Cairns Uni Accommodation
University Placement, College & Tertiary Education Student Accommodation
Whether you’re visiting Cairns for a long time or short, at Cairns Kangarooms, we’re the perfect Cairns uni accommodation choice!
Since opening in December 2018, we’ve welcomed hundreds of students from all around Australia and the world doing all kinds of study:
- University placements
- Language colleges
- Trade & skill-based training courses
- Vocational courses
- Online short & long courses
Located right in the centre of Cairns city, we’re just a hop, skip and a jump away from so many of the universities, schools and colleges in Cairns; JCU City Campus, CQUni, Tafe, Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Aviation Australia, CCEB, and more!
If you’re looking for Cairns uni accommodation choose Cairns Kangarooms – we make living away from home easy!
JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY (JCU)
Close to 3,000 students study at JCU Cairns, including 335 international students. These students are immersed in a dynamic learning environment with opportunities available for study, work, and play. With academic staff committed to student support and success, a careers team ready to assist students with work both during and post-study, and a myriad of academic and sporting clubs on offer, students at JCU Cairns have a world of experiences available to them. JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus, Smithfield houses teaching and research facilities, the JCU library, cafés, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies. Study facilities can also be accessed at the JCU Cairns, Bada-jali campus, City.
Kangarooms to JCU City Campus: 🚲 5 min bike, 🚶🏼 15 min walk
Kangarooms to JCU Smithfield Campus: 🚗 20 mins drive, 🚌 40 mins bus
CQUniversity has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia, and the Cairns campus is one of the newest campuses in CQUniversity’s network of 25+ locations across Australia. The Cairns campus supports more than 1,500 on-campus and online students across the Cairns region. The Cairns campus, set in the heart of the CBD, means that students are a short walk away from the famous Cairns Lagoon, esplanade walking paths, sports grounds, retailers and many café’s, restaurants and bars.
Kangarooms to CQUni Campus: 🚲 7 min bike, 🚶🏼 18 min walk
TAFE Queensland is Queensland’s largest, most experienced training provider. They deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees. Tafe’s Cairns campus is located in the western suburb of Manunda approximately 10 minutes drive from the city centre.
Kangarooms to Tafe QLD Cairns Campus: 🚗 6 min drive, 🚲 12 min bike, 🚌 25 min bus, 🚶🏼 30 min walk
CCEB – CAIRNS COLLEGE OF ENGLISH & BUSINESS
Cairns College of English & Business (CCEB) is an independent and professional English language and Vocational college dedicated to the provision of high-quality education courses in a friendly and supportive environment. Their dedicated and committed staff, teachers and trainers offer a personalised approach to assist students in gaining the most from their time in Australia to achieve both their academic and career goals.
Kangarooms to CCEB: 13 min walk 🚶🏼, 6 min bike 🚲
GREAT BARRIER REEF INTERNATIONAL MARINE COLLEGE (GBRIMC)
If you’re looking to upskill, revalidate or refresh your certificate, or embark on a rewarding career in the maritime industry – Great Barrier Reef International Marine College (GBRIMC), part of the TAFE Queensland network, offers maritime training in accordance with regulatory requirements and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). Located in Cairns, their modern training facility offers a comprehensive range of training qualifications and certificates. Training complies with the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (IMO STCW).
Kangarooms to GBRIMC: 5 min drive 🚗, 10 min bike 🚲
DEMI INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY ACADEMY
Demi International Beauty Academy is one of the most highly regarded beauty schools within Australia and aims to offer a range of full-time and part-time beauty, therapy massage and make-up courses. With their first location opened on the Sunshine Coast, the Academy received so much success and attention that they soon opened a campus in Cairns, which can be found at 132 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland – a short walk or bike ride from Cairns Kangarooms.
Kangarooms to Demi International: 7 min bike 🚲, 15 min walk 🚶🏼
Aviation Australia is a world-class registered training organisation and the only Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved training organisation in Australia. Aviation Australia’s Cairns Aviation Skills Centre (CASC) opened in 2004 and caters for both domestic and international engineering students. Providing certificate and diploma-level aircraft maintenance engineering courses to enable students to kickstart their careers in the aviation industry, their Cairns aviation school features a range of aircraft so students can get the hands-on experience required to develop their engineering skills and knowledge.
Kangarooms to Aviation Australia: 11 min drive 🚗, 22 min bike 🚲, 27 min bus 🚌
EIM INTERNATIONAL TRAINING
EIM International Training offers business and marketing courses to international students in the heart of Cairns, Australia. Their courses include Early Childhood Education & Care, and Instrumentation & Control. The EIM International Training’s Cairns campus is easily accessible by foot or bicycle from Cairns Kangarooms.
Kangarooms to EIM: 6 min bike 🚲, 14 min walk 🚶🏼
Holmes Institute is a quality provider of secondary, vocational and higher education, with a focus on both domestic and international students. In their Cairns campus, they have English classes commencing every week and Diploma programmes starting 8 times per year depending on course choice. The college has wireless access for students and a large computer lab. Job club allows students to receive help creating resumes, searching for jobs and practising interviews with staff.
Kangarooms to Holmes: 6 min bike 🚲, 15 min walk 🚶🏼
AUSTRALIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION (AITE)
AITE offers quality certificate and diploma programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education empowering you to develop and achieve your personal and career potentials. They currently have 4 campuses located in Parramatta (Sydney), Brisbane, Gold Coast and Cairns. The AITE Cairns campus is also located in the heart of Cairns city. The campus is located on 34 Lake Street Cairns, and is close to Malls and is a 5-10 mins walk to the beach and famous boardwalk of Cairns Esplanade.
Kangarooms to AITE: 6 min bike 🚲, 14 min walk 🚶🏼
Frontier Education is a leading national training organisation in vocational education (Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma). Their range of nationally accredited courses includes Commerical Cookery, Hospitality Management, Travel & Tourism, Business, Retail Management, Leadership & Management, and English Language.
Kangarooms to Frontier: 7 min bike 🚲, 15 min walk 🚶🏼