JCU Medical & Dental School Applications are due in August



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James Cook University Medical School and James Cook University Dental School approach application deadline  

Australian Medical and Dental School applications are starting to reach their application deadlines for the February 2015 intake.

University of Sydney application deadline recently passed.  The next deadline will be for JCU Medical School and JCU Dental School.  Application deadline is August 29th.

Get your application package ready now to apply to Australian Medical and Dental Schools.  Contact KOM Consultants for requirement details and the application package. …

Earth Day: JCU studies plastics choking marine life



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JCU:  Plastics choke our marine life: is the message getting through?

In honour of Earth Day, KOM highlights James Cook University and it’s work as a rural/remote and tropical based university. Sitting along side the Great Barrier Reef, JCU is pro-active in their attempts for a better ocean life.

A new James Cook University project is helping assess whether we are winning the war on informing people about plastic waste and its devastating impacts on the marine environment. …

JCU Medical School applications now open



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James Cook University Medical School Applications
now open for February 2015

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative and application centre for James Cook University.

James Cook University’s Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery course is a six year undergraduate program.

This program  aims to produce graduates of the highest academic standards, who can progress to medical practice and to further studies in medical specialties.  Graduates will be uniquely qualified in the fields of rural/remote and Indigenous health and tropical medicine. …

JCU International Business Student awarded $50,000 scholarship



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‘Lucky break’ for citizen of the world

 Chia Hui Tan. Photo by Richard Davis, JCU

 A James Cook University international student has been awarded a $50,000 scholarship to help with his studies in Australia.

 Chia Hui Tan, a first-year student in the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Psychology course, has received the inaugural ACER International Student Scholarship – Business (AISS).

Founded in 1930, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is an independent, …

JCU joins celebration of 100 years of tropical medicine



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Celebrating 100 years of tropical medicine

A special event was held in Townsville to celebrate the centenary of the official opening of Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine (AITM).

On June 28, 1913, the AITM was officially opened. This was Australia’s first independent medical research complex. The building, a Queensland Heritage Register-listed place, still exists adjacent to the old Townsville General Hospital.

The AITM was the forerunner to the newly formed Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM), …

James Cook University medical graduates opt for Regions



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James Cook University medical graduates are increasingly choosing to practice in regional and remote locations, a recent study shows.

 The study, James Cook University MBBS graduate intentions and intern destinations: a comparative study with other Queensland and Australian Medical schools, has been published in the Rural and Remote Health journal.

 It is the first large analysis of data on medical graduates from JCU and shows the University is producing doctors in a regional location, …

JCU Medical School in Canada



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Next month James Cook University, Faculty of Medicine will be conducting  JCU Medical School interviews for potential KOM applicants in Canada for the 2014 intake. 

Interviews will be held in Toronto and Vancouver at the beginning of May 2013.  JCU is also proposing informal individual meetings for Dental School applicants. 

Medical and dental school applicants need to be registered with KOM . For more information on gpa requirements and setting up an interview, …