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
23/11/2018Read more Amped Classics, a startup business that converts classic cars to battery operated electric vehicles, took out the winning place for the most innovative and novel idea at the Southern Cross Enterprise Lab’s first Hackathon.
08/11/2018Read more Southern Cross University researchers have discovered that a new form of honey, from bees foraging on tea tree, is higher in antioxidants and has sustained anti-microbial activity compared to other honeys.
08/11/2018Read more The streets are wide in the small country town of Casino. People drive slowly down the main drag and wave at their friends. Just out of town, sleek black cattle graze in green paddocks, an unmistakable reminder of the town’s main industry and the reason for its famed annual festival, Beef Week.
06/11/2018Read more Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for most children. But not for all. For one small boy, the bicycle had become a two-wheeled torture device, a source of frustration and anxiety instead of joy. It took six months of therapy and intervention with Southern Cross University graduate and occupational therapist Emma Hoare before he could even look at it, let alone get on it. It took even longer before he learnt the underlying skills he needed to feel empowered and to control his feelings so he could make those first wobbly metres on his own. Now, thanks to Emma, he is riding to school with his siblings, just like any other boy on his street.
29/10/2018Read more From the conservation of sea turtles in a remote region of Sumatra, an art installation featuring thousands of poppies to honour Queensland military service, to student leadership spanning study, health, counselling and collaboration, Southern Cross University's 2018 Student Awards demonstrate a breadth of aspiration and achievement.
17/10/2018Read more Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Adam Shoemaker, will use a major tertiary education conference on the Gold Coast this week to advocate for the appointment of a Regional Education Commissioner.
15/10/2018Read more Australian carers do an amazing job. Some 2.5 million people – that’s one in every eight Australians – identify as a carer, delivering a staggering 1.9 billion hours of unpaid care every year to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, or who are frail aged.
08/10/2018Read more New research suggests that University students with a disability are far less likely to find employment after graduating than those without disability. Recognising this significant disadvantage, Southern Cross University has set out to change these employment outcomes.
05/10/2018Read more After bouncing back from a $5billion burnout, World Champion sailor turned wellbeing and career strategy entrepreneur Bella Zanesco has been recognised with the Vice Chancellor’s Award at Southern Cross University’s 2018 Alumni of the Year Awards recognising exceptional achievement and outstanding service.
04/10/2018Read more We’re quick to pull out our mobile phones to film events in our lives to share on social media. But could that be leading to poor memory recall, particularly if we were witness to something we later had to recount in court?
02/10/2018Read more Papua New Guinean Vavine Nadesalingam, founder of the NGO Voices For Village Foundation Inc, has been named the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year at Southern Cross University’s annual Alumni of the Year Awards recognising exceptional achievement and outstanding service.
02/10/2018Read more Former Coffs Harbour florist now Australian Lawyers for Human Rights state convenor for Tasmania Johanna Byrne has been named the School of Law and Justice Alumnus of the Year 2018 at Southern Cross University’s annual awards recognising exceptional achievement and outstanding service.