Student Accommodation Townsville
Enjoy an authentic Australian experience by studying in sunny Townsville. The country’s largest tropical city and the ‘unofficial capital’ of North Queensland, Townsville sits on a stretch of coastline parallel to the Great Barrier Reef. It serves as a gateway to many of Queensland’s outback attractions and boasts several universities and colleges.
Free of congestion and pollution, Townsville has all the advantages of a country town despite being the size of a small city. With a population of just under 180,000, it offers exciting education and career options without the downsides of big city living.
If you’re enrolled at James Cook University, UniLodge’s student accommodation in Townsville will place you at the heart of the university’s student community. Start preparing for your academic adventure in the tropics by learning more about attending university in Townsville.
James Cook University
James Cook University is the largest teaching and research institution in North Queensland. The second-oldest university in the state, it has campuses in Townsville, Cairns, Brisbane, and even Singapore. The main Townsville campus is the university’s largest, covering 386 hectares in the suburb of Douglas (a second smaller campus is located in the central business district). With over 13,000 enrolments, JCU hosts students from all over Australia and the world.
The campus in Douglas sits adjacent to the Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE and the Townsville University Hospital, so the surrounding area has a large student population. Built on the banks of the Ross River, Douglas boasts plenty of green spaces and bikeways for students to explore.
UniLodge offers a choice of on-campus accommodation to JCU students, with the following options available:
No matter which of these locations you choose, all UniLodge student accommodation in Townsville offers an excellent standard of safety and social opportunities. Living on campus means you’ll be able to walk to class, and being surrounded by other students will make it easy for you to meet people and enjoy an active social life.