Australearn- James Cook University, Townsville & Cairns
Subjects: Marine Biology, Environmental and Rainforest Studies, Education, Nursing, Psychology, Engineering, IT, Economics, Earth Sciences/Geology, Health, Creative Arts (Photography, Theater, Multi-Media, Music), Social Sciences (Anthropology and Maritime Archaeology), and Indigenous Australian Studies.
Prerequisites: 2.8 GPA; junior-level standing; demonstrated maturity.
Length: Semester or Academic Year.
Credit: 3-4 Albion (academic) units (12-16 semester hours credit)
Housing: On-campus residential college, or off-campus housing.
Costs not covered by Albion: Transportation to/from Townsville or Cairns; textbooks; food; miscellaneous personal and vacation expenses.
Students are encouraged to apply early, especially for the spring semester.
Comments: Named after the British explorer, Captain James Cook, the university offers a first class education in a unique tropical setting. The University's main campuses are in the northern Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, which are home to a combined total of 12,000 students from over 70 different countries. AustraLearn orientation in Cairns precedes the beginning of classes. Students will receive information packets during a full orientation program that includes excursions and social events as well as academic information. A student Visa is required.
AustraLearn: U. S. Center for Australian Universities
12050 N. Pecos Street, Suite 320
Westminster, CO 80234
Phone: (800) 980-0033