• Read over the “before you submit your application” section below
  • Fill in your details via the form below and follow the prompts to complete and submit your application
  • We’ll contact you via email within 48-72 hours once your completed application has been submitted. Should you be assessed at meeting the required entry requirements, you will be asked to complete an official JCU Application Form.


Please make sure of the following:

  • You know which program you want to study and which intake period you want to start your course in.
  • You have electronic copies of your academic transcripts, passport, TFN (if an Australian resident/citizen). These will need to be attached to your application.
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Online Application

Personal Details

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It is important that this reflects the country that you, as the student, are currently in so that we may give you the most appropriate advice in regards to your visa application where required.

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English Language Proficiency

Preferred Course

Educational Qualifications


(A certified copy means a stamped photocopy signed by a public notary or institution representative or authorised JCU agent as being a true and accurate record of the original document). All documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution or by an official translating service.
Credit for Previous Study

Financial Sponsor

Declaration (all applicants must complete)

I declare that the information I have supplied on this form is, to the best of my knowledge, complete and correct. I acknowledge that my application is subject to acceptance by James Cook University and that any offer for a place may be subject to additional conditions which will need to be met to be eligible for admission.

Student VISA Declaration

I make this declaration in relation to my application for my preferred course/s at James Cook University (JCU). I understand that the University will rely on this declaration in relation to any offer of enrolment in the Course which is made to me. I declare that:

  • I am a Genuine Temporary Entrant*;
  • studying the Course is my primary purpose for coming to Australia;
  • I understand that if I am granted an Australian student visa, I will have to comply with the conditions on that visa;
  • I believe that I am academically qualified for the Course I have applied for and have, or will have, the English proficiency level required to commence the Course;
  • I have calculated the cost of my course, am aware of the current exchange rate between the currency of my home country and the Australian dollar and understand that the exchange rate will vary from time to time;
  • I have genuine access to the total funds required**, while in Australia, to cover all tuition fees, travel(including returnair fare), living costs and overseas health cover for myself and my dependents (if any) for the duration of the Course; and
  • If I have ever been refused a visa for entry in to Australia, I have advised JCU and provided a copy of the visa refusal notification from DIBP and any other relevant documentation.
  • If I have ever been refused a visa for entry in to another country, I have advised JCU of the country and provided relevant documentation.

* For the definition of Genuine Temporary Entrant under the SSVF visit DIBP Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements: border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/More/Genuine-Temporary-Entrant

** For financial requirements for obtaining a student visa under the SSVF visit DIBP Student visa financial capacity requirements: border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/More/Student-Visa-Living-Costs-and-Evidence-of-Funds

Privacy Consent

Personal information supplied on this form will be handled in accordance with JCU’s Privacy Policy (available at jcu.edu.au). I acknowledge that this information may be provided to other areas of JCU and to third parties for administrative and legislative purposes (under the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code), including but not limited to the JCU Student Association; JCU’s educational representatives and business partners; Australian Commonwealth and State agencies; other academic institutions to verify my previous qualifications; the TPS Director of the Tuition Protection Service; and my Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) provider.