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.


Southern Cross University celebrates diversity and inclusion

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Throughout the year, in a variety of ways, Southern Cross University celebrates the diversity of our students, staff and communities. There are many opportunities to join together and learn from each other in the University's annual Diversity Calendar.

The Diversity Calendar includes events of significance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures, culturally and linguistically diverse peoples and gender and sexuality diverse peoples.