Fees and Dates

Get ready for James Cook University (JCU) by adding important dates into your calendar for campus Induction Days and Readiness Assessments.

Induction Day

The Diploma Induction is designed to prepare you for University life, where you will meet the Diploma staff and your fellow students.

What to bring:

  • A pen and notepad.
  • There are water bubblers available, please feel free to bring a refillable water bottle.
  • A pizza lunch will be provided, there are also various eateries on campus where you can purchase food if you wish.

Contact pathways@jcu.edu.au if you have any questions.

Official Welcome

The Diploma Official Welcome to JCU gives you the opportunity to meet our Student Mentors, join a guided tour of the campus and the Library, and meet our Diploma Academic Staff and join them for an interactive academic activity session.

What to bring:

  • A pen and notepad.
  • There are water bubblers available, please feel free to bring a refillable water bottle.

Contact pathways@jcu.edu.au if you have any questions.

Readiness Assessment

The Readiness Assessment is compulsory for Pathways students to complete prior to the semester commencing.

It is an online tool used to assess your readiness for academic study. This will have no bearing on your acceptance or enrolment to JCU.

If you cannot make one of the times below please email: pathways@jcu.edu.au arrange an alternative time.

Townsville Campus

Please note you must have accepted your offer to study in the Diploma to attend.

Attend one session only from the dates listed below and arrival time to be advised:

  • Thursday, 25 January 2018, arrive anytime between 12:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Tuesday, 30 January 2018, arrive anytime between  12:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Monday, 5 February 2018, arrive anytime between 9:30am and 11:30am.  Please note, this session will be held in Building 17, Room 033 (Science and Engineering)

Once you have completed the Readiness Assessment, Pathways staff can assist you with your study plan and subject enrolments.

Contact pathways@jcu.edu.au if you have any questions.

Cairns Campus

Please note you must have accepted your offer to study in the Diploma to attend.

Attend one session only from the dates listed below and arrival time to be advised:

  • Wednesday, 17 January 2018, arrive anytime between 9:15am and 11:15am
  • Wednesday, 24 January 2018, arrive anytime between 9:15am and 11:15am
  • Wednesday, 31 January 2018, arrive anytime between 9:15am and 11:15am
  • Monday, 5 February 2018, arrive anytime between 9:15am and 11:15am

Once you have completed the Readiness Assessment, Pathways staff can assist you with your study plan and subject enrolments.

Contact pathways@jcu.edu.au if you have any questions.

Fees and charges

University study involves a range of expenses, including living and study costs. For information relating to fees, costs and financial support select the link that best suits your requirements: