21/12/2020Read more Southern Cross University music students not only get to perform at major Australian music festivals and collaborate with like-minded creatives, but their mentorship experience from industry-leading professionals is second-to-none.
20/12/2020Read more Collaboration with industry partners and other universities is a recipe for success – just ask the staff of the Southern Cross University Careers and Employability service. They were part of a team recently awarded the National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services Award for Excellence in Collaboration.
18/12/2020Read more As Australia’s most internationally-awarded brewery, Burleigh Brewing employs more than 60 staff to produce their wide range of high-quality craft beers. Burleigh Brewing Chief Operating Officer and Southern Cross University MBA graduate Scott Lyall has helped the iconic Gold Coast business almost double its sales in the past three years.
18/12/2020Read more Many Aussies have had their holiday plans changed dramatically this year, but Southern Cross University tourism expert adjunct Professor Kevin Markwell predicts where punters will choose to holiday locally this year, and how to make the most of it!
17/12/2020Read more Despite the most widespread bleaching event ever recorded, Southern Cross University researchers have found more than 60 coral colonies, born through the first Coral IVF trial on the Reef in 2016, thriving and likely to spawn next year.
16/12/2020Read more It is safe to say that 2020 has been a huge year for everyone. If navigating a global pandemic wasn’t enough, the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine officially launched with three major leadership positions.
14/12/2020Read more In celebration of naturopaths and complementary medicine practitioners around the world, the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine featured a series, ‘Shining a Light’, that told stories of trail-blazers who are doing fascinating work in their field. The series showcases the valuable contribution that naturopathy and complementary medicine plays in healthcare.
20/11/2020Read more The Parliamentary Friends of Regenerative Agriculture Group, which aims to garner cross-partisan government support for large-scale adoption of regenerative agriculture, will be officially launched today on National Agriculture Day.
19/11/2020Read more Graduates from three regional universities including Southern Cross bucked the trend of a COVID-induced labour market downturn in 2019-2020, according to new national data on employment outcomes.
16/11/2020Read more During the time of the Soviet Union, a targeted research directive on the popular adaptogenic herb Eleutherococcus – also known as Siberian ginseng – was undertaken in the USSR, that until recently has been kept largely hidden from the global scientific community.
13/11/2020Read more Tea tree is an Australian native plant well known around the world for its antimicrobial properties. Yet a lack of accessible information related to its safety, efficacy and applications has led researchers at Southern Cross University to commence a new study further investigating the medicinal plant.
05/11/2020Read more In a first for Australian higher education, and an exciting development for the profession, the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine has launched its groundbreaking postgraduate naturopathic medicine courses.
30/10/2020Read more How women are managing endometriosis while working from home due to workplace changes during the COVID-19 pandemic is the focus of a new online survey led by the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.
26/10/2020Read more Australians will achieve better health outcomes when self-care is a priority of the healthcare system and federal government policy, says the Director of the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.
20/10/2020Read more Ground-breaking Australian wound-healing technology will be catapulted into space to treat astronauts, following the unprecedented win by Southern Cross University scientists at NASA’s global iTech competition.
12/10/2020Read more Southern Cross University has announced a new course in regenerative agriculture, responding to demand from students for skills and knowledge to address climate challenges and restore degraded landscapes left by traditional farming methods.
Researcher Spotlight: Associate Professor Matthew Leach of the National Centre for Naturopathic MedicineRead more Associate Professor Matthew Leach is a registered nurse and naturopath who has earned an international reputation for his achievements in health services research. He has made a significant contribution to the field of health services specifically through his research in evidence-based practice, integrative healthcare and rural health.
15/09/2020Read more Coffs coast waterways are bearing the brunt of a nitrogen double-whammy from fertilisers and recycled sewage. Remarkably in dry periods, though, the waterways can protect downstream habitats by removing much of the nitrogen naturally, Southern Cross University has found.
11/09/2020Play video Read more A select group of regional Australian schools is first in line for free access to the filmmaking course Nextwave Online, thanks to Southern Cross University and Screenwave International Film Festival.
11/08/2020Read more Dr Janet Schloss is an accomplished researcher who has dedicated the past decade to building the evidence-base for naturopathy, nutrition and integrative and complementary medicine, mostly through conducting clinical trials.
06/08/2020Read more Expect a new climate activism adventure app to be more than just child’s play. Designed for and by children and young people, the app aims to be a platform for action, learning and creativity in response to climate change.
31/07/2020Read more The Southern Cross University family has generously heeded the call to support the wellbeing of students impacted by COVID-19, with more than $673,000 raised and distributed through a new hardship fund.
30/07/2020Read more Southern Cross University’s National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) researchers are conducting the first comprehensive examination of integrative healthcare in military populations in Australia – a study that hopes to highlight the potential benefits of this approach to the management of chronic pain.
