JCU Cairns and Townsville are opening their doors for UniX Senior, a unique university experience where attendees can explore our campuses and get a taste of uni life. Hear all about our courses, pathways and scholarships and chat with current students and academic staff.

Are you a school staff member?

If you would like to register your school to attend, please complete the Schools Registration Form. Download the Schools Information Booklet for Cairns and Townsville.

Are you a local high school student?

If you are a Year 10, 11 or 12 student based between Central and Far North Queensland, please complete the Student Registration Form.

Are you travelling for this event?

If you are a Year, 10, 11 or 12 student travelling from interstate to attend UniX Senior, please complete the Student Registration Form.

What to expect on the day:

  • Gain insight into the different courses and career opportunities that are available
  • Speak with Student Ambassadors about what it’s like to study at JCU
  • Learn all about all the social aspects of uni life and all the support services available
  • Chat with Academic Staff
  • Tour JCU's state of the art campus facilities
  • Participate in hands-on, interactive sessions

Sign up today

UniX Senior Cairns

20 and 21 June 2023, 9 am to 1:30 pm

Discover more about JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus and the surrounding region.

Download the UniX Senior Cairns Schools Information Booklet.

Download the UniX Senior Cairns Program.

UniX Senior Townsville

11 and 12 July 2023, 9 am to 1:30 pm

Discover more about JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus and the surrounding region.

Download the UniX Senior Townsville Schools Information Booklet.

Experience has no substitute


UniX Senior will take place at JCU Cairns on 20 and 21 June 2023 and JCU Townsville on 11 and 12 July 2023.

Year 10, 11 and 12 students along with their school or parents/carers are welcome to attend UniX Senior to check out our campuses and activities.

We recommend you register to attend UniX Senior so you can receive our regular updates and skip the queue on the day.

These are heaps of fun things to do and see at UniX Senior, so we recommend you arrive early if you'd like to get the most out of your day. UniX Senior kicks off at 9 am.

Please wear enclosed shoes if you want to tour our facilities, including the science labs. We also recommend you wear something sun safe.

Make your way through the front entrance under the big blue archway, where you will see the welcome marquees. Here, you'll receive your UniX Senior welcome pack, which will include a copy of the program and event map.

After you have registered or checked in and received your welcome pack, head over to the information marquee to find out more information about the UniX Senior activities and events.

You are not required to register or book in advance to attend any of the presentations and activities on offer throughout the day.

A presentation schedule will be emailed out to registrants prior to the event.

Yes, our current students can't wait to meet you and answer your questions. Ask about student life, accommodation, life in North Queensland, study and work schedules ... anything you like.

Yes, there will be a variety of food and drink outlets operating on campus for UniX Senior.

You can find the Cairns program here.

Check back here soon for a Townsville program.

Due to limited availability, the residential program for UniX Senior is only available to participating schools.

If you are attending this event without a teacher or school group, you must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.

Staff at the accommodation booth will be able to answer all your questions and provide information on all the accommodation options available. Accommodation tours will also run throughout the day.

Yes, there is disabled access to all buildings around the UniX Senior site. Staff and student ambassadors will be available to assist on the day, if required. Disabled car parking is also available for permit holders.

If you can't attend UniX Senior, you can book a private campus tour.

You may also be interested in attending our Virtual Open Day on 12 September 2023 (registration is required).

Yes, there are several car parks located within close walking distance to UniX Senior. See Campus Maps for car park locations.

On-campus parking will be available free of charge at UniX Senior.

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