University

Townsville is home to Australia’s university for the tropics, James Cook University and Central Queensland University, Australia’s largest regional university.

James Cook University (JCU)

Ranked in the top 2 percent of the world’s tertiary institutions (ARWU 2016), James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics. Total student enrolments are more than 22,000 including over 7,500 international students from over 100 nationalities. Bachelor, Master and PhDs courses are available in addition to English language and academic pathways.

1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811

CRICOS Provider Code: 00117J

Central Queensland University (CQUniversity)

CQUniversity offers flexible study options from TAFE to university studies, practical learning experiences and pathway options. As Australia’s most engaged and inclusive university, the institution has a reputation for being a leading supplier of distance education. CQUniversity is ranked in the top 150 universities under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Level 1, 538 Flinders Street Townsville 4810

CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C

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