29/07/2020Read more Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF) and Southern Cross University have partnered to take SWIFF’s Nextwave regional youth film development program to all budding filmmakers across Australia - from Coffs Harbour to Karratha.
24/07/2020Play video Read more Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to announce their ever-popular, annual Schools Programs are going online this year and are free to Primary and Secondary schools across the Northern Rivers.
21/07/2020Play video Read more Discovery of the diet flexibility of juvenile crown of thorns starfish has complicated scientists’ ability to predict the timing of devastating outbreaks of adults on coral reefs.
16/07/2020Read more Ever dreamt of working in film and TV but are unsure how to score your break into the big time? This month Screenworks and Southern Cross University have partnered up to deliver a premiere panel event with some of Australia’s leading film, television and music professionals.
05/06/2020Read more This year has been like no other for Year 12 students. Home schooling for months, coupled with the uncertainty around returning to school, exam timetables and assessments have made the last year of school a challenging time for many.
19/05/2020Read more If there’s one bit of advice Bachelor of Contemporary Music graduate Kate Stroud would give a music student just starting out, it would be this: when opportunity comes knocking, open the door, invite it in, make it a cup of tea and make it feel really, really, really welcome!
12/05/2020Read more Advancing the skills and status of nurses is a priority for Bonnie Boezeman AO, a business leader who was so concerned about the expected shortfall of nurses in Australia she created a scholarship for students studying a Master of Healthcare Leadership at Southern Cross University.
27/04/2020Read more “In nursing, the small things you do can have such a big impact on people’s lives. It’s very rewarding - a very privileged position to be in.” These are the wise words of registered nurse and Southern Cross University graduate Sally Smith, winner of a NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Award.
22/04/2020Play video Read more In these dark and uncertain times, the creative output of artists -- writers, musicians, filmmakers, singers, dancers, actors and more -- is enriching our thoughts, imagination and wellbeing. The latest contribution is an art/science video project capturing the breathtaking movement of water vapour swirling around our planet, set to a musical soundtrack.
21/04/2020Play video Read more Research Fellow at the Southern Cross University Centre for Children and Young People, Dr Kate Neale researches the benefits of gardening and greenspaces for wellbeing. She provides some tips for connecting with nature in the era of social isolation.
19/04/2020Read more Maddy Braddon is a born campaigner. From flood recovery to renewable energy, she’s worked with grass-roots programs such as Lock the Gate and Lismore Helping Hands, before landing her current job as Research Assistant, at the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore.
18/04/2020Read more Working as an IT professional is not only about having a passionate relationship with technology. It can also be about love, especially if you’re seeking contact with cupid’s arrow through online dating. Strangely, a role in IT can also include making things with Lego. How so?
16/04/2020Read more Southern Cross University has joined the world-leading Reef Restoration and Adaptation (RRAP) Program to help preserve and restore the Great Barrier Reef in the face of rising ocean temperatures and coral bleaching.
08/04/2020Read more The Bachelor of Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University was one of the first music courses in the country not geared to classical music or jazz. Now, it’s one of the first music degrees in Australia to go online.
02/04/2020Read more Southern Cross University’s Dr Renaud Joannes-Boyau is part of an international team of scientists that has dated the skull of an early human found in Africa, potentially upending human evolution knowledge with their discovery.
01/04/2020Read more Some you soak, some you macerate, some you ferment to wake them from their slumber. Any self-respecting seed collector will happily confess it’s an obsession; they are often late for appointments and parties because they stop to collect them from plants on the side of the road, paper bags always at the ready.
16/03/2020Read more New research from Southern Cross University found that 33% of Approved Accommodation Providers (AAPs) in the Byron Shire considered selling their business due to disruption from short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb.
08/03/2020Read more A passion to inspire more women into the field of science and a calling to close the gap in Indigenous women’s health are two stories behind two Southern Cross University’s scholarship recipients awarded at an International Women’s Day celebration in Coffs Harbour.
26/02/2020Read more Last weekend marked 50 years since teacher training first began in Lismore, providing the foundation for the multi-campus, academically diverse institution that is Southern Cross University today. A reunion at the Lismore campus welcomed staff and students from five decades of teacher education.
26/02/2020Read more Southern Cross University is proud to offer a suite of new courses from 2020, including a new partnership with Air Gold Coast where domestic students earn their commercial pilot licence through the University’s unique Bachelor of Business majoring in Aviation Management.
21/02/2020Read more A new anthology of work by Southern Cross University creative writing students has hit the virtual bookshelf. Coastlines 7 is an anthology of outstanding writing authored, edited, and compiled by students. From wistful poetry to gripping fiction, the anthology showcases 27 pieces of remarkable work, a testament to the diversity and depth of talent in the University’s creative writing program.
21/02/2020Read more Southern Cross University has been granted an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award presented by Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE). The award recognises Southern Cross University’s commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEMM.
Southern Cross University-partnered sports program selected for Rugby League World Cup 2021 Mental Fitness CharterRead more Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) and leading men