Alumni Get Involved

Get Involved

The value of 'giving back' to JCU as an alumni is difficult to quantify because it's so valuable.  By sharing your time, knowledge or expertise you can help mentor and educate our leaders of tomorrow.

As an alumni of JCU, you are one of close to 100,000 across the globe who have used their skills, honed at JCU, to contribute to life in the Tropics and beyond. We'd love to hear about your exciting career and amazing achievements. Share your story with us today.

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In April 2020, JCU celebrates 50 years of university education in North Queensland. We're calling on our alumni to tell us about incredible moments, events or remarkable people you think should be celebrated. Get involved and share your stories with us

The University hosts events across the globe and will often call on volunteers to assist at these.  Events can include:

Register your interest to volunteer at an Alumni event

The Alumni team are in the process of creating an Emerging Alumni Program that will assist newly graduated alumni to form career and life skills for their future.  If you're interested in becoming a mentor for this program please get in touch with

Many areas around the University seek volunteers. Programs include Orpheus Island Research Station, Medicine Entry Interviewers, Medicine simulated patients program and the JCU Community Gardens.

See JCU Volunteer Options

At JCU we match our students’ expertise and strengths with industry and business needs. By partnering with JCU to host a work placement student you will be nurturing emerging talent and building capacity within Northern Australia.

Students from the following disciplines undertake work placement as part of their degrees:

  • Healthcare Sciences including: Nursing, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Clinical Exercise Physiology and Sport & Exercise Science
  • Public Health & Veterinary Science
  • Medicine, Dentistry & Pharmacy
  • Education & The Arts
  • Social Work
  • Business
  • Law
  • Information Technology
  • Science
  • Engineering & Planning

Find out more about hosting a Placement Student.