Event Schedule

Welcome to our Open House! We will have activities happening throughout the day on 12th May 2018 from 11AM to 4PM, including presentations by our academics, sharing sessions from students and lots of opportunities to learn more about the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU)!
Select a study area to see what activities you can participate in.

Select a study area:

Business & IT

Information Technology (IT) Course and Career Prospects: Play and Win

A preview of the structure of our IT course and career prospects for students. Our IT course exposes students to modern smart technologies that have reshaped society and business.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-05
Speaker: Dr. Insu Song
Time: 12 - 12.30PM

Business & IT

Research-Led Teaching and Work-Integrated Learning in Business Courses

A preview of the structure of our Business course and career prospects for students, including how our business students engage with the industry by conducting multidisciplinary projects to influence the latest thinking.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-04
Speaker: Associate Professor Adrian Kuah
Time: 3 - 3.30PM

Business & IT

Unlocking Banking & Finance in the 21st Century: Where Theory Meets Practice

Today’s landscape of Banking and Finance has changed significantly due to technology advancements. To bridge theories with industry applications, Bloomberg workshops are conducted in our state-of-the-art JCU Financial Lab. A preview of the structure of our Banking and Finance course and career prospects for students.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-03
Speaker: Dr. T Y Thong
Time: 12.30 -1PM

Business & IT

The First Video Games

Curious about how video games started a multi-billion dollar industry out of nothing in the 1970s? In this short talk, some of the most representative early games will be discussed to under how, despite extremely limited technical means, it was still possible to delivery an engaging and fun experience by relying on simple ideas and assumptions that are still very relevant today.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-05
Speaker: Associate Professor Roberto Dillon
Time: 2.30 - 3PM

Business & IT

Academic Showcase

Speak to our academic staff to gain more insights into the programs. View the academic achievements of our students and hear from them about their learning experience with JCU.

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Venue: Student Hub (Block E)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Business & IT

Game Museum Display

Have you ever wondered what gaming consoles people played in the past? Come and view the evolution of gaming consoles at our museum.

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Venue: Library (Block C, Room 1-08)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Business & IT

JCU Financial Lab

Interested in knowing more about financial markets? Visit our state-of-the-art JCU Financial Lab to see how our students put Banking and Finance theories into action.

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Venue: JCU Financial Lab (Block A, Room 1-03)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Foundation

Sharing Session

Find out more about the Foundation course, curriculum, the pathways and opportunities it provides.

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Venue: Block A, Room 2-02
Speaker: Ms Gandhimathi Sundrum | Ms Kanwaljit Kaur | Mr Brandon Tennakoon
Time: 1:30PM – 2PM

Foundation

Maths & Statistics Quizzes

Participate in these quizzes and get a better understanding of the Math and Statistics modules we offer.

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Venue: Block A, Room 2-02
Speaker:
Time: All Day

Foundation

Academic Showcase

Speak to our academic staff to gain more insights into the programs. View the academic achievements of our students and hear from them about their learning experience with JCU.

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Venue: Student Hub (Block E)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Psychology

Academic Showcase

Speak to our academic staff to gain more insights into the programs. View the academic achievements of our students and hear from them about their learning experience with JCU.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-14
Speaker:
Time: All day

Education & Counselling

Academic Showcase

Speak to our academic staff to gain more insights into the programs. View the academic achievements of our students and hear from them about their learning experience with JCU.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-14
Speaker:
Time: All day

Psychology

Personality Test

Curious to know whether you are a Type A or Type B personality? Come down to the Social Psychology Lab and take our Personality Test.

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Venue: Social Psychology Lab (Block B, Room 2-11)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Psychology

Psychology Clinic

Come down and find out more about our postgraduate Psychology programs.

