JCU Global Experience Study in Australia at JCU

Study in Australia at JCU

Students from around the world come to JCU for unique, hands-on study experiences in Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) — a place like no other in Australia or on Earth.

Our career-focused courses are designed to prepare graduates for the workforce with guidance from leading industry professionals who are passionate about passing on their expertise.

Why study at JCU in Australia?

Discover what makes JCU and TNQ so unique, beautiful and exciting

Living and studying in North Queensland is a truly unparalleled experience. Enjoy hands-on learning opportunities, a natural environment that fosters adventure and a laidback, welcoming culture. You’ll explore, discover, grow and make unforgettable memories.

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Where learning meets adventure

Get a glimpse of the adventures JCU students enjoy as part of their studies. Many JCU subjects include field trips to locations such as reefs, rainforest stations, wetlands, the Outback and more. Find out what studying at JCU can hold for you.

Orpheus Island field trip.

Classroom on the reef

What better way to learn about coral than getting hands-on with the subject at JCU’s Classroom on the Great Barrier Reef: Orpheus Island.

JCU IERC field trip to Cape Pallarenda and Turtle Rock.

An Aboriginal perspective on the real Australia

Learn about Study Abroad students Tara (USA) and Tomine's (Norway) field trip to Cape Pallarenda and Turtle Rock at Hervey’s Range where they learnt about bush medicine and an Aboriginal perspective from local elder Uncle Rusty.

Wambiana Station Field Trip.

Investigating biodiversity in the Outback

Hear about USA Study Abroad student Ellen's experience in the Outback on a field trip to Wambiana cattle station.