Founded 1967 as Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia), acquired university status 1992 and title 1994.
- Academic year: Queensland Regional and Head Campus in Rockhampton, three terms year from March to November (March-June, July-November, November-February)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate with matriculation or recognized foreign equivalent. English Language proficiency: IELTS of 6.0 or TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, IETLS of 6.5 or equivalent for research programmes
- Students allowance: Co-ed