Bundaberg Region Education

Wide Bay Burnett, Education in Bundaberg

The Bundaberg region offers a full range of educational facilities from pre-school to university. The region is also home to high quality primary and secondary education institutions which are supportive of local industry, with the North Bundaberg State High School offering Aeroskills Studies as part of their curriculum and the Bundaberg State High School offering curriculum in digital manufacturing to develop skills in design and manufacturing processes

The Bundaberg region is serviced by CQUniversity, which is renowned for the local relevance of its programs, flexible delivery capacities and commitment to fostering personal learning. CQUniversity is one of Australia’s fastest growing Universities, serving over 25,000 students from 120 countries across 11 campuses and learning sites. Working with industry, the CQUniversity has recognized the importance of the aviation industry to the regional economy and offers a Bachelor of Aviation Technology degree. Located adjacent to the Bundaberg Regional Airport, the University supports initiatives that enhance the industry.

The region is also serviced by Wide Bay Institute of TAFE, which enrolls over 4,000 students per year across two local campuses – Main campus and Marine campus. Recognising the importance of the marine industry to the regional economy, TAFE offers an industry-oriented Marine Training Centre which is located at the Port of Bundaberg. TAFE also recognises the importance of the horticultural industry to the regional economy and has established a horticultural facility at the Main campus which is intended for teaching plant industry content. With an aim to supporting the region’s manufacturing industry, a major contributor to the regional economy, TAFE also features mechanical and engineering works with the latest technological and diagnostic equipment.

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Tertiary Institutions

CQUni Bundaberg
University Drive

Branyan QLD 4670
Student Enquiries Ph: 13 CQUni (13 2786) or
From Overseas: +61 7 4930 9000
Campus Enquiries Ph: +61 7 4150 7177
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TAFE Queensland East Coast
Bundaberg Campus
118 Walker Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670
Phone: 1300 656 188
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