Cairns Open Day

Cairns Open Day

Sunday 20 August 2017

Hear from the experts

JCU academics are at the forefront of research and development activities around the world. Our students are privileged to be learning from expert academics who are leaders in their fields. Because our academics are at the cutting edge, many JCU lectures are based on information that hasn't even made it into the textbooks yet!

Get your questions answered

A range of JCU staff and academics will be available to speak with you about your career aspirations and the opportunities available in your chosen area of study. Take advantage of the stimulating presentations by our academic staff – with information, lectures and activities as well as hands on activities for kids and adults alike - there will be something to interest everyone!

Find your dream career

Take the opportunity to work your way through an online career suggestion program with the friendly staff from JCU Careers and Employment and identify career suggestions based on your skills and interests.

Student testimonials


"Going to Open Day was a great decision for me. It helped me make up my mind about what I wanted to study and what career path that I want to take."                                    

First year student, Information Technology

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"Open Day allows you to collect all of the information required before beginning a tertiary degree. The staff and students of James Cook University are more than willing to assist with any questions you need answered! There are multitudes of resources available to you and these will help you in your preparation in the lead up to attending James Cook University."

Fifth year student, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

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"I would definitely recommend attending the Open Day if you are thinking about university.  I always find out new things about the University at the Open Day and I have been studying on campus for the last 4 years."   

Fourth year student, Mechanical Engineering

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Cairns Campus Video

Before you head to Open Day, take a virtual tour of JCU's Cairns Campus with our fly-through video.