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Give to Research Stations

JCU is a teaching and research-intensive university that aims to create a brighter future for life in the tropics worldwide though graduates and discoveries that make a difference.

Research stations provide real-world experiences that help our students transition to become job-ready graduates and our researchers undertake field-work within our region, building connections with our communities.

JCU Daintree Rainforest Observatory

JCU's Daintree Rainforest Observatory (DRO) is our classroom in the rainforest. Your support helps our students and researchers with hands-on experiences that make positive change for our region, for Australia and for the World.

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JCU Fletcherview Research Station

Fletcherview Research Station is JCU's fully operational outback cattle station. Your donation to Fletcherview creates real-world educational experiences  for our students and researchers.…

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JCU Orpheus Island Research Station

Orpheus Island Research Station provides a living laboratory for our students and researchers located on the Great Barrier Reef. Your donation can support field work and study experiences in this inspirational learning environment.…

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Types of Donations

JCU accepts cash, shares, debentures and bonds, fully paid insurance policies where the University is named as the beneficiary, and in some cases realty (including improved and unimproved real estate), personal property such as art, antiques, jewellery, coins and other items of value.

Contact us to discuss your gift.

You can choose to give:

  • Regularly, such as through workplace giving programs and payroll deductions;
  • On one or more occasions each year;
  • As one-off gifts;
  • As a bequest in your will.

JCU accepts donations:

  • Online through our secure payment portal for specific causes;
  • By Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) - contact us for details;
  • By cheque - Made out to James Cook University - see mailing address;
  • In cash at our Cashiers office on the Townsville, Bebegu Yumba and Cairns, Nguma-bada campuses.