16/05/2019Read more Big Scrub logger, settler, dairy farmer, Aquarius hippie, alternative thinker, tree-changer, sea-changer. For generations, waves of people have been moving to the Northern Rivers of NSW to follow their dreams and carve out a new life.
15/05/2019Read more The successful Farming Together Program based at Southern Cross University will receive $3 million to help co-operatives around the country under a re-elected Coalition government, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced today.
14/05/2019Read more A spectacular, multi-sensory experience of Bundjalung language, history and story will occupy all of Lismore’s cultural precinct for four nights next week (Thursday May 23 – Sunday May 26, 6pm to 9pm). Dungarimba Wandarahn (Lismore place of learning) is a major new Australian work by internationally acclaimed digital artist Craig Walsh commissioned by The Lismore Quad.
07/05/2019Read more Living in the lucky country is not so lucky for some. Many Aussies face increasing homelessness, in part caused by rising rents and falling investment in social housing by state and federal governments, yet the major parties are yet to address the issue ahead of the federal election.
02/05/2019Read more Northern Rivers’ Pocket Herbs - a cutting edge producer of specialist edible plants in the Burringbar Valley - has entered into a research partnership with Southern Cross University to determine the nutritional (and anti-nutritional) content of native bush foods.
24/04/2019Read more Starting over in a new country can be an exciting yet terrifying opportunity. In a new art exhibition, opening on Friday April 26, migrant and refugee women reflect on their experiences of making Australia home.
29/03/2019Read more His coral research has been making waves across the globe for decades; now Southern Cross University’s Professor Peter Harrison is featured on BBC UK’s Blue Planet Live this week in a live broadcast from Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
28/03/2019Read more Coffs Harbour City Council is leading the charge among employer groups when it comes to offering employees a choice to register as organ and tissue donors. Yesterday (Wednesday March 27) its staff were given the opportunity to register their donation decisions.
25/03/2019Read more From Mataranka to Meekatharra and Millmerran, soil-conscious farmers crashed an email system when they rushed for free soil carbon tests offered by Southern Cross University’s Environmental Analysis Laboratory in conjunction with National Regenerative Agriculture Day on February 14.
25/03/2019Read more In partnership with The Funding Network and Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE), the Southern Cross Enterprise Lab is proud to be co-hosting an exclusive Pitch Workshop targeted at not-for-profits and social enterprises in Byron Bay on April 9, 2019.
22/03/2019Read more Tireless advocate for Indigenous education Ian Mackie has spent more than 40 years working in Indigenous Education, and now the Queensland government is implementing his high-profile research through Southern Cross University.
22/03/2019Read more From presenting at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women to transforming Indigenous education in Australia, Southern Cross University graduates are already effecting change in their global spheres ahead of graduation ceremonies at the Gold Coast.
20/03/2019Read more Almost 100 Byron Shire residents have been forced out of rental properties so owners could list them as short-term holiday lettings (STHL) on Airbnb or other STHL platforms, according to new research from Southern Cross University.
14/03/2019Read more She’s been connecting students with science in creative and exciting ways for more than two decades. Now Southern Cross University’s Associate Professor Amanda Reichelt-Brushett has been named as one of Australia’s most exceptional university teachers.
01/03/2019Read more Researchers at Southern Cross University have found naturopathic medicine favourable in the treatment of a wide range of chronic conditions after conducting the world’s first systematic scoping study on its clinical benefits.
28/02/2019Play video Read more The Australian Academy of Science, the nation’s peak science body, has awarded its prestigious 2019 Anton Hales Medal for distinguished research in the Earth Sciences to Professor Isaac Santos from Southern Cross University.
22/02/2019Read more Water-based exercise may be the key to a better quality of life for people with chronic fatigue syndrome. Now researchers from Southern Cross University and University of the Sunshine Coast are seeking participants for a new six-month aquatic exercise study
19/02/2019Read more When Southern Cross University Arts student Hannah Rowles signed up for a Community Engagement Project, she experienced first-hand the impact her partnership with the Anti-Poverty Network QLD had on the local community.
Country Education Foundation partners with Southern Cross and WIN TV to launch 2019 University Survival GuideRead more The Country Education Foundation of Australia (CEF) has joined forces with WIN Television to launch the 2019 University Survival Guide — a one-stop resource helping tens of thousands of new university students and their families navigate campus life.
01/02/2019Read more It is a perfect match: Revered trio The Necks, known for mesmerizing, slowly unravelling musical pieces, and an hour-long art/science video project exploring the breath-taking beauty of the Australian landscape from space.
24/01/2019Read more The manager of a North Coast organisation that supports adult survivors of child sexual abuse, and whose Honours research investigated the effectiveness its group therapy programs, is a finalist in the 2019 NSW Regional Woman of the Year Award.
19/12/2018Read more Anticipation for the expanded psychology program at Southern Cross University's Coffs Harbour campus isn't all in the mind. Strong enrolments, new degrees and state-of-the-art facilities and resources will all be unveiled in 2019.
14/12/2018Read more Is black salve, the much-feted skin cancer cream, a miracle cure or horror story? New research from Southern Cross University proves the latter in the first international study to quantitatively assess its dangerous ingredients.
14/12/2018Read more Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus was proud to officially open its newest building in a ceremony officiated by the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology and the federal member for McPherson on Thursday, 13 December, 2018.
13/12/2018Read more When Southern Cross University midwifery graduate Taneeka Hyatt begins her fulltime graduate position at Tweed Hospital next year, she will be working alongside some of the women who helped deliver her as a baby two decades ago.
13/12/2018Read more Ecology and technology have combined to give nature a helping hand, using a robot to deliver heat tolerant coral larvae directly onto the Great Barrier Reef in the first small scale pilot of a new technique to help restore and recover coral reefs.
12/12/2018Read more Southern Cross University will lend its plant science expertise to a bold new national project that aims to map the genomes of Australian native plants to better understand and conserve the country’s unique flora.
11/12/2018Read more Oslob in the Philippines has become an international hotspot for tourists to swim and dive with whale sharks – a species protected by law yet still illegally poached and finned alive in other parts of the country.
07/12/2018Read more Eleka Moore was just 18 when she was offered multiple college scholarships to play golf in the United States. Fresh out of high school and with two Junior PGA championships under her belt, Eleka instead decided to stay in Australia and pursue her dream of becoming a school teacher at Southern Cross University alongside her golfing endeavours.
05/12/2018Read more Next to a fully grown humpback whale, the man in flippers is a fragile, if graceful being. He swims alongside the massive creature, imitating its fin movements, trailing in its wake, the connection between them clear. It’s a mesmerising dance that only a lucky few will ever see in real life. This is a scene from ‘Blue’, a gorgeously visual film about marine conservation featuring Southern Cross graduate and free diving marine scientist Lucas Handley.
30/11/2018Read more Southern Cross University congratulates Emeritus Professor Peter Lee FTSE on his appointment to the inaugural committee advising the federal government on its new regional student higher education strategy.
27/11/2018Read more The first graduates of Southern Cross University’s combined Master of Engineering Management and Business Administration will be among hundreds of graduands from around the world receiving their awards at Lismore campus on Friday