One of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia's James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.
Ranked in the top four percent of the world's tertiary institutions by the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities produced by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, James Cook University is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.
James Cook University A brighter future , Ranked in the top 4% of universities, worldwide* , James Cook University (JCU) is Australia’s leading university for the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant university operating across two countries and three tropical campuses, with locations in the North Queensland cities of Cairns and Townsville and in the city-state of Singapore. The Townsville campus offers a range of facilities and services for students including: retail stores and bookshop, cafes and food and drink outlets, gym, sporting facilities and swimming pool, accommodation service, counselling and career services, main JCU library, student mall with dining options, post office and hairdresser
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