28/05/2018Read more Southern Cross University’s NatMed-Research Unit is looking for female volunteers post menopause with osteoarthritis of the knee to participate in a research study looking at the effectiveness of marine oil supplements in alleviating the symptoms of this condition.
25/05/2018Read more Brazilian and Chinese recruits at the Liverpool International Academy are adding an international flavour to the high performance experience for the region’s junior players, ahead of this weekend’s Champions League final which sees the Academy’s namesake Liverpool FC take on Real Madrid.
23/05/2018Read more As a uni student in a regional area known for its dynamic music scene, Jana Gibson spent countless hours at gigs at the university bar and local pubs. Now her passion for live music and well-honed skills in events management has landed Jana a senior role in the Australian music industry.
21/05/2018Play video Read more Internationally-renowned mural artist Guido van Helten will return to Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus to give an exclusive insight into the inspiration behind his iconic, photo-realistic creations found around the world at a free public seminar on May 31.
15/05/2018Read more If you’re from the east coast of Australia chances are you’ve probably never heard of Hatched, the annual showcase of the best graduate artworks coming out of art schools around the country that’s been running in Perth since 1992.
11/05/2018Read more Bunions, foot ulcerations and corns are not often spoken about in polite company, but Southern Cross University pedorthics students will make them front and centre at a fortnightly clinic dedicated to helping people get back onto their feet.
10/05/2018Read more Women in the Australian tourism and hospitality sector earn almost 10 per cent less than their male colleagues, according to a study led by Southern Cross University Associate Professor Michael Kortt.
09/05/2018Read more People across regional Australia should be celebrating that they have finally been heard, after the Federal Budget provided overdue recognition that universities are a cornerstone to the future of regional Australia, according to Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor Professor Adam Shoemaker.
08/05/2018Read more It’s hard to believe that Facebook, which seems to have penetrated so many aspects of contemporary society, is little over 10 years old. Even its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, recently reflected on its pervasiveness as being way out of proportion to how he thought it would be used.
02/05/2018Read more Nicholas Drew and Jackson Chetwynd-Jones are two Southern Cross University Gold Coast graduates who are now forging their career paths in the world of nursing. Both students undertook placements at the John Flynn Private Hospital as part of their training which led to both of them being offered placements at the hospital of choice.
27/04/2018Read more In light of China’s ban on Australia’s imported recyclables, some of the region’s brightest young minds came up with ideas for innovate waste engineering solutions at the Young Engineer’s event hosted by Southern Cross University.
26/04/2018Read more Four Southern Cross University students from the USA have received the full tourism treatment at Catch a Crab in Tweed Heads, teaming up with the local business to complete a social media campaign project targeting the North American market.
20/04/2018Read more A trio of young, business-savvy, Mandarin-speaking students from Southern Cross University is assisting Northern Rivers-based gourmet food producer Brookfarm with insights about what the Chinese middle-class consumer eats for breakfast.
18/04/2018Read more Beneath the waters of Port Phillip Bay and Westernport this weekend, volunteer scuba divers and underwater photographers will search the seabed for a small but colourful group of marine life, in the inaugural Melbourne Sea Slug Census.
14/04/2018Read more From the world’s first self-cleaning aquaponics system to a sustainable high performance surfboard, the Southern Cross Enterprise Lab has picked seven of the North Coast’s most innovative business ideas for its inaugural Startup in Residence program.
13/04/2018Read more One of the world’s leaders in organic farming research will share his insights into the nutritional benefits of organic fruit and vegetables – including results of an international study showing significantly higher levels of antioxidants – at a breakfast research seminar at Southern Cross University on Monday April 16 at 8am.
12/04/2018Read more In the past week, Southern Cross University student Kareena Barraclough has met the president of the Bahamas and mingled with gold medallists. Tomorrow she will be on the ground to meet and greet athletes and officials when the Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens kicks off.
11/04/2018Play video Read more The boosting effect of a warmer ocean on the growth rate of baby sea urchins is proving to be a silver lining of a much darker cloud by the time these spikey marine creatures reach adulthood.
