JCU is a leader in teaching and research addressing the critical challenges facing the Tropics, worldwide.
JCU ranked in the top 2% of universities in the pre-eminent global rankings system, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU, 2016), for the sixth year in a row.
In 2015, JCU was awarded four prestigious national Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. In 2014, JCU was one of only two universities to receive the maximum number of citations (six) awarded for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. (Australian Awards for University Teaching, Office for Learning and Teaching).
For the past five years, JCU has received five stars for job success in the Good Universities Guide (2016).
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings recognises JCU’s standing as a world-class institution, placing JCU in the top 200 of the world’s universities (THE World University Rankings 2016).