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Life at JCU

Living and studying in Northern Queensland is a truly unparalleled experience. Enjoy hands-on learning opportunities in unique and spectacular locations – including UNESCO World Heritage listed rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll explore, discover, grow and make unforgettable memories.

JCU's main campuses are located in North Queensland, a remarkable region which features an extraordinary combination of one of the oldest Indigenous cultures, a stunning tropical climate, sustainable environments and a multicultural population.

North Queensland, JCU Cairns, and JCU Townsville

International Support Services and Student Life

When you join James Cook University, you join a global community of over 21,000 students from more than 100 countries around the world.

There are many opportunities to make new friends and get involved with activities and clubs on campus and in the wider community.

International students have access to a wide range of services, and the dedicated International Student Support Team are available to assist with problems big or small.