There are a range of transportation options available to get you to and from university. Buses run regularly to the Townsville and Cairns campuses, and your Student ID card may also entitle you to concessions on public transport. Some great sustainable options for travelling to and from university include cycling and car-pooling. Download the JCU app to access the campus maps and locations for permit and free parking on campus. See also Transport and parking.
Making new friends and connections are important and can really help you to adjust to uni life and succeed in your studies. Get to know your fellow students through the wide range events and student groups on campus including the Student Mentor Program, Events, JCUSA Clubs and Societies and linking up via social media.
There are a wide range of sporting club, annual sporting events, and social sport to keep you healthy and happy while studying.
As a JCU student you will have great opportunities to get involved and enhance your studies including opportunities to study overseas as part of the JCU Exchange Program, join the Student Ambassador Program, become a Student Mentor, join a Club or Society or volunteer via our Careers and Employment service.