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UW-Platteville Exchange Program at James Cook University
Townsville, Australia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Program Website: Click Here for Additional Information
Restrictions: UW-Platteville Education Abroad applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
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Area of Study:
Aboriginal Studies, Accounting, Agriculture, Anthropology, Aquatic Science, Archaeology, Australian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Science, Botany, Business, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Media, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Design, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Elementary Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Society, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Exercise & Sport Science, Film, Finance, French, Genetics, Geography, Geology, German, Graphic Design, History, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Human Services, Indigenous Studies, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Management, Marine Studies, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechnical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Science, Microbiology, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacology, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Physiotherapy, Political Science, Politics, Psychology, Public Relations, Rainforest Science, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Pathology, Sports Science, Theatre, Tourism, Tropical Biology, Visual Arts, Visual Communication Design, Women's Studies, Writing, Zoology
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Program Type:
Study Abroad
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Program Model:
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Language(s) of Instruction:
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Minimum GPA:
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Apartment (Shared), Dormitory, Student Responsibility
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Years of Eligibility:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:
About James Cook University
One of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia's James Cook University (JCU) is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef.  The unique location enables students from Australia and abroad to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.  The main campuses are based in the coastal northern Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns with additional campuses in Brisbane and at JCUS in Singapore.  Over 17,000 students including 5,000 international students from 100+ nationalities, currently study with JCU.  Read more about JCU here:

Information for interested applicants
  • What is a UW-Platteville Exchange Program?
    UW-Platteville has a number of international exchange agreements around the world which allows Platteville students to study at an international institution, and in turn, international students are able to study abroad at UW-Platteville.  UW-Platteville students participating in a exchange program remain registered at UW-Plattteville, pay their regular UW-Platteville tuition & fees, & pay all other expenses out-of-pocket (room, board, airfare, books, etc.).  In addition, students will be charged a $500 administrative fee by the Education Abroad Office to cover the cost of their mandated CISI insurance policy, pre-departure & reentry orientation sessions, & support services.
For more information, please contact
Thomas Caywood, Criminal Justice (
Dr. Caywood can assist students in choosing the right courses at JCU and in determining how those classes can best transfer back to UW-Platteville to fill major, minor, and general education credits towards students' degree.

Gregory Nelson, Visual Arts (
Dr. Nelson can assist students in choosing the right courses at JCU and in determining how those classes can best transfer back to UW-Platteville to fill major, minor, and general education credits towards students' degree.

Alyssa Shaff, Education Abroad (
The Education Abroad Office assists students the the application process, financial planning, and pre-departure.

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Program Ratings:
Academic Experience: 1 2 3 4 5
Cultural Value: 1 2 3 4 5
Accommodation: 1 2 3 4
Food: 1 2 3 4
Safety: 1 2 3 4 5
Program Provider Administration: 1 2 3 4 5
Host Country Program Administration: 1 2 3 4
Overall Experience: 1 2 3 4 5
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