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Named after the British explorer Captain James Cook, James Cook University is Australia’s leading tropical research university and Queensland’s second oldest university offering excellence in teaching and research. Our main campuses are based in the vibrant coastal northern Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, offering students a unique, safe and friendly study environment. This remarkable region has over a million visitors come each year to experience two World Heritage-listed natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforests. JCU offers a comprehensive selection of exciting and career-relevant courses at undergraduate, postgraduate (coursework and research) and short term/semester level. This unique study experience in the “Real Australia” allows you to experience a true Australian lifestyle, culture, and affordable cost of living, with a more personalized teaching environment. Many courses also include practical, hands-on experience. Over 19,000 students including over 5,000 international students from over 100 nationalities currently study with JCU.The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognized research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.

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James Cook University Now Ranked In The Top 250 Of World’s Universities


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.

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, …

JCU Receives Grant for Malaria Research


Professor Louis Schofield, Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at (JCU) in North Queensland has received a $2.8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to pursue the pre-clinical development of a vaccine aimed at the goal of malaria eradication.

The research will be conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, and other colleagues and institutions in the USA. …

James Cook University – Top 50 Worldwide University


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.

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

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

“As the THE explains, …

Starting at James Cook University?


For any students starting in this February 2015. Here’s some important dates and events that you need to know!

 

 

 

Named after the British explorer Captain James Cook, is Australia’s leading tropical research university and Queensland’s second oldest university offering excellence in teaching and research. Our main campuses are based in the vibrant coastal northern Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, …

Canadian students talks about Dental School at James Cook University


Consider 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.

 

APPLY NOW!  

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.   …

At-A-Glance
Locations:Townsville, Queensland – population 175,000
Cairns, Queensland – population 151,000
Student Population:19,00
Strengths:Education, Environmental, Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy), Veterinary Science
Campus locations:Townsville, Queensland (Main Campus)
Cairns, Queensland
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