JCU Global Experience Virtual Programs

Virtual Programs

Virtual programs are flexible and offer a range of choices to fit into any study plan. Study online with students from across the globe while learning from leading academic staff and business professionals. This is a great way to boost your employability, expand your professional skillset, develop cross-cultural skills, and meet like minded students from around the world - all from home!

To register your interest for a Virtual Program, contact the Global Experience Team.

Global Experience offer a variety of virtual programs for credit towards your JCU degree.


A Virtual Internship through CIS Australia are perfect for students who want to gain professional experience in their chosen field, work with an intercultural team at an international company. With the use of modern technology, virtual internships allow students to work remotely while gaining practical skills, industry connections and business experience without leaving home.

Short Study

Complete a subject for credit in the semester break through the Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy.

Equivalent to any undergraduate elective level 1, 2 or 3

Equivalent to BX3173

Semester Exchange

Study abroad at Northern Arizona University in the USA for one semester online. NAU’s Stronger Together Worldwide virtual exchange program includes the following:
  • A one-credit course for all virtual exchange students and local NAU students to enhance students’ skills in global positive change through a competencies-based pedagogy. The goal is to create an international cohort of students to connect on common issues and problem solve across cultures and disciplines.
  • A selection of over 160 online NAU courses for exchange students. https://nau.edu/cie/virtual-exchange-program/
  • A buddy program that matches virtual exchange students with a local NAU student.
  • Biweekly support circles, with NAU ambassadors.
  • Virtual wellness activities and field trips.
  • Free access to NAU’s Global Engagement and Language Learning Center.
  • Nominations for Semester 1 2021 close 25 November 2020.