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Company Overview of James Cook University

Company Overview

James Cook University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in the fields of arts, biomedical sciences, business, creative media, dentistry, education, engineering, healthcare sciences, information technology, law, medicine, nursing and midwifery, pharmacy, planning, psychological science, science, social work, sustainability, and veterinary science. The institution was founded in 1970 and is based in Townsville, Australia.

1 James Cook Drive

Townsville, QLD 4811


Founded in 1970

2,096 Employees


61 7 4781 4111


61 7 4781 6116

Key Executives for James Cook University

President, Vice Chancellor and Council Member
Council Chairman and Chancellor
Chief of Staff and Council Member
Deputy Vice Chancellor of Global Strategy & Engagement and Head of Cairns Campus
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

James Cook University Key Developments

James Cook University Seeks To Raise Funds

James Cook University is seeking investors for a private hospital in Townsville, Australia. It will cost around $113 million to build a 100-bed facility in the precinct that already houses the town’s public hospital and university clinical training facilities.

James Cook University Plans to Cut Jobs in Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

James Cook University has revealed the extent of job cuts proposed for one of its most renowned divisions. Staff at the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine have been told eight positions will go across the Cairns and Townsville campuses, at least two of which are senior teaching positions, if the university's proposed changes are implemented.

James Cook University to Appoint Iain Gordon as Deputy Vice Chancellor

Professor Iain Gordon, Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute since 2010, is to leave his post in September to become Deputy Vice Chancellor at James Cook University in Australia.

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