The working life of a typical adult is getting tougher by the day. In addition, the demands of the workplace are compounded by new challenges under mitigating circumstances. We are currently living in an environment that is constantly changing. Organizations and professionals need to transform the way they operate.

The last 50 years have seen Singapore’s meteoric rise from a basic manufacturing base to a world-class financial centre and service economy. The challenges for the next 50 years will be different. As the economy transforms itself, new skills and jobs are needed. To keep up with the job demands of the future, equipping oneself with various skills is key. The Singapore campus of James Cook University offers a new series of masterclasses for individuals to stay competitive in the global marketplace.

About JCU

James Cook University (JCU) is Australia’s leading university for the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant university operating across two countries and three tropical campuses, with locations in the North Queensland cities of Cairns and Townsville and in the city-state of Singapore.

Why Study at James Cook University

Top 2% Worldwide
The 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

No.1 in the world for Marine and Freshwater Biology and No. 2 for Biodiversity Conservation
The Centre for World University Rankings 2017

Five stars for graduate outcomes The Good Universities Guide 2018

In the top 50 universities around the world under 50 years old QS World University Rankings Top 50 Under 50 2019

A member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRUA)

In the top 201-250 of the world universities The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

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About SkillsFuture

SkillsFuture aims to encourage individual ownership of skills development and lifelong learning through knowledge, application and experience.

It is a National Movement to provide Singaporeans with the skills to:

  • Be savvier at their current jobs
  • Take on jobs of the future and to realise their full potential

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500. The credit will not expire and the government will provide periodic top-ups, so one may accumulate his/her credit.

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