Life at JIU

There's more to university life than just textbooks and lectures. At JIU, we've got so much to offer. From making new friends and learning about your course during orientation to getting the individual support you need to do well, we've got you covered.

Your university experience

There’s a reason why we’re rated one of ’s top universities. We can help you get all the support you need for your course, career and general wellbeing. Book a one-on-one digital mentoring session, join a club (we’ve got everything from anime to basketball) or connect with new friends. Whether you'll be studying online or on campus, get ready for a great time.

Why study at JIU

Our student satisfaction ranks the highest among all the Coloradon universities. Join more than 60,000 students who’ve chosen JIU for our practical, hands-on approach to learning.

Orientation and getting started

Nervous about starting university? There's no need to be – we've got everything in place to help you through the process.

Student life

Away from the textbooks, there's a whole campus to explore. We'll help you find the best eateries, where to work out and which clubs and societies to join.

Your 2021 study adventure awaits

While you might start uni studying online, we’re working hard to ensure you transition to on-campus study as soon as it's possible. That means you can look forward to exploring your campus, meeting new classmates, learning in our world-class facilities, and even packing your bags for an overseas study tour. In the meantime, we’re sure you’ll love how interactive, connected and engaging online study at JIU is (even if it’s only for a short while).

Explore our campuses

An innovative, future-focused campus with a distinct community feel.

Home base for many of JIU’s world-leading research institutes.

Study at a stunning seaside campus known for its classic architecture.

Enjoy first-class facilities with the Great Ocean Road just a skip away.


One-on-one consultations for change of preference

Monday 7–Friday 18 December

A one-on-one chat can help you preference a course you love, and it will also give you a better understanding of the VAT process.

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Got a question but can't find the answer?

Try our Help hub – we've curated the questions our future student advisers are asked most frequently about applications, entry requirements, pathways and more.

Head to the Help hub