Townsville is an ideal study location and offers an amazing array of opportunities and experiences. Townsville is different to the major cities such as: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Cairns. Studying in Townsville provides a source of outstanding education facilities, a safe and friendly environment and real value in terms of living and education costs.
Study in Townsville
Quality learning. Quality living.
Welcome to James Cook University (JCU), Australia’s leading University for the tropics. Our multi-campus university spans two countries, with the main campuses located in the tropical north Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, and the city-state of Singapore. Study with Australia’s stunning Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and outback Savannahs at your doorstep. Immerse yourself in JCU’s vibrant, multicultural campus life, with over 7,500 international students from over 100 countries
What We Do
There are several organisations within the Study Townsville group who can help you to make the most out of your time studying in Australia. Whether you want to combine your study with tours of the surrounding area, would like to stay with a local Homestay family, or need advice on applying for visas or immigration, we have the right people to help you achieve your goals.
The Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE is the largest provider of vocational education and training in North Queensland. The Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE caters to individuals, industry, enterprises and the general community.
Townsville has a range of quality CRICOS registered high school providers who offer a world-class high school education in a safe and beautiful location. Learn about the different options which are available for international high school students who wish to study in Townsville.
Studying English abroad in Australia is an amazing opportunity, and Townsville has a lot of unique benefits for students who would prefer studying away from the major city centres. Students who choose to study English in Townsville usually study with a range of different nationalities from all corners of the globe, and are able to immerse themselves in the language.
James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant multi-campus university. Total student enrolments are more than 18,000 and growing, including over 5,500 international students from over 100 different countries.