We understand choosing the right university for your son or daughter is an important decision, not only financially for the family, but also for their safety and wellbeing.

Support Services
Free for all JCU Students

Support Services

The launch point for all the services and support programs available to you as a JCU student. Find out about personal support, financial support, counsellingcareer advice, safety and wellbeing, equity and inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, and more. JCU's support services cater for both on-campus and off-campus students.

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Safety and Wellbeing

Safety and Wellbeing

All members of JCU have the right to feel welcome, respected and safe. JCU offers on-campus security services to help ensure the safety of students and staff, as well as Equity Contact Officers, qualified Counsellors, and student support officers.

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JCU Student Association

JCU Student Association

The JCU Student Association represents the interests of all JCU students. Membership is voluntary and entitles you to discounts at food outlets on the Cairns and Townsville campuses, and at campus gyms, and many other great deals. Follow the JCU Student Association on Facebook.

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Summer and Winter School

Summer and Winter School

These residential preparatory programs offer high school students a chance to find out what going to university like, and will prepare your child for their first year of tertiary study. They'll already be one step ahead when they start their degree.

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Parents and Partners

Parents and Partners

A guide for parents and partners of new students

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JCU Accommodation Services

JCU Accommodation Services

There's a wide range of accommodation options for JCU students. Find out about living on campus, sharing a private rental, short-term stays and homestays. Read more on the JCU Accommodation website or download the Student Accommodation Guide (PDF, 2785 KB).

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Scholarships@JCU

Scholarships@JCU

Search JCU's comprehensive database for local, regional and Australian scholarships, bursaries and financial support programs. Find out about Commonwealth Scholarships for Indigenous Australians, seek additional financial support, or talk to a scholarships team member.

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