Welcome to the Equity and Diversity Office

Southern Cross University is committed to being an inclusive and culturally safe work and study environment where all students and staff are valued. We are proud of the diversity of our staff and students and committed to fostering a diverse, fair and inclusive environment as reflected in the Values stated in the University's Strategic Plan.

We value our engagement with the diverse communities surrounding our campuses and benefit from the knowledge, lived experience and perspectives they bring.

The Equity and Diversity Office provides leadership and direction in the development and implementation of the University's equity, diversity and inclusion agenda.

The Equity and Diversity Office is responsible for:

The Equity and Diversity Office works closely with and provides secretarial support to the University's Equity & Diversity Committee

Equity & Diversity Contacts are available for students or staff who may have a query or concern about an equity or diversity matter.

Fusion Festival Gallery

Southern Cross University's Fusion Festival, celebrating the diversity of our communities through cultural exchange and social connection, was held at Coffs Harbour, Lismore and Gold Coast campuses in the last week of August 2018. 

A photography competition, with the theme "Faces of Fusion", was included as part of the festival.

View entries to the competition in the Gallery.

Students at Lismore campus Fusion Festival 2018