December 22, 2013

About James Cook University, Australia

About James Cook University
-    - 2nd oldest university in Queensland, established in Townsville in 1970 to be Australia’s University for the Tropics”
-         -ranked in top 4% of universities worldwide for the strength of academic programs & high caliber in research
-         Campuses : Cairns, Singapore, Townsville (20,000 students; 6,000 international students in total)

-         - Townsville campus has 4 faculty

-         - Coastal city and port with a population of 180,000
-       - Situated in the dry tropics, most days are sunny with an average daytime temperature of between 25-30 0’C

About Townsville Campus
-          - 13,000 students with 1500 International students
-         - Located in a peaceful setting of a natural bush and parkland full of native Australian flora and fauna 13 KM from city centre.
-     - New development : Medical Centre opposite the campus and next to Townsville Hospital and on-campus childcare options

-         -  Tourist destination, around 170,000 population ; close to Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

About Cairn Campus
-        -  located at the foot of rainforest-covered mountains, 15km north of the city centre
-         - About 4,000 students with 400 international students
-          - Have Cairns Institute – latest teaching and learning facilities with new developments including a $30mil state-of-the-art teaching facility for dentistry





James Cook University Agent Trip, Australia (Cairns Campus)
















































James Cook University Agent Trip, Australia - Townsville Campus