Welcome Message

Andrew Chew

As your son or daughter gets ready to move onto the next phase of their life, they will soon have to make a decision on which path to take on their education journey. As a parent myself, I know that this is a major decision and recognise that the guidance and support you as a parent can provide is important in helping your son or daughter make the right choice.

In this JCU Parents’ Guide, my team has compiled key information which you may require to make the right choice together with your son or daughter.

You will find out about the work-integrated learning approach we have to our teaching and learning pedagogy in the university, be able to read feedback of fellow parents and hear from some of our alumni who will share their experience at the university.

As a university, we are committed to nurturing all students into professionals that can contribute to not just the economy, but society at large by providing a holistic education.

I hope this guide serves as a useful source of information to help you make the best choice that fits the interests and goals of your son or daughter.

Mr. Andrew Chew
Chief Commercial Officer

About JCU and its Singapore campus

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of  universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Science, Commerce, Accounting, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is located at Sims Drive. The campus provides students with access to a full range of facilities and services to support their learning. These include lecture and seminar rooms, library and associated study facilities, computer laboratories, financial lab and access to a variety of sporting facilities.

* The 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

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JCU Parents’ Guide 2021/2022


Quality Australian Degree

All courses delivered at the Singapore campus are identical to those delivered at the Australian campuses.

Campus Mobility

The program is a great opportunity for students to spend up to two semesters at our Townsville and Cairns campuses in Australia. You will remain a Singapore-campus student.

Global Workforce Ready

Our skill-based learning allows students to be competitive in the global workforce. All degree programs emphasise the skills of critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication and information technologies.

A Campus That Feels Like Home With Modern Facilities & A Conducive Environment