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Experience university, but not as you know it

TeacherX is an immersive, on-campus program for educators. Extend your professional development and explore the opportunities available to your students by joining us for an engaging and unique on-campus experience.

To express your interest for the 2025 program, please submit your details below.

What you will experience


Hands-on, interactive sessions whilst finding out more about JCU


Engage with JCU’s state of the art campus and research facilities


Delve into study and career options for your students


Experience student life with a on-campus and accommodation tour


Please fill in your details to be notified about the 2025 TeacherX program and be the first to know when applications open.

FAQs for the 2024 event

TeacherX provides school staff with the chance to explore the unique facilities many of their graduates are enjoying as well as a continuing professional development opportunity.

TeacherX will be held at JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas – Monday 25 – Tuesday 26 March 2024.

Once you get to the JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas we’ll take care of the rest. Day one will be held on campus and day two we will travel to the Cowboys Hutchinson Builders Centre of Excellence. View the full two-day program here.

We recognise the important role educators play in providing inspiring information and advice to students, and invite all Principals, Guidance Officers, and Teachers to experience JCU firsthand.

We understand the cost burden travelling may have on schools and we want to encourage everyone with the opportunity to participate. Travel subsidies are available for attendees flying into the Townsville region. To claim a travel subsidy, please contact for more information. Please note, schools are required to pay flight invoice in full. Funding beyond one staff member per school will be considered on a case-by-case basis due to limited spaces available at TeacherX.

Accommodation is provided for Sunday 24 March to Wednesday 27 March (total 3 nights). If you require additional nights, please contact the hotel directly to arrange. We have organised accommodation at Mercure Townsville as all on-campus accommodation is fully booked. Information on Townsville On-Campus Accommodation facilities can be viewed here. There will also be an optional accommodation tour included in the program.

As TeacherX was run in Cairns last year, we are encouraging educators to experience our Townsville campus and teaching and research facilities in 2024.

Yes, we’ll provide you with a certificate of attendance after the event.

If you would like to find out more, email us at

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