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WHAT IS JCU STAR?

Tuition and revision school holiday workshops over three days for Year 12 students.

Current subjects available are Chemistry and Maths Methods.

PROGRAM DATES

Workshop 1: Mon 10 – Wed 12 Jan 2022

Workshop 2: Wed 12 – Fri 14 Jan 2022

Times vary depending on the chosen subject.

LOCATIONS

JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas

PRICE

Early Bird rate: $325

Full price: $375

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

JCU STAR is a customised school holiday study program designed to help you finish Year 12 with the ATAR you want.

Looking for some extra help with maths and chemistry during the holidays?

Join JCU STAR for dedicated maths and chemistry study support.

The program will help you revise last year’s course content, upgrade your study skills and prepare you for external exams.

Maths and chemistry are key subjects for studying many popular courses at university including science, business and finance, engineering and IT.


Program delivered by experienced teachers.

Interactive learning sessions will be run by experienced teachers, who are specialists in maths and chemistry and currently teach them to Year 12 students like you soon will be.

The level of support you receive will be matched to suit your goals, whether that’s to do your best at exam time, max your ATAR, feel more confident, or anything in between.


Small group sizes, big results.

With limited places available in each group, you can interact more easily with your classmates and get quality feedback on your progress.

Learn more about the Mathematical Methods General Senior Syllabus or the Chemistry General Senior Syllabus.


What to expect


Brush up on the year

In this program you’ll review course content from last year, to build a stronger knowledge base going into your final school year. You'll revise important content learned in Year 11 that must be mastered for success in Year 12.

You’ll also receive a workbook with unique exercises to help guide your revision program.


Learn ahead of term

Get a head start on Year 12 with help to understand what’s coming up.

Build your content knowledge with a distinct focus on preparing for your senior year by revising key points within each unit that will lay the platform for a successful final year of high school.

Your learning sessions will also give you a detailed preview of the ATAR course content in the final school term, so you’re familiar with the concepts and can get more out of your classes.


Be ready for your exams

Even though they seem like a long way away, planning ahead and being prepared for your exams can make all the difference.

In these sessions you’ll work through practice exam questions and get help to identify where you can improve.

You'll find new ways to apply what you’ve learnt pick up tips and tricks for using your exam time wisely.

Student feedback

"I’m leaving with a lot of new skills and knowledge and a much more positive outlook for my maths exam."

"I liked that we were able to work together, it motivates me to attempt questions that I never thought I was capable of answering."

"I just wish the program covered more than three days because it was extremely beneficial and enjoyable, and I will definitely be recommending it to others. I cannot stress how much this program helped me."

Event bookings

Please select your desired event below and follow the link to secure your spot. Be sure to pay attention to the subject, date/time, and location to ensure you choose the session that's right for you.

CHEMISTRY

Choose one event only

Yr 12 Chemistry

Workshop 1 - CNS

Dates: 10-12 January 2022

Location: JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

Time: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Chemistry

Workshop 2 - CNS

Dates: 12-14 January 2022

Location: JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

Time: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Chemistry

Workshop 1 - TSV

Dates: 10-12 January 2022

Location: JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas

Time: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Chemistry

Workshop 2 - TSV

Dates: 12-14 January 2022

Location: JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas

Time: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

MATHS METHODS

Choose one event only

Yr 12 Maths Methods

Workshop 1 - CNS

Dates: 10-12 January 2022

Location: JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

Time: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Maths Methods

Workshop 2 - CNS

Dates: 12-14 January 2022

Location: JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

Time: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Maths Methods

Workshop 1 - TSV

Dates: 10-12 January 2022

Location: JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas

Time: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Yr 12 Maths Methods

Workshop 2 - TSV

Dates: 12-14 January 2022

Location: JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas

Time: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.

Cost: Early bird rate $325, Full price $375.

Book before 3 January 2022 to save $50 off the full price.

Program FAQs

Whether you're a high performer wanting to max out your ATAR, or you're looking to gain more confidence to get you through Year 12, JCU STAR will provide tailored support to match your learning goals.


The program will run for a total of 12 hours over three days, split into 4-hour daily learning sessions.

DATES

Chemistry Workshop 1: Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 January 2022 at 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.

Chemistry Workshop 2: Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 January 2022 at 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Maths Methods Workshop 1: Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 January 2022 at 8.30 am - 12.30 pm all days.

Maths Methods Workshop 2: Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 January 2022 at 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm all days.


JCU STAR learning sessions will be held on campus at:

– JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield

– JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas


JCU STAR is more than your standard revision program. This program takes a deep dive into developing your complex problem solving skills.

Experienced, current Year 12 teachers will walk you through complex and unfamiliar learning processes, building the confidence and resilience you need to get you through Year 12 and beyond. You will receive a dedicated workbook to further support your grasp of the subject. The workbook is yours to keep.


We're here to help answer your questions

Contact us via email hello@jcu.edu.au

or phone 1800 943 499


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Make Year 12 really count.

Brush up. Learn ahead. Be ready.