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Venue: Psychology Clinic (Block B, Level 1)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Psychology

Framing Your Future: Psychology

Psychology equips your with transferable skills and knowledge that can be applied in different fields. Learn about the Psychology courses, postgraduate training in specialist fields such as clinical, organizational and educational psychology, and the multiple career options available to students upon graduation.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-04
Speaker: Dr Peter Chew
Time: 12PM – 12.30PM and 3PM – 3:30PM

Education & Counselling

Professional Skills for Life Transformations

Often the lines between Guidance and Counselling are blurred, with the terms being used interchangeably. However, there lies not only a difference in the terminology, but also the in skills required and career opportunities. Find out more about the course at JCU, industry insights by practicing professionals and potential career directions available for graduates in the field of Guidance and Counselling.

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Venue: Block A, Room 2-03
Speaker: Dr. Denise Dillon
Time: 12:30PM – 1PM and 2PM – 2:30PM

Education & Counselling

I Want to be a Preschool Teacher

A preview of the course structure of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) program, and the professional and work opportunities for graduates who plan to work in Asia, Australia and other parts of the world.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-04
Speaker: Dr. Robyn Anderson
Time: 1:00PM – 1:30PM

Business & IT

Benefits of Studying Aquaculture, Environmental Science and Business in a Sustainability-Driven and Dynamic Global Economy

Graduates are equipped to understand business and environmental science concepts, and prepared for careers that will address internationally important sustainability challenges in economic, environmental and social contexts. Science based theory is complemented with practical laboratory components and field trips. The option of an aquaculture major provides graduates with an understanding of the biology, technology and environment vital for the profitable production of animals and plants in water.

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Venue: Block E, Room 1-06
Speaker: Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft
Time: 1PM – 1:30PM and 2PM – 2:30PM

Business & IT

Alumni Sharing

Hear from our Business and IT alumni as they share their experience as JCU students, key takeaways from their respective programs, and current professional pursuits.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-15
Speaker:
Time: 1PM – 2PM

Psychology

Alumni Sharing

Hear from our Psychology, Counselling and Education alumni as they share their experience as JCU students, key takeaways from their respective programs, and current professional pursuits.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-15
Speaker:
Time: 11AM – 12PM

Education & Counselling

Alumni Sharing

Hear from our Psychology, Counselling and Education alumni as they share their experience as JCU students, key takeaways from their respective programs, and current professional pursuits.

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Venue: Block C, Room 2-15
Speaker:
Time: 11PM-12PM

Research

Research at James Cook University

Interested to broaden your knowledge through the field of research but do not know how to begin? Join in to learn more about what a higher research degree entails and the skillsets that students develop. Gain tips from our experts on finding an advisor and forming the research topic.

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Venue: Block A, Room 1-05
Speaker: Associate Professor Abhishek Singh Bhati
Time: 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Research

Research Showcase

Speak to our academic staff to gain more insights into the programs. View the academic achievements of our students and hear from them about their learning experience with JCU.

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Venue: Student Hub (Block E)
Speaker:
Time: All day

Psychology

Exploring the Arts

Learn more about what an Arts degree entails, the field work undertaken by our students, and the exciting career and academic opportunities that await you upon graduation.

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Venue: Block A, Room 2-04
Speaker: Associate Professor Anita Lundberg
Time: 2:30 – 3PM

Other Activities

Career Support

Take the opportunity to mingle with staff and students to find out more about the career support services.

Student Hub (Block C) | 11 – 4PM

Clubs and Societies

Check out the Clubs and Societies to find out how you can lead an exciting campus life at JCU.

Courtyard | 11 - 4PM

Student Support

Interact with staff to find out about the function of our Student Services team.

Student Hub (Block C) | 11 - 4PM

Learning Support

Speak to the team who helps our students succeed in their studies and beyond, making their learning journey more enjoyable and effective.

  • All day

Block C, Room 1-01 | 11 - 4PM

Inter-Campus Mobility Program

Want to get the complete JCU experience and visit our Australian campuses? Find out more about our Inter-campus Mobility program.

