New students

Future Students are responsible for recruiting, admitting and supporting international students at JCU. Our friendly staff are here to meet the needs of prospective and current international students. We can assist you with all your enquiries including what courses are available at JCU and how to apply through to graduation arrangements and preparing to return home.

Our services

Future Students offer the following services to ensure you have a smooth transition to life and study at JCU:

- Arrival Service (when arriving in your campus city)
- Townsville important dates
- Cairns important dates
- Social activities
- Accommodation information
- Overseas Student Health Cover information
- Personal well-being and welfare support

Applying to JCU

If you are seeking to study at JCU, or a current student changing or upgrading your degree, please phone or email us at International Admissions.

For Diploma, Bachelor, Graduate Certificate/Diploma, or Masters degree
- Email: International Admissions

For Study Abroad or Exchange studies for 6 or 12 months
- Email:

For Research degrees, go to the Graduate Research School website.

Phone International Admissions: +61 7 4781 4060- during business hours

Post: International AdmissionsJames Cook University
Townsville QLD 4811

Students are recommended to keep copies of important documents.

If you are currently studying at JCU, please refer to the Current students’ contact details.

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