COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 20 October 2021, 8am (AEST)

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Placement Dates and Application Deadlines

Applicants are not permitted to contact individual doctors / dentists and / or hospitals directly regarding their application or placements. All queries are to be directed to the Academic Services Officer via No Applications will be received via email. They should be completed online only.

There are 2 blocks for which the students can apply for a placement. They are outlined below.


Block 1: Placement Period: February 2021 – June 2021

Applications can be submitted from 1 July to 1 August 2020.

Please note: No applications will be received outside of the time frames mentioned above. Please allow 4-8 weeks after the closing date before enquiring about the progress of your application.

Block 2: Placement Period: July 2021 – December 2021

Applications can be submitted from 1 January to 1 February 2021.

Non-JCU electives - February - July 2021

International applications - At this stage, due to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) restrictions on International travel we are unable to organise Non-JCU elective applications for February – July 2021.  Please note that this situation continues to evolve and we encourage you to monitor DFAT and JCU website for updates.

Domestic applications will continue to be receive and process as per normal.