Australia auJames Cook University Australia


Number of Students


International Students


Number of Programs

James Cook University Australia
University Description:

Your world-class education begins here​. ​Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world*, JCU provides world-class facilities, career-focused courses, and leading research excellence across two campuses in Townsville and Cairns.​ ​JCU students participate in hands-on learning in unique and spectacular locations including the Australian Outback and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed rainforests of the Wet Tropics and the Great Barrier Reef.​

The international student populations in Cairns and Townsville are diverse and close-knit. Combined with a welcoming local community, international students are encouraged to become part of the local community and participate in Australian life through pursuing opportunities to enjoy a richly rewarding social and cultural life and experience indigenous cultures.​

* Times Higher Education University Rankings 2022

Note: Business subjects run on a trimester model. All other subjects are on the semester model.

Term system & start dates:

Bachelor: Semester

  • 1. Term Feb to Jun
  • 2. Term Jul to Nov

Master: Semester

  • 1. Term Feb to Jun
  • 2. Term Jul to Nov
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Location: Townsville

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