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Basketball, medicine and beyond
From professional basketballer to doctor. Newly graduated doctor, Ainsley Walsh, reflects on the experiences that have spring boarded her career.
Healthy smiles for NQ
A north Queensland local, newly graduated dentist Dr Nirjyot Gill is eager to bring healthy smiles to rural communities
Beyond the counter
A future in pharmacy
Tegan Stark had always planned on pursuing her future at JCU. Now working as a specialised pharmacist in oncology, she’s never looked back.
Palm trees and prescriptions
When Townsville school leaver Sarah Hughes enrolled in the first year of James Cook University’s new Bachelor of Pharmacy program in 1999, she had little idea of where the profession would take her.
Celebrating 50 years of JCU
Culture shock in 1970s Australia
When economics student Binh Tran-Nam arrived in Townsville in 1973, he landed in a country town without a casino and an aquarium. Discover how Binh fell in love with Australia.
Supercomputing in the 1970s
The PDP-10 mainframe computer that came to JCU in 1970 was big help for students and researchers alike. It also produced the first ‘nerds’ who spent night after night typing away on the ‘big machine’.