JCU graduates #1 for full-time employment

23 February 2022

JCU can be proud of the latest results in the 2021 International Graduate Outcomes Survey.

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The report of the 2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey presents data on graduate employment outcomes for international students at 29 Australian universities and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

Using a three-year aggregation of data, James Cook University had the highest full-time employment rate (57.2%) and was second after the University of Newcastle for highest full-time median salaries ($64,700).

JCU #1 for full-time employment
JCU #2 for international graduate earnings

Why Study at JCU?

Canadian students at JCU love the fact that they can study exceptional professional degrees in a beautiful, natural environment. JCU programs are hands-on and academics work closely with industry leaders to ensure degrees prepare you for “real world” careers, especially those focused on rural and remote health.

Some of the most popular study areas among Canadian students include medicinedentistrylawnursingoccupational therapypharmacyphysiotherapypublic healthsciences, and teaching.

North Queensland is well known for embracing a safe and relaxed tropical lifestyle. Established Indigenous, European and Asian communities add to the cultural diversity of the region not usually found outside of the capital cities. Both Townsville and Cairns enjoy excellent tropical climates for most of the academic year including autumn, winter, and spring, and an average winter temperature of around 25°C. Yes, we said winter.

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