Estate Campus Planning

Campus Planning

Campus Master Plans

The Cairns Masterplan Refresh project aims to enable the realization of JCU’s strategic intent and vision through a physical development framework. The refresh project will enhance and build on the existing 2010 Cairns masterplan to deliver an agile, sustainable, digitally enabled, student centric campus that engages with its unique tropical setting and local industries.

Since the formation of the 2010 Cairns Campus masterplan, several key initiatives have come to realisation including:

  • a new campus main entrance with public transport corridor and bus station (Panguna Street);
  • a new boulevard connecting Panguna Street to the campus ring road;
  • Student accommodation on the MacGregor Road frontage;
  • Centre of Excellence (The Cairns Institute – TCI); and
  • Design has commenced on the $30M Cairns Innovation Centre (CIC) which will be constructed adjacent to the TCI through 2018/19.

The Masterplan Refresh will be a catalyst for incubating strategic partnerships with stakeholders whom identify with the strategic intent of the University, diversify and strengthen JCU’s position as one of the world’s top universities based on 2016 assessments by one of the world’s leading ranking systems (ARWU).

For more information visit the Cairns Campus Master Plan 2018 website, or have your say by filling out the JCU Cairns Masterplan refresh Staff and Student survey.

JCU's Townsville Campus Master Plan 2017 embraces the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century and envisions a lively and vibrant urban campus that sits elegantly in its natural environment. To see a video, concept illustrations and the Plan visit the Townsville Master Plan page.

Major Project Information

Sport Precinct Concept

SSAF - E Sport

SSAF - Eddie Koiki Mabo Library Indoor Peer to Peer Space

SSAF - Health Precinct Peer Space

SSAF - Cairns Outdoor Peer Space

Technology Innovation Complex (TIC)

TTH Clinical School

Cairns Master Plan

OIRS Accommodation

Building 029 - JCU College

ICT Conduit Infrastructure

A11 - JCU College Refurbishment

Residential Sub-Division

Building 102 = Anatomy Lab Mechanical Review

Burketown Remote Location Housing

Central Plaza

Building 004 Communication Room

Building 039 Communication Room

Cairns Innovation Centre

Building 086 - Medium Animal House Refurbishment

Building 142 - Histology Laboratory

Cairns AITHM

Cairns Student Accommodation

OIRS PV Solution


    Cairns Secondary College

    H&K Master Plan

    Townsville Campus Renewal

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