General Information for Getting Started

The following information is relevant to all commencing research higher degree candidates at JCU. It is important that candidates are aware of their responsibilities in terms of professional and generic skills development and training, as well as research ethics, reporting requirements and candidature milestones.

Set up your JCU Computer Account

Your computer account gives you access to the internet and your JCU email address, plus a number of online facilities and databases.

  1. Initiate your JCU computer account and email details.  You will require your eight digit student identification number.  Domestic students will find their identification number on the Offer Schedule.  International students will find their identification number on their Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

  2. Change your password immediately after receiving your account details.

  3. Contact the Graduate Research School by email to if you have any difficulties in setting up your computer account.