Student Experience

Cairns Campus

The Cairns campus is located in Smithfield, near the popular northern beaches and approximately a 20 minute drive from the city centre. Study facilities can also be accessed at the Cairns City Campus.

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JCU townsville campus

Townsville Campus

Located in Douglas and surrounded by natural bushland, the Townsville campus is home to over 13,000 JCU students. It is only a short, 20 minute drive from the city centre. Study facilities can also be accessed at the Townsville City Campus.

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About Cairns

About Cairns

Cairns is a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree and Wet Tropics rainforest, Atherton Tablelands and the outback Savannah region, so you’ll never run out of places to enjoy and explore.

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About Townsville

About Townsville

Townsville is a thriving coastal city port and Australia’s largest tropical city. Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef are on its doorstep, and the savannah region and outback country towns lie to the west. Townsville is famous for an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

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Cairns Accommodation

Cairns Accommodation

Affordable on-campus and off-campus accommodation is available. Choose from 3 different types of on-campus accommodation. Accommodation costs here are generally lower than in major cities.

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Townsville Accommodation

Townsville Accommodation

Choose from five different on-campus accommodation types housing over 1,200 students. Off-campus living is also available. Accommodation costs here are generally lower than in major cities.

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