Programs for Year 7 and 8 Students

Future Students Schools Year 7 and 8 students

Our FREE programs provide a range of interactive activities for students from Years 7-8 and are designed to;

  • build confidence
  • learn positive self-esteem strategies
  • develop tools for overcoming obstacles and achieving goals
  • explore future study and work opportunities
  • understand available financial supports
  • identify the key support people who can help them achieve their post high school goals.

Our programs are delivered at JCU’s Townsville and Cairns campuses and in schools across the region.

Current programs for schools

Campus Explorer

During the school year we invite schools to register their students for a day of on-campus experiences.

Our Campus Explorer day includes:

  • University Learning Experiences (ULE) - developed and delivered by JCU’s academic teams
  • Interactive activities designed to build students’ awareness and understanding about university
  • Student Ambassador Stories - provide students with an insight into university life and the challenges and opportunities faced by current students as they work towards their academic and career goals.
  • University campus tour

Year 9 and 10 program dates and registrations now open

To book the Campus Explorer day for your school, follow one of the links below.

Year 7 and 8 program will run in Term 3 and registrations will open soon

Schools may choose to register online a ‘whole year cohort’ of students, individual classes and/or selected students interested in finding out more about the university.

Bookings are essential as student numbers are capped.

Study Explorer

Our Study Explorer (in-school) program caters for students from Years 6-8 and also Years 9-10 and includes interactive engaging, activities which promote access to higher education, raise student aspiration and awareness of the value of higher education.

Activities aim to:

  • raise aspirations
  • raise awareness
  • raise achievement
  • exploring affordability
  • promote action for access

On the day attending teachers will need to ensure the following terms and conditions apply.

Book a visit

We invite schools to book an in-school visit for ‘whole year cohort’, various year levels or selected classes/groups.

To book a Study Explorer visit and/or find out more:

Contact us