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The GUC supports the delivery of a range of university programs in partnership with CQUniversity, the University of Southern Queensland and Curtin University. The higher education awards students studying at GUC achieve are offered and conferred by our university partners.

Courses listed below are offered with a blend of online curriculum, resources and activities together with face-to-face tutorials, laboratories and workshops provided by the GUC. Where relevant, practical placements are also organised by GUC for students within local organisations and industry.

The Geraldton Universities Centre is committed to supporting our community to access higher education.

We provide access to our facilities for external students studying a commonwealth supported university course.

Use of facilities include the 24/7 study hall, wireless internet, use of the student printer.

The GUC also serves as the Exam Centre for the region.

To register  as an external student please fill in this form and lodge with the GUC reception with proof of ID and current enrolment.

Social work


If you need to meet course entry requirements or build skills and confidence to study, CQUniversity’s STEPS is an alternative pathway to university to help you get there.

Indigenous tertiary enabling course

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now have the opportunity to study the Curtin University, Centre for Aboriginal Studies (CAS) Indigenous Tertiary Enabling Course at the GUC.

Accounting / Business

If you are looking for a professional career in accountancy, in business management or human resources, these courses are for you.


Build your teaching skills and confidence to graduate as an Early Childhood,  Primary or Secondary teacher with these very hands-on approaches to education. Masters of Teaching (Secondary)   is also available online with supported practical placements in local schools.

Our partnership with CQUniversity to deliver pre-service teacher training is the subject of a research paper you can download here:, ‘The Geraldton Universities Centre Report – Partnerships with Community.’

Authored by CQUniversity Dean of Education and Arts, Prof Bill Blayney and Deputy Dean/Head of Course – Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood),Dr Angelina Ambrosetti, the report highlights the success of the GUC supported mixed mode model.


Qualify as a Registered Nurse, and open up a professional career path in private and public institutions, in clinical, education, research and management roles.

Psychological Science

Start yourself on the journey to a sound understanding of psychological principles and the critical-thinking skills necessary to become an effective psychologist.

Social Work

With a focus on learning from contemporary social work scenarios and study from a range of areas including psychology, sociology and indigenous studies, this program will make you a very well rounded graduate.