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Find your dream course

Discover a path where your personal success and the ability to contribute positively to the world, are aligned ambitions. Whatever your passion, there is a course to suit you and a study mode to suit your lifestyle.

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Find your dream course

Discover a path where your personal success and the ability to contribute positively to the world, are aligned ambitions. Whatever your passion, there is a course to suit you and a study mode to suit your lifestyle.

Research for a better tomorrow

Southern Cross University is a dynamic university with a vibrant and innovative research program that focuses on issues that are both regionally relevant and globally significant. We work closely with industry, the government sectors, and our community to fulfil this program.

How we're making a difference
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Transforming tomorrow

At Southern Cross University we strive for excellence. Our game-changing new education models bring a deeper learning experience, improving individual student outcomes and quality of life.

Why SCU

91% graduate employment

91 per cent of undergraduates and 94 per cent of postgraduates were employed following their degree (2021-2022).

Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022

Top 200 Young Universities

We are ranked in the top 200 young universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Excellence in Research

Outstanding ratings of at world standard' or above in 23 research fields.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Natural wonders

Study surrounded by natural beauty from world-class surf breaks to heritage-listed rainforests and national parks.

Explore the beauty

91% Postgraduate employment

91 per cent of postgraduates and 89 per cent of undergraduates were employed following their degree (2021-2022).

Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022

Travel convenience

Our main campuses are all within close proximity to an international or regional airport, public transport and the Pacific Highway.

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Top 200 Young Universities

We are ranked in the top 200 young universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Natural wonders

Study surrounded by natural beauty from world-class surf breaks to heritage-listed rainforests and national parks.

Explore the beauty

Top 7 for graduate income

Ranked in top 7 universities nationally for highest median full-time undergraduate salaries after graduation. Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022

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Connected community

UniMentor connects new undergraduate students with a second or third-year mentor studying the same discipline.

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Healthy lifestyle

Keep on top of your personal health goals with the on-campus fitness centre, health clinics, sporting clubs, and wellness support.

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Get to know Southern Cross

How to apply

You can apply directly with us through our application portal or via a course page.

Explore our locations

Explore our locations and experience studying along Australia’s idyllic east coast.

Scholarships

Explore our range of scholarships, from academic and course specific to sporting and equality.

Help and Contact

Call, enquire or chat with the team and get support throughout your journey.

See how we're Transforming Tomorrow
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Get to know Southern Cross

How to apply

Use our how to page to help you find the best way to apply, and who can help!

Explore our locations

Explore our locations and experience studying along Australia’s idyllic east coast.

Scholarships

View our range of scholarships, from academic and course specific to sporting and equality.

Course and fees

Discover our course list for International students, including locations, fees and other helpful details.

See how we're Transforming Tomorrow


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We acknowledge Widjabal Country as the Country where Southern Cross University originated and grew, and from where it continues to grow. It seeded the growth of our Gumbaynggirr Campus in Coffs Harbour, our Yugambeh Campus in Coolangatta and it planted the seeds to transform the Countries we are on.

Understanding our origins will make each step into the future a more purposeful one, leading all to transform tomorrow.

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Class of 2023

Learning Zone

The Student Learning Zone offers an extensive range of learning support services, resources and programs to support all award coursework studies.

Student administration

Helping you find the right information, fast and save precious time.

Services and support

Need to find a place to live, some career advice or perhaps a small loan? Services an support is available.

Student scholarships

Scholarships for current students aim to reward outstanding achievement in first year or beyond and provide valuable financial support.

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