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Register for Open Day 2018


Keep up-to-date with the latest news and information about our next Open Day events.

Townsville - Sunday, 19 August 2018

Cairns - Sunday, 26 August 2018

Hear from the experts


JCU academics are at the forefront of research and development activities around the world. Our students are privileged to be learning from expert academics who are leaders in their fields. Because our academics are at the cutting edge, many JCU lectures are based on information that hasn't even made it into the textbooks yet!

Get your questions answered


A range of JCU staff and academics will be available to speak with you about your career aspirations and the opportunities available in your chosen area of study. Take advantage of the stimulating presentations by our academic staff – with information, lectures and activities including the forensic trail and hands on activities for kids and adults alike – there will be something to interest everyone!

Find your dream career


Take the opportunity to work your way through an online career suggestion program with the friendly staff from JCU Careers and Employment and identify career suggestions based on your skills and interests.

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Student Testimonials


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Kate studied the Bachelor of Applied Science

“I recommend that any student interested in coming to university attend an Open Day. I found it really beneficial to decide what I wanted to study.”

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Narelle studied the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Media

“I attended the JCU Open Day as an opportunity to talk first hand with lecturers and discuss possible course content and career paths.”

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Lisa's portrait

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Lisa studied the Bachelor of Nursing Science-Bachelor of Midwifery

“The first year that I came to Open Day I came with my friends from high school and we all really enjoyed the day because we were able to see what each of us were interested in.”

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