About Mackay

JCU Mackay provides a world-class education for healthcare professionals in nursing and pharmacy, as well as being one of the university's clinical training sites for the College of Medicine and Dentistry. Both the Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) are offered at JCU Mackay campus locations.

The JCU Mackay campuses have been named Ngudya Yamba (pronounced nood-ja yum-ba), meaning ‘place of knowledge’ in the Yuwi language. Located at the JCU Mater Clinical Training Centre, Mater Hospital and the JCU Mackay Clinical School, Mackay Education Research Centre, Mackay Base Hospital, they provide students with extensive hands-on learning and clinical experience. Small class sizes and personalised support from teachers fosters the development of highly-skilled graduates.

Mackay is a vibrant tropical city with a population of 125,000, situated approximately 1000 kilometres north of Brisbane. With thriving industries in tourism, agriculture and mining, it is one of Queensland’s most accessible regional destinations. Attractions include the Great Barrier Reef and Eungella National Park.

More about JCU in Mackay

Book a one-on-one personal consultation and campus tour with our local Future Student Advisor team members.

For further information please contact:
Nancee Myles
Future Student Advisor
M: 0488 343 568  I  E nancee.myles@jcu.edu.au