Semester in Tropical North Queensland has it all: world-class academics, breathtaking scenery, vibrant city life, a beautiful oceanfront, and plenty of great cuisine and entertainment. Just an hour from the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll live in one of the most majestic places in Australia and study at James Cook University (JCU). JCU is a top-notch university that has a backdrop of tropical islands, thick rainforest, and lush parks. Dive into your academics during the week and choose from more than 170 undergraduate subjects. Many courses include excursions to islands, JCU outback research stations, and some of Australia’s best kept secrets.
- World-renowned marine and environmental academic programs
- Residence hall living with meal plan—no worries!
- Trips to Magnetic Island, home to northern Australia's largest wild koala population
- Tropical environment, with temps ranging from 60-90 degrees year round