Campuses and Locations

With three tropical campuses in two countries, your JCU experience is certain to be one of the most memorable times of your life. Our Cairns, Townsville and Singapore campuses offer the perfect bases to combine study with adventure.

Our multi-cultural campuses are friendly and inclusive communities of like-minded people. JCU’s International Student Support team provide services to help you adapt well to university life and feel at home.


As a popular tourist destination Cairns has over two million visitors each year who are attracted to the spectacular natural environment and activities on offer. Recreational activities include scuba diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, and exploring ancient rainforests, waterfalls and national parks. Cairns’ diverse population of around 165,000 people enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle with many cafés, restaurants, markets and nightclubs.


Townsville is Australia’s largest tropical city, with a population of around 190,000. It is located on the north-east coast of Australia in the dry tropics region of Queensland. The city boasts 300 days of sunshine each year, and a variety of national sporting events, markets, cultural activities, and art galleries. The Whitsunday islands, West Savannahs and the real Australian outback are all accessible from the city.


Singapore’s unique characteristics and highly accessible infrastructure make the city one of the best places to live and study in Asia. As a JCU student in Singapore, you will experience the rich multiculturalism that exists on-campus, as well as a first-class educational experience in one of the