|Living cost||USD 1,109 per month|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
|International students||Contact the university / college|
About James Cook University (Australia)
- Around 11,500 students study at JCU Townsville, including over 1,500 international students.
- The campus is located in the suburb of Douglas, in a 386-hectare natural bush and parkland setting, 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the central business district.
- JCU Townsville houses teaching and research facilities, the main JCU library, cafés, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies. Around 1,400 students live on campus in colleges and halls of residence, giving the campus a true community atmosphere.
- Townsville is Australia’s largest tropical city with a population of around 190,000. It’s a thriving coastal city and port, and a stepping-off point for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. The resort regions of the Whitsunday Islands and Mission Beach are within easy reach, as are historic outback towns such as Charters Towers.
- Over 4,000 students study at JCU Cairns, including about 380 international students.
- The campus location is spectacular – surrounded on three sides by rainforest-covered mountains. Located near the northern beaches in the suburb of Smithfield, the campus is 15 kilometres (9 miles) north of the city centre.
- JCU Cairns houses state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities in an attractive setting. Facilities include an impressive library and information technology building, health science and science laboratories, student refectory, café, licensed bar, gym, sporting oval and basketball court.
- With over two million visitors annually, Cairns is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia. Attractions include two World Heritage natural environments – the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the Wet Tropics ancient rainforests; nearby resort regions include Port Douglas and Mission Beach; the picturesque Atherton Tablelands and outback Queensland are within easy reach.
- With a modern campus in the heart of the Brisbane central business district, JCU Brisbane offers bachelor degrees and postgraduate programs in business and information technology for international students.
- Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. It is the third largest and fastest growing city in Australia with a population of 2.15 million people. With its subtropical climate, good lifestyle, picturesque river precinct, modern shopping, cultural and entertainment options, Brisbane is one of Australia's most liveable cities.
JCU Singapore Campus
- JCU Singapore has achieved the highest level of accreditation from the Singapore Government, the EduTrust Star.
- Singapore is a distinctive place. With a total land area of just 646 square kilometres, it is a compact country brimming with the vibrancy of over 4 million people.
- Singapore has a warm and humid climate all year-round, with temperatures ranging from 23 to 33 degrees centigrade. Sunshine is the norm, with occasional rain, especially during the year-end periods.
- Full-board $296 - $435
- Self-catering $218 - $238
- 1 bedroom flat/unit $230 - $275
- 2 bedroom flat/unit $295 - $350
- 3 bedroom flat/unit $320 - $350
- 4 bedroom house $430 - $465
- 2 bedroom townhouse $280