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James Cook University — Townsville and Cairns, Queensland

For students seeking an out-of-the-ordinary study abroad experience, look no further than James Cook University. With two campuses in Townsville and Cairns, JCU is situated amongst the Northern Queensland rainforests and provides the perfect entry point to exploring the stunning Great Barrier Reef. With strong biological and environmental science curricula, the university offers students a unique experience with natural flora and fauna also inhabiting the campuses. Non-science majors will also find a variety of courses to meet their academic needs, and students are housed in on-campus accommodations where a strong sense of community abounds. After an informative and exciting 5-day orientation program in Sydney, students then encounter Australia in her most authentic form.

Program Highlights

  • With campuses in Townsville and Cairns, James Cook University provides a comprehensive array of courses
  • Take advantage of our pre semester trip option to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
  • Live with locals in on-campus housing
  • Live in Townsville, a coastal country town with it’s relaxed pace or Cairns, the tourist Mecca of far north Queensland
  • Be surrounded by the World Heritage Listed areas of the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics rainforests – this is a truly unique environment
  • Comprehensive five-day orientation program in Sydney includes many cultural activities
  • Experience an alternative Spring Break with our optional Thailand tour
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