James Cook University has been ranked in the top 250 of the world’s universities – the best such ranking the University has achieved.

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The prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings has ranked JCU 201-250 out of 1102 institutions worldwide.

It’s a significant improvement on last year’s THE ranking, which placed JCU in the top 251-300 of the world’s leading research universities.

James Cook University has also improved its ranking compared to other Australian universities. JCU is ranked joint 9th of the 35 Australian universities that were selected for this year’s ranking, …

The Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 150 Under 50 Rankings for 2016. It ranks the top 150 universities under 50 years old, and places JCU at 38th place.

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The Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 150 Under 50 Rankings for 2016. It ranks the top 150 universities under 50 years old, and places JCU at 38th place.

James Cook University’s achievements and potential have been recognised, with a respected global rankings organisation placing JCU in the top 50 universities under 50 years old.

James Cook University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Sandra Harding said JCU’s inclusion is very pleasing.

“As the THE explains, …

Consider James Cook University for Dental School in Australia

Listen to one Canadian tell his story of studying at James Cook Dental School.

Ali talks about the advantages of studying dentistry in Australia for Canadian students and what it’s like to study at JCU in Cairns.



James Cook Dental School is still accepting applications for the February 2015 intake.  The  deadline for James Cook Medical  School and James Cook Dental School is August 29th.   …

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KOM Consultants wants to wish all Medical & Dental School applicants great success with James Cook University this weekend!

James Cook University Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry will be in Toronto tomorrow hosting interviews with KOM medical and dental school  applicants.  These interviews are for places for the February 2015 intake.

If you missed the interviews this weekend, don’t worry as James Cook University’s application deadline is actually not until the end of August.   …

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So, you’re packing for your trip to Australia- afraid you’ll forget something? Freaking out? Need some instruction? Well, here’s a list with some helpful hints and advice from James Cook University. 

 Calm down. And start getting ready for the trip of a lifetime.

Firstly- the things that seem obvious but are often forgotten, you don’t want to be spending extra money on items like:
First aid kit
Contact lenses

Secondly, …

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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, …

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Scientists call for large ocean wilderness parks  

James Cook University is a vibrant three-campus university with main campus locations in the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns and the city-state of Singapore.   JCU is Australia’s leading tropical research university and Queensland’s second oldest university.  JCU is situated close to the Great Barrier Reef and works closely with Marine Biology and Preservation. 


April 15, 2013:   Leading international marine scientists have called for the protection of more, …