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Through strategically targeted external engagement initiatives on a regional, national and global basis, James Cook University seeks to establish and foster collaborative, productive and mutually beneficial partnerships and alliances, which contribute to JCU achieving its strategic priorities including creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics world-wide.
From JCU’s regional location in the Tropics, relationships will be sought with learning and teaching, research organisations, industries, employers and appliers of new knowledge wherever they may be around the world. The University will explore, implement and support opportunities for collaboration, both physically and virtually, through encouraging staff and student involvement and using information and communication technology to give activities a global reach.
James Cook University is supportive of its communities, being determined to listen to needs and help contribute to the rich and diverse cultures that are developing over time.
To build teaching capacity and collaborative research capability in Australia, Papua New Guinea and the broader Asia Pacific region, the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and James Cook University (JCU) have commenced a three year twinning project. Read more...