Student Hub (Block E) | 11 - 4PM

Campus Tour

Tour around the Sims Drive campus with our Student Ambassador!

  • 11:30AM
  • 12:30PM
  • 1:30PM
  • 2:30PM
  • 3:30PM

Registration Counter (Taxi lobby)

Aussie BBQ

Take a break and enjoy the authentic Australian BBQ experience!

Canteen | 12 - 2PM

InstaHunt @ JCU

Walk through this specially marked trail around the University and capture yourself being immersed in our Open House activities. Take a picture or a short clip at all the locations to receive a special Open House 2018 goodie.

Campus-wide | 11 - 4PM

Masterclasses

Prepare for the skills and jobs of the future with our masterclasses.

Student Hub (Block C) | 11-4PM

Explore JCU

Hear from our staff about the University, the vibrant student life and the excellent support system we have in place for our students to succeed. Explore why JCU is right choice for you!

  • 12 – 12:30PM
  • 2 – 2:30PM
  • 3 – 3:30PM

Block C, Room 1-04

Why JCU?

JCU Inter-campus Mobility Program

JCU provides the opportunity for you to study in Singapore and in Australia and yet still remain as a Singapore based student paying your fees in Singapore currency. This is a unique program in Asia and is only able to operate because the university operates across both countries. The program is designed to ensure the students get the best possible outcomes from their years of study with the university.

Globally recognised Australian degree

You will graduate with exactly the same globally recognised degree as students who study at James Cook University in Australia.

Supportive study environment

Our campus is designed to support collaborative learning and collaborative study techniques. We provide you with access to a full range of facilities and services to support your learning. These include lecture and seminar rooms, library and associated study facilities, computer laboratories, apple rooms and financial lab. Additionally, you will have access to a range of sporting facilities and can join a number of clubs and societies. We aim to provide a full university experience and not just a study program.

Trimester System

With a trimester-based program, you can complete your Bachelors degree in 2 years and Masters degree in 1 year (depending on the course taken).

Preparation for the global workforce

We provide you with the skills to find a job through specially designed ‘employment workshops’.

Variety of courses

Double majors in Business: You can complete the double major at no extra cost or time commitment

Joint Masters of IT and Business Administration: Get broader industry exposure and wider career options with a joint Masters program.

Psychology Accreditation: Our Bachelor of Psychological Science and Postgraduate Psychology courses are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Diploma Programs: Students with Year 12, GCE ‘A’ Level or its equivalent who do not meet direct entry to a degree program are eligible to pursue this qualification.

Getting Here

Campus location: 149 Sims Drive, 387380

Free Shuttle Bus

Free shuttle service to JCU which operates from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, in 15 minute intervals.
Pick up location: Paya Lebar MRT Exit A. Walk towards the Paya Lebar Square taxi stand.
Last bus from JCU to Paya Lebar MRT is at 4:15 p.m

MRT

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Aljunied MRT EW9
Approx. 10 min (850m) walk to campus

Kallang MRT EW10
Approx. 10 min (860m) walk to campus

Bus

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Blk 45 (80229)
Bus No. 64 and 125
Approx. 4 min (300m) walk to campus

Yi Xiu Factory Building (80071)
Bus No. 2, 13, 21, 26, 51, 62, 63, 67, 80, 100, 158, 853C, NR7
Approx. 7 min (550m) walk to campus

Opp Mohammed Salleh Mosque (80069)
Bus No. 2, 13, 21, 26, 51, 62, 63, 67, 80, 100, 158, 853C, NR7
Approx. 9 min (730m) walk to campus

Campus Tour

Experience the campus through the eyes of our student. Take a look at our classrooms, facilities, and collaborative study spaces.

Open House is now over!

Thank you for your interest in our Open House.

If you'd like more information about the Singapore campus of James Cook University, please visit our website or email us at admissions-singapore@jcu.edu.au. Thanks!

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