From Year 12 to university - guaranteed

Enjoy the reassurance of knowing you have secured your place at JCU* prior to ATAR results being released with JCU's Year 12 Student Success Package. Benefit from ATAR adjustments, guaranteed admission, plus the option of receiving an early offer before you graduate high school.

What's available?

Early Offer

There's a place for you at JCU.
Get your offer early so you can finish Year 12 with confidence. It's one less thing you have to worry about.

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Guaranteed Admission

Guaranteed entry to the majority of courses based on your ATAR results only. Subject prerequisites may not count. Automatically applied.

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Adjustment Factors

You could be eligible to receive ATAR adjustments based on where you live in Queensland or what subjects you successfully complete at school.

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This is Uni... but not as you know it

Wherever you are on your journey of discovery, we're committed to you having a student experience that is life-changing. You can develop professional skills during field trips in the most fascinating places on Earth, gain experience during clinical placements in rural and remote communities, or build networks with the titans of industry during work-integrated learning.

Don't just leave with a degree, finish with stories.

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Whatever you want your future to be, we want to help you get there.

Let us know what study area you are interested in and we'll be in touch.

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JCU Webinar Series

Need some help with subject selection or applications? Confused about how QTAC works? What happens if you don’t get the ATAR you need? Want to learn how to deal with stress, failure and disappointment?

Parents, students and teachers, connect with JCU to have all your questions answered.

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Help take the sting out of uni costs with a JCU Scholarship. With over fifty scholarships available, some up to the value of $45,000, covering everything from study area scholarships to financial help for students who live in regional, rural or remote areas; find a scholarship applicable to you. No matter what your circumstances, students of all abilities and backgrounds may be eligible to apply - even those waiting for ATAR results and offers.

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JCU Physio student, Mason in front of the Welcome to Longreach sign

Experience has no substitute

As a JCU student you may have the opportunity to travel to rural or remote communities during placement, gaining valuable experience and industry-recognised qualifications. Check out Mason’s story. His desire to have a taste of true outback life during his physiotherapy placement drew him to Longreach
where he was able to put his class-room knowledge into practice, improving the health and wellbeing of those living in the local community.

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Tips for parents for when your kids go to uni

Starting at university is an exciting, but challenging time for students and their families. However, there is a lot parents can do to make this transition period easier for yourself and your child.

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Student on campus supporting each other

Student support when you need it

Going to uni isn't just about assignments and exams. At JCU we want your whole university experience to be a happy and healthy one. Student Support Officers are available to help all first year students achieve their educational goals and to succeed at university.

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*subject to meeting the course entry requirements and prerequisites, and listing your JCU Early Offer as your first preference on your QTAC application.