Living on Campus Cairns On-Campus Accommodation

Cairns On-Campus Accommodation

Make the most of your university experience and stay on-campus with JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada Campus, Smithfield student accommodation. Experience JCU’s support, structure and location to resources, whether you are staying for a short block mode subject or for your whole degree.

Cairns accommodation

John Grey Hall

UniLodge John Grey Hall is a purpose built student accommodation property located just a stone’s throw from classes at James Cook University Cairns. Living on campus is a great way to experience uni life, as there’s always a social or cultural event happening – whether it’s fun orientation activities, international food nights or a block function.

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JCU’s on-campus accommodation is very popular so we suggest you apply as early as possible so you don’t miss out.

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Find your home away from home

Reap the benefits of living within walking distance to lectures, tutorials, libraries, peers and student support. Choose from two quality options for share accommodation Townsville.

Each residence offers a range of living options to suit individual student needs.

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Indigenous Accommodation Support

Be a part of the rich and culturally diverse on-campus community at JCU. Access resources and support specifically designed to empower our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. With a rich student life that embraces your cultural background, targeted financial support and supportive academic advisors, you’ll discover why living on-campus is not only the best part of the university experience, but can also equip you for academic and career success.

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Experience the beauty of the tropics

Cairns North Queensland

JCU’s uni student accommodation Cairns is situated in beautiful Far North Queensland. The Cairns, Nguma-bada campus is surrounded on three sides by rainforest-covered mountains, and is located near the northern beaches, only 15km north of the city centre. With warm, sunny weather almost all year around, Cairns is the perfect location to combine study with adventure and a relaxed, tropical lifestyle.

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