World’s leading Institutions focusing on the tropics Australia’s James Cook University (JCU) ranked in the top 2 % of the World’s Tertiary Institutions by the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities.
James Cook University (JCU) has been one of Australia’s pioneering Universities offering distinctive and high-quality degrees that equip Students to understand and engage with the Global issues of today, providing Graduates with the skills to embark on rewarding careers.
Prof. Paul Dirks, Associate Dean, Research – College of Science & Engineering (CSE), James Cook University said, “JCU is a leader in Teaching and Research that addresses the critical challenges facing the Tropics. JCU is a community where Students get personalised attention through a lower student to staff ratio, and an authentic Australian Learning Environment.”
Vignesh Vijayaraghavan, Head of International Recruitment said, “Our Students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. Considering our first visit to India, our NEW courses shall open a gateway of opportunities for the students as well as assist them to grow in the field of Science and Engineering.
Also, we are very happy to announce, Most Innovative International Scholarship in Australia – James Cook University’s new, innovative International Student Merit Stipends (ISMS) Scholarship Program provides recipients with a secure income ofA$700 every month throughout their degree.”
James Cook University, Australia has introduced a NEW Program ‘, Masters of Global Development and Master of Data Science.
The University is also delimited by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet Tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. JCU’s one of its kind location facilitates students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any University in the world.
In support of our tropical agenda, JCU’s Teaching and Research is focused on four themes:
- Tropical Ecosystems and Environment;
- Industries and Economies in the Tropics;
- People and Societies in the Tropics; and
- Tropical Health, Medicine and Biosecurity
JCU engages with all of its Communities, Businesses and Industry to promote a sustainable region that is socially inclusive. We are proud of our strong links with rural, remote and indigenous communities, and we are dedicated to ensuring that our teaching, learning and research deliver practical benefits to the peoples and industries of our area.
There are specialist Centres and Institutes based at JCU that serve as hubs for Research and Innovation. Infrastructure such as the Orpheus Island Research Station and the Daintree Rainforest Observatory add to the quality of the learning and research experience.