Southern Cross University History

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Inaugural Vice Chancellor Barry Conyngham 1994

Inaugural Vice Chancellor Barry Conyngham sits in with students at the first SCU Orientation Day at Lismore campus.

The early 1990s was an exciting time for Southern Cross University as it evolved from what was a Teachers College, in the 1970s, into a fully-fledged University with its own identity in 1994.
This site has been developed to showcase stories, historical information and personal recollections of the University's development. It includes a condensed Brief History of SCU from Teachers College (pre-1994) to University.