James Cook University

James Cook University is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia. JCU is a teaching and research institution.

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Address: 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia
Phone: +61 7 4781 4111


Since the establishment in 1970, James Cook University (JCU) have expanded into a multi-campuses in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. JCU students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. JCU undergraduate and postgraduate courses span the Arts, Business, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Information Technology and Social Sciences.

James Cook University is 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.

The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised 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.