The College of Business, Law and Governance (CBLG) is part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies and delivers a range of courses in Cairns, Singapore, Townsville and Brisbane*. It is led by the Dean, Professor David Low and promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research across four key areas:
Formed in 2014 to provide new opportunities and collaborations for both education and research, a primary focus of the College is ethics, sustainability and governance, as well as an understanding of complex business systems. Our courses equip future leaders with life-long skills that have practical applications in the workplace, and are designed with a variety of options to facilitate lifestyle and work commitments, whether it be studying online or on campus, or on a full or part time basis.
Our multi-campus locations and world-class academics bring an international perspective to our teaching and research. Leading-edge postgraduate study areas reflect global industry needs and include international business, sustainable practice, creativity and innovation, political science, and information technology.
Together with our academic agenda, CBLG is proud to support a number of community organisations and initiatives across the Cairns and Townsville regions.
*Brisbane campus is operated by Russo Higher Education.
Robots and the ‘gig’ economy: mapping the new world of employment
Wed, 28 Feb 2018
Robots and the ‘gig’ economy are rapidly changing the way we work – and a James Cook University Associate Professor of Law has set her sights on exploring the new landscape.
Townsville’s creative industries need a boost
Tue, 20 Feb 2018
James Cook University researchers have found Townsville is suffering a creative industries ‘brain drain’ and the sector needs a kickstart to stop hundreds of millions of dollars from leaving the city.
Thu, 8 Feb 2018
Cairns student Paris Cantwell will begin university life next week with an extra spring in her step thanks to a scholarship from Ronald McDonald House.
3385 new places at JCU, with more to come
Tue, 16 Jan 2018
When university applicants check their offers on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website this morning (Tuesday 16 January) 1142 will discover an offer of a place to study at James Cook University.
Even ‘green’ consumers waste food
Wed, 3 Jan 2018
James Cook University researchers have found that even environmentally aware consumers waste food.