Southern Cross University, Australia
Southern Cross University is an Australian public university, which takes pride in the supportive study environment it provides for students irrespective of their backgrounds and life goals.
The University has around 15,000 students enrolled throughout Australia and from 50 countries around the world. Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are delivered through six academic schools and two colleges – Arts and Social Sciences; Business and Tourism, Education; Environment, Science and Engineering; Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples; Health and Human Sciences; Law and Justice; and SCU College.
Southern Cross University collaborates with other international institutions in the delivery of courses in Singapore, China, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, and is committed to enhancing the lives and helping to advance the careers of all its students.
Southern Cross University is a research intensive university which undertakes regionally relevant and internationally significant research in specific fields. It has achieved research excellence in the fields of geochemistry; zoology; crop and pasture production and forestry sciences.
Named after the constellation of stars that appears in the night sky of the southern hemisphere, the Southern Cross is a potent symbol in Australia’s history and forms part of the Australian flag. It has been used for centuries to help navigate and guide travellers on their journeys.
Southern Cross University is based on the North Coast of New South Wales, Australia – a region renowned for its extraordinary beauty. Its campuses are located at Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, with branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. The University operates The Hotel School Sydney and Melbourne, in partnership with Mulpha Australia.