Are you part of our alumni community and ready to start postgraduate study? JCU is committed to supporting you with opportunities to gain further skills and qualifications, so you can be ready today for tomorrow.

With JCU Alumni Advantage you can receive a 25% discount on tuition fees for eligible, full-fee postgraduate courses*.

Can I apply?

If you are a JCU alum enrolling in 2022 in an eligible postgraduate coursework qualification* as a full-fee paying student, we encourage you to consider registering your interest.

What would I receive?

A 25% fee reduction on full tuition fees, applied at the time fees are due for each study period in which you are enrolled in an eligible course^.

How do I apply?

We've kept it as simple as possible. Your eligibility will be automatically assessed at application. There is no separate application.

* Eligibility terms and conditions apply including ^ongoing eligibility criteria.

Eligibility

Launching in early 2022, JCU Alumni Advantage is open to students who meet all the following criteria:

  • Have previously completed a JCU award course as a Domestic or International student, or, are an international student who successfully completed the equivalent of at least one full-time teaching period during a Study Abroad or Student Exchange program at JCU.
  • For Domestic students: are commencing or continuing full-time or part-time as a full fee-paying student in an eligible postgraduate coursework qualification at JCU Cairns, JCU Townsville or Online in 2022. For International students: are commencing or continuing full-time as a full fee-paying student in an eligible postgraduate coursework qualification at JCU Cairns, JCU Townsville or Online in 2022.
  • Are not a recipient of any other JCU- or Government-funded benefit or tuition fee reduction such as a Commonwealth Supported Place.

Courses

JCU Alumni Advantage is available for Postgraduate coursework qualifications including Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Masters by coursework.

Courses must be offered at JCU Cairns or JCU Townsville. Some Online courses are also eligible.

Students must be enrolled as full-fee paying.

(Note: Students already receiving subsidised fees, such as with Commonwealth Supported Places, are not eligible for further fee discounts through Alumni Advantage).

Please read the Terms & Conditions for full eligibility criteria.

The fee reduction is not available for:

  • Higher degree research courses
  • Ineligible postgraduate courses
  • Single subject (short courses)
  • Honours courses
  • Undergraduate courses
  • Pathway courses
  • Enabling courses
  • Pre-requisite subjects and courses
  • Courses at JCU Singapore or JCU Brisbane
  • The following JCU Online courses:
    • Master of Business Administration Global
    • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global
    • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration Global
    • Master of Data Science (Professional)
    • Master of Data Science
    • Graduate Diploma of Data Science (Internet of Things)
    • Graduate Diploma of Data Science
    • Graduate Certificate of Data Science
    • Master of Nursing
    • Graduate Diploma of Nursing
    • Graduate Certificate of Nursing
    • Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Bridging)
    • Graduate Certificate of Psychology

To be eligible to receive JCU Alumni Advantage students need to be in full-fee paying places. Students cannot be a recipient of any other JCU- or Government-funded benefit or tuition fee reduction in the same study period, such as a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP).

About Commonwealth Supported Places

A CSP is a place at a university or higher education provider where the government pays part of your fees. This part is a subsidy, not a loan, and you don't have to pay it back. JCU offers CSP places for a number of Postgraduate qualifications.

Your world-class education continues here

JCU Alumni Advantage acknowledges our valued alumni as they undertake further studies to advance their knowledge, interests and careers.

JCU is rated five stars for graduate salary and full-time employment*, so you can be assured a JCU postgraduate degree can take you to where you want to be.

You can register your interest for JCU Alumni Advantage via the link below.

*Good Universities Guide 2022, Postgraduate

Register your interest for the Alumni Advantage