Useful Websites

  • Browse the Scholarships @ JCU website.
  • The JCU Student Loans Scheme provides University funding for assistance in the form of loans to students who are in genuine need. The scheme aims to help students who, without this assistance, may not be able to continue their studies.
  • The award winning JCU Learning Centre offers online and face-to-face access to academic learning development.

Support and action groups

  • Interact with sexually and gender diverse students and allies, or help support diversity and inclusiveness at JCU by joining the JCU Pride Alliance group.
  • See also the Cairns LGBT Alliance.
  • Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.
  • Out for Australia seeks to support and mentor aspiring LGBTIQ professionals as they navigate their way through the early stages of their career.
  • National LGBTI Health Alliance recognises that people’s genders, bodies, relationships, and sexualities affect their health and wellbeing in every domain of their life.
  • SSAY IT Cairns is a group for LGBTIQ+ young people. Phone Youth Link on (07) 4031 6179.
  • Queensland Police Service (QPS) works closely with the LGBTIQA+ communities to develop partnerships, awareness and understanding of impacting issues. The QPS LGBTIQ+ Liaison Program provides a professional, non-discriminatory, accessible policing service to LGBTIQA+ communities. Those identifying as LGBTIQA+ can request to discuss police-related matters with a liaison officer in their local area.

Referral websites

JCU Policy