Develop a range of skills in James Cook University, differentiate yourself from others!

At a glance of James Cook University (JCU)

-JCU was founded in 1970 as the second university in Queensland

-The number of students approximately 11,500 in total, more than 1,500 are international students

-JCU currently has six campuses with different majors, the main campus is located in Townsville


Your dreams begin at JCU

  1. Rankings and reputations of JCU

-Top 30 of Modern Universities

-Top 250 Universities in the world

– top-quality teaching, learning and research that delivers practical advantages to society, industries and the environment worldwide

-5 Stars awards in student support, learning engagement, skill development, undergraduate job success and social equity (The Good Universities Guide 2021)


  1. Graduates are loved by companies

-Best network communication

The employment success rate of its graduates has been rated as a 5-star (Good Universities Guide)
– The top Queensland university for postgraduate full-time employment and starting salary (Australia’s authoritative tertiary education guide)


  1. Good level of scientific research

– Excellence is deeply imbedded in JCU’s research fields, includes marine technology, marine biology and tropical areas

-The teaching quality of JCU is superb, and its research in 38 fields has been recognized globally and above the world standard

-83% of JCU’s research fields ,38 of the 46 research fields assessed, were rated world-class or above (Excellence in Research for Australia)


-JCU received well above world standard in 8 research areas:

Of the 38 fields of research in which JCU is rated world class or above, the University received the highest possible rating (“well above world standard”) in 8 research areas:

  • Environmental science and management
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Ecological applications
  • Plant biology
  • Medical microbiology
  • Fisheries sciences
  • Organic chemistry


  1. Advanced facilities for research and education

Due to its geographical, the tropical and natural research and education are well-developed. The students have an opportunity to explore the oldest rainforest worldwide from JCU’s canopy crane and Daintree Rainforest Observatory.


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