Discovery Day

Come and explore Southern Cross University’s campuses and course offerings

Group of students sitting in the Lismore library

This is a special event for graduating high school students to join us for some fun activities and sessions on campus!

The 2024 Discovery Day events were a great success with over 20 schools and 250 students actively participating. Stay tuned for details on the 2025 Discovery Day events. 

Enjoy a day visiting campus facilities, attending a morning and afternoon course information session, and more - all free of charge. 

Students have the opportunity to pre-select two sessions to attend on the day.

Three students working at the Gold Coast campus with ocean views in the background

What can I expect?

  • Experience our state-of-the-art facilities on a campus tour
  • Meet inspiring lecturers
  • Talk to current students
  • Choose two course sessions to attend
  • 9.30-2.00pm (local times)

Our locations

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast campus is spread across three contemporary buildings that house innovative learning spaces, health science laboratories, computer labs, student lounges, the University’s Digital Enterprise Lab and an on-campus Health Clinic. You can also study information technology, music and digital media at our Coomera Creative campus.

Find out more about Gold Coast
Aerial view of the Gold Coast campus with ocean view in the distance


Lismore campus is a creative hub, with state-of-the-art studios, engineering and environmental science facilities, specialist health labs and simulated hospital wards, a Learning Centre and library complex, oncampus accommodation, a gym, heated pool and an on-campus Health Clinic.

Find out more about Lismore
Two students walking past the Learning Centre at the Lismore campus

Coffs Harbour

A multi-million-dollar Health Sciences Building features a biomechanics running track and high-tech simulation teaching laboratories. The campus also has a fitness centre, on-campus accommodation, sporting fields and close proximity to beautiful beaches and national parks. The University’s world-renowned National Marine Science Centre is located in nearby Charlesworth Bay.

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Two student sitting outside the Health Sciences building at the Coffs Harbour campus