Application deadlines

The application deadlines for participation in the JCU Outbound Exchange Program are:

  • Semester 1 – 30 June in the year prior to your departure.
  • Semester 2 – 30 November in the year prior to your departure.

Late applications may be considered if places are available. Contact the for more information.

Application process

A step-by-step guide is available in the Outbound Exchange Student Handbook (PDF, 7875 KB).

Step 1 – Apply

Complete the Outgoing Exchange Application Form. The Global Experience team will assess the application and provide feedback and next steps.

Step 2 – References

Ask a member of the JCU academic staff to complete an Academic Reference Form (PDF, 212 KB) on your behalf. They should submit the competed reference directly to the

Step 3 – Credit transfer

Contact your College subject advisor to discuss your study plan and what subjects you can do while on exchange.

Further support is available through the Student Centre or by emailing

Complete the Exchange Credit Transfer Form (PDF, 267 KB) (Languages only version (PDF, 287 KB)), sign it and have it approved by your College and returned to the

Step 4 – Host university application

When Steps 1-3 are complete, the Global Experience Office will nominate you to the partner university. When nomination has been accepted, Global Experience will advise of the host university's application process and deadline.

Global Experience can assist and will forward your application to the host university (if not electronic). Processing times will vary, usually around 4-8 weeks.

Step 5 – Acceptance

Receive your official offer from the host university and notify the Global Experience Office. Sign and return the Letter of Acceptance if applicable (procedure varies depending on host university).

Step 6 – Travel plans