James Cook University (JCU)
James Cook University (JCU)

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  • University Offices:
    1 James Cook Drive Townsville City QLD 4811 Australia
  • Telephone:
    +617 4781 5601
  • Fax:
    (07) 4781 6986
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If one has to list down the benefits of studying at James Cook University, the list would be really long. Being the second oldest university in Australia, since its establishment in 1970, it carries with a legacy and heritage stamp of providing class apart education. This is one university, which has two branches in two different countries, and three campuses. Located in a tropical paradise, Cairns, the university paints a picturesque view. It also has its main campus in Singapore and Townsville. Along with that, there are 3 study centers as well, one in Mount Isa, other in Mackay and the third on Thursday Island.

Around 22,000 student are already enrolled in the University under different programs, and the seats are increasing day by day opening opportunities for students across the world. It has over 100 undergraduate and 140 plus post graduate programs to offer. The quality of the academics is designed in such a way that it makes their student ‘work-ready’. These programs are professionally accredited by associations. Besides working on the curriculum, field trips, clinical experience, workshops, etc. are scheduled and organized for the betterment of the students.

From Arts, Social Work, to Creative Media and Healthcare Science, degrees and courses are offered in all these broad categories. All the campuses of the university provided similar facilities. It has been ranked in a good position for providing employment opportunities to its student.

As far is accommodating all the students is a concern, the campus can easily accommodate all the student, but the residential complexes can take on 1475 students. But the plans to build more infrastructure in order to accommodate more candidates in the pipeline.

The University has given the world some really famous people like David Crisafulli, Silma Irham, Christina Ochoa, etc. Even the faculty has some really high-profile names to its list which gives this university a star point.