College of Arts, Society and Education


The College of Arts, Society and Education is a part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies. The College builds capacity in the tropics by providing coursework that can develop knowledge and skills in Creative Arts and Media, Humanities , Social Sciences, Social Work and Education. Expanding knowledge of people and societies in the Tropics through research at Masters and PhD levels.

College News

Remote cave reveals earliest Australians lived on the coast around 50,000 years ago
Fri, 19 May 2017
A team of international archaeologists say evidence from a remote cave off Australia’s northwest coast pushes back dates for human occupation of Australia’s coastal zone to around 50,000 years ago.

Inaugural JCU conference targets mental health in higher education
Fri, 5 May 2017
James Cook University Education and Social Work academics are collaborating to bring together leaders in the field of mental health at the Inaugural Australasian Mental Health in Higher Education Conference (IAMHHEC).