Study in Australia


Each year thousands of international students from over 100 countries choose to study in Australia. iQAustralia can provide you with advice on study options to suit your needs and assist you with the enrolment process.

The North Queensland region offers an extraordinary range of education facilities including quality private secondary schools, English language colleges, TAFE, James Cook University & Central Queensland University.

With over 20 years experience assisting international students, Rosaleigh Palmer can help you find the perfect course & help you with your student visa application.

James Cook University (JCU)

logo-jcuOne of the world's leading education institutions focusing on the tropics, James Cook University (JCU) is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet Tropics, the dry savannahs, and the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Studying in such a unique environment enables students from Australia and around the world to live and study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any other university in the world.

Ranked in the top 4% of the world's tertiary institutions by the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities produced by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, JCU is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, through graduates and research, with discoveries that make a difference. JCU conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine & health care.

Since its establishment in 1970, JCU has expanded into a multi-campus institution with its main campuses in the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, and Singapore.

JCU's students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. Its undergraduate and postgraduate courses span the Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, Information Technology and Social Sciences.

JCU degrees are accredited by leading professional organisations and interationally recognised. The University's broad range of study areas means students may combine areas of personal interest into a customised study plan. iQAustralia can assist you to put together a study plan to suit your needs. Many of JCU's courses include opportunities to gain hands-on experience from internships, vacation placements, and real-world projects with business, industry and government. Field trips take in the spectacular ecosystems of surrounding area.

JCU strives to create an educational environment where students learn to take full advantage of their university experience. With friendly campuses, smaller class sizes, accessible teaching staff and excellent support services including study skills and student mentor programs, JCU students receive the personal attention they need to achieve their best.

For more information about all that JCU has to offer please visit

Study English at James Cook University (JCU)

English language programs at JCU are available in Townsville & Cairns and can be your pathway to University or TAFE study. Studying English at JCU may open up new opportunities.

JCU’s English for Academic Purposes program is a pathway to JCU undergraduate or postgraduate degrees. Studying EAP will develop skills required for your university course. You will also improve your reading, writing, speaking & listening skills, be equipped to present information, express feelings, exchange opinions & make observations in English. You will also improve your research skills. JCU’s EAP program is taught by professional English language teachers in small classes, meaning you will have full support during your studies.

JCU also offers General English courses which are intensive courses, with 25 contact hours per week (full-time) or depending on your visa, you may elect to study part-time.

For more information about JCU English programs please visit their website, or contact us at iQAustralia and we will help you to enrol.

TAFE Queensland North

logo-tafe1TAFE Queensland North is part of the TAFE Queensland network. TAFE Queensland is the largest and most experienced provider of further educaton & training in Queensland offering practical, industry-relevant training to over 180,000 students annually. For more than 130 years TAFE Queensland has been delivering education & training across the State.

With 17 campuses located across Northern Queensland, TAFE Queensland North extends from the beautiful Whitsundays on the east coast of Queensland, west to Mount Isa and far north to Bamaga and Thursday Island at the tip of the Cape York Pennisula. TAFE Queensland North covers an area of over 52,000 square kilometres.

TAFE Queensand North attracts students from around the world, with a reputation for delivering high quality training and internationally recognised qualifications that enhance students' employment prospects and help them progress to university. As a Queensland Government training organisation, students are guaranteed to receive a world-class education, outstanding value for money and great support.

If you elect to study at TAFE, you'll join classes with Australian students, giving you an opportunity to make new friends and experience Australian culture. You'll gain practical skills, hands-on-experience, and TAFE's industry trained teachers will give you the support you need to complete your qualification.

International students can elect to study in Townsville, Cairns or in the beautiful Whitsundays region. TAFE Queensland offers a range of courses for international students including in Hospitality, Business, Nursing, Aged Care, and Information Technology.

For more information about TAFE Queensland North, please visit

Townsville International English School


TIES is a family-run business with a focus on individual attention.

For more information about TIES please visit their website

If you are interested in studying in Australia, please click here to fill out our Study in Australia Form. We will then contact you to arrange a face-to-face or telephone consultation. Alternatively, you may contact us directly by phone or email.






PO Box 1426
Townsville Queensland 4810

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Phone: (07) 4771 5498 int. +61-7-4771 5498

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iQAustralia is no longer located at 65 Palmer Street, South Townsville. Consultations are now by appointment only. Please contact Rosaleigh at to arrange an appointment