z Club will aim to achieve these goals as well as making meaningful connections and encouraging our peers to the best they can be.

We aim to hold fundraisers to help women and children at domestic and international level. We encourage female and male participants to this cause.

Campus

Mackay

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (non-student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Paigen-Ann Hunter (president) – paigen-ann.hunter@cqumail.com


World Congress of Chiropractic Students

ABOUT THE CLUB

Founded on 28thSeptember, 2017, the aim of the WCCS will be to provide unity and fellowship amongst the students in Mackay, as well as globally. We aim to provide educational events and speakers evenings with local Chiropractors. We will aim to fundraise in order to send Mackay students to the Annual General Meeting every year around the world. This shall be done through fundraising events and educational evenings where students are united as well as inspired to reach their full potential. The WCCS will aim to include all Chiropractic students at the Mackay campus to unite our small but powerful group of students. We will aim to spread the word about Chiropractic in the local community as well as the Chiropractic degree offered at CQ University.

Campus

Mackay

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (non-student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Lauren Hunter (president) – lauren.hunter@cqumail.com

Melbourne

Future Stars Cricket Club

ABOUT THE CLUB

The aims and objectives of the Future Stars Cricket Club are;

  • Raise health awareness through sports activities.
  • Involvement of society in cricket.
  • To involve more females into playing the game of cricket.
  • To break down barriers and build relationships through cricket.
  • To prepare and help cricketers with dreams of higher or professional careers in cricket to achieve what they want through our club.
  • To prepare women's cricket team to compete in future tournaments

Campus

Melbourne

Annual Membership (student fee)

Dependent on registration fee of competition

Annual Membership (Non student)

Dependent on registration fee of competition

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Maryam Omar (president) – m.omar@cqu.edu.au


Taekwondo Club, Melbourne

ABOUT THE CLUB

The aim of this club is to represent CQUni in Australian Championships and compete at inter-university and international level. We want to give students an opportunity to learn this art from an internationally recognised coach and master the art of self-defence, discipline and gain confidence.

Campus

Melbourne

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Bobur Adujalilov – bobur.adujalilov@cqumail.com

Other Campuses

Central Highlands Agriculture Society

ABOUT THE CLUB

Affiliated on 30 August, 2017, the Central Highlands Agriculture Society has the following aims and objectives;

  • To increase opportunities for student engagement and collaboration with local industry.
  • To effectively learn from external sources in the community.
  • To highlight our ambitions to learn innovative agricultural practices and contribute to society.
  • To promote “CQU Bachelor of Agriculture” in the Central Highlands.
  • To create a great sense of campus culture.

Campus

Emerald

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Zach Jobson (president) – zachary.jobson@cqumail.com

Saba Sinai (staff member liaison) – s.sinai-mameghany@cqu.edu.au


FOCUS CQU

ABOUT THE CLUB

Affiliated on 30 August, 2017, FOCUS CQU has the purpose of connecting all orthodox and non-orthodox Christian students on campus for weekly spiritual talks and social gatherings. Centred on our common love for Christ.

Campus

Sydney

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Mark Tadrous (president) – mark.tadrous@cqumail.com


Students Paramedic Association

ABOUT THE CLUB

CQU Students Paramedic Association (CQUSPA) has the following aims and objectives;

  • Promote the well being and interests of the students;
  • Further the common interests of students;
  • Provide for and encourage communication among students;
  • Provide extra-curricular activities for the general well-being of  students;
  • Represent students whenever representation is necessary or desirable, and to provide a recognised means of communication between the students and the School of Medical and Applied Sciences, University authorities and other relevant bodies;
  • Assist and co-operate with any person or organisation having  kindred aims;
  • Provide, conduct or manage educational, cultural, sporting,  welfare, recreational or commercial facilities or activities intended  for the benefit directly or indirectly, of students;
  • Reach beyond the University boundaries and contribute effectively  to the wider community;
  • Ensuring the Association functions in an ethical manner befitting the profession and SPA/PA;
  • Maintaining the member and financial viability of the Society;
  • Collection of Association fees.

Campus

Townsville

Annual Membership (student fee)

Free

Annual Membership (Non student)

Free

Facebook

N/A

CONTACT

Samuel Grey (president) –  samuel.grey@cqumail.com