17/09/2019Read more Celebrating student achievement and the generosity of our University community, Southern Cross University hosted a special event at each of its campuses this month to connect and celebrate our scholarship donors and their student recipients. More than 290 people attended the events at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour.
17/09/2019Read more From the psychological attraction of high sugar foods to healthy career aspirations and emotional intelligence in music appreciation, Southern Cross University Psychological Science Honours students will once again be presenting the results of their fascinating research at a public conference in Coffs Harbour.
09/09/2019Read more Tourist mecca Byron Bay is not alone in dealing with the impacts of short-term holiday letting. With communities along NSW's Mid North and North Coasts grappling with the growth of Airbnb, Stayz and the like, 12 councils and the region’s peak tourism body have partnered with Southern Cross University to give residents a voice in a new survey.
29/08/2019Read more Southern Cross University has won a second coveted engagement award for its game-changing Farming Together Program, a collaborative industry model which helps farmers, fishers and foresters tackle drought and climate change.
28/08/2019Read more An innovative industry program which helped 28,500 primary producers tackle volatile markets, climate change and drought won the Industry Engagement category at last night’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.
01/08/2019Read more The 2019 Miles Franklin award-winner Melissa Lucashenko will be announced this Friday as the inaugural recipient of the Barry Conyngham Creative Arts Fellowship at Southern Cross University.
26/07/2019Read more Coral reefs may be the first ecosystem that could vanish from the earth's surface―an ecological and economic disaster, which will put the livelihood of millions of people at risk. SECORE and Professor Peter Harrison, Southern Cross University, are now forming a strategic global partnership to increase the scale and efficiency of sustainable restoration.
10/07/2019Read more Southern Cross graduate Tennyson Strong grew up in a small Indigenous community in Armidale. He belongs to two distinct peoples - the Jukembal people on the New England Slopes, and the Gumbanggirri people of the mid-north coast.
09/07/2019Read more What do former Wallabies Justin Harrison, World Wildlife Fund for Nature CEO Dermot O’Gorman and the All Blacks head strength and conditioning coach Dr Nic Gill have in common? All played rugby in their student days at Southern Cross University.
04/07/2019Read more From the philosophy of chiropractic thought and the neuro-mechanical demands of surfboard paddling to the health literacy and spirituality of cancer patients and innovations in orthotics and footwear design for diabetes sufferers, the enormous range of student research underway in the School of Health and Human Sciences was on show at the Gold Coast campus last week.
02/07/2019Read more As Ash Barty smashed her way onto the international stage to take the title of women’s tennis No.1, media commentators were quick to predict a spike in young players taking up the sport in Australia. Southern Cross MBA graduate Jackson Hills was watching with keen interest.
19/06/2019Play video Read more From an early age, Ashleigh Woods knew she wanted to be a nurse and a midwife. Helping a teacher ‘birth’ a baby in front of her primary school class by pulling a doll from a stocking, only cemented the idea in her head. “It was the most awesome thing,” she said.
27/05/2019Play video Read more It’s pure magic: the classical facade with stern columns and heavy architectural lines transformed into a brilliant moving garden, as shapes of light and colour dip and combine in dazzling, hypnotic patterns, growing into flowers that bloom and burst and transform into a sky of fireworks, a flock of doves, a gargoyle and back into geometrical patterns once more. The colours move across the bodies of the spellbound viewers, drawing them into this extraordinary, magical display. This is the work of Radiance, the name in art of Southern Cross University visual arts graduate and artist, Rose Staff.
22/05/2019Read more Singer Casey Donovan confronts the shameful racial segregation policy of a small NSW Mid North Coast town when she meets with a Southern Cross University historian in the next episode of the popular ancestry program, Who Do You Think You Are?
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.
14/05/2019Play video Read 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.