Life in Australia

About Cairns
Cairns Campus is based in Australia's northern-most city in Tropical North Queensland renowned for its unique environment.

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About Townsville
Learn more about Townsville Campus's surrounding region and its unique mix of rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, outback towns and islands.

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Arriving at the Airport
Book our international arrival service and a JCU representative will meet you at the airport, bus or train station and take you to your accommodation.

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Australian Culture
While you are studying at JCU, we encourage you to learn as much as you can about Australia and to get a feel for the Aussie lifestyle.

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Bringing your family
As an international student, you may bring members of your family while you are studying.

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Your first 48 hours
Some information you may need in your first 48 hours of arriving in Australia to about JCU accommodation and computer access.

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Currency and opening a bank account
Prepare for living in Australia with our advice on budgeting, opening bank accounts and currency for when you arrive in Australia.

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Getting Around
Advice tips for travelling around the regions of JCU major campuses located in Townsville and Cairns.

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Completing your studies
A brief overview for JCU international students about exams and results, graduation, JCU's Returning Home Program and JCU Alumni.

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