‘Is school out for the 21st century?’: Southern Cross to moderate discussion at Thursday Night Live!Read more The ‘factory model’ of school, with its standardised curricula and cookie-cutter assessments, has passed its use-by date says a Southern Cross University educator who’s moderating this month’s Thursday Night Live! discussion, ‘Is school out for the 21st century?’, at 6pm on April 12 at Lismore Regional Gallery.
26/03/2018Read more The Digital Enterprise Lab at Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus last week staged a one-day Innovation Challenge where teams competed in developing tech solutions to revolutionise the Gold Coast Airport.
26/03/2018Read more Southern Cross University is stoked to be onboard for the 2020 Global Wave Conference after the Gold Coast won the bid to host the major international surfing festival which attracts up to 400 surf experts from around the world.
22/03/2018Read more Living and working in Japan may have seemed a pipe dream for Leah Armstrong when she first studied Japanese at high school. This week, the Southern Cross University arts graduate will leave Australia to start work as an English language teacher at a university in Japan.
12/03/2018Read more An art-science video project exploring how time and elemental forces work together to shape the earth has attracted the interest of NASA, thanks to the creative use of image data from the space agency’s Landsat 8 satellite by Southern Cross University digital media artist Associate Professor Grayson Cooke.
05/03/2018Read more Southern Cross University academics and graduates will put women, feminism and gender under the microscope on International Women’s Day this week, Thursday March 8, as they discuss the provocation, ‘Ain’t I a woman? Am I or am I not a feminist?’ at the Lismore Regional Gallery.
03/03/2018Read more I was 15 when Sydney's first Gay Mardi Gras parade (as it was called then) ended in a violent confrontation on 24 June, 1978. My local newspaper, the Newcastle Morning Herald, reported on the bitter skirmish on the Monday after, under the headline 'Mass arrest ends march by ‘gays’'. No doubt my sexuality-fuelled teenage anxieties would only have been aggravated by reading these accounts of hostility and violence that marked the clash between police and the brave people we know today at the 78ers.
23/02/2018Play video Read more Each morning at dawn patrol surfers assess ocean and weather conditions before paddling out. Now the entire surf session experience is set to become more valuable, thanks to a new fin fitted with oceanographic sensors that will share data with scientists interested in the health of coastal zones.
14/02/2018Read more The Country Education Foundation of Australia has launched its 2018 University Survival Guide, with Southern Cross University coming on board as the new principal partner of this valuable online resource for first-year students.
12/02/2018Read more Being physically safe, emotionally safe, having access needs met and feeling capable have been identified by young people with disability as the four key factors fundamental to a creating a sense of safety and preventing abuse.
01/02/2018Read more Local entrepreneurs, students and the wider community can experience two free and interactive sessions with globally-recognised entrepreneurial educator, Dr Peter Kelly on Wednesday February 7.
27/12/2017Read more The tragic sequence of events that led to the drowning of Ravneet Singh Gill on Christmas Day reminds all of us how dangerous Australian ocean beaches can be at this time of year. The entire University family pays tribute to Ravneet as a Southern Cross student and as a proud member of his Indian community.
Holy Smoke! Evidence that the controversial fourth ingredient in sacred incense comes from a sea snailRead more Since biblical times incense has been used in religious ceremonies and purification rituals, with its fragrant smoke evoking reverence and reflection. For much of that time this holy incense has also been shrouded in secrecy and controversy because of uncertainty over the identity of its major ingredients, onycha. Scientific evidence now supports the identification of onycha as the opercula, or trapdoor, from the sea snail Muricidae (murex whelks). In biblical times these sea snails were also used to produce purple and blue dyes of religious significance.
26/11/2017Play video Read more For the first time, researchers have accelerated the formation of new coral colonies on small areas in the Great Barrier Reef using ‘baby corals’ conceived and successfully settled directly on the Reef through a pioneering pilot project funded by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.
15/11/2017Read more In response to the overwhelmingly positive result of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey—announced at 10am NSW time today—Southern Cross University reaffirms its unqualified support for legal and parliamentary change in this important area.