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.

Diversity Celebrations Gold Coast campus

Fusion Festival

Each year the University holds the Fusion Festival - an opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to come together to celebrate and learn from our diversity. In 2017 the festival was held at Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and Lismore campuses in the week commencing 4th September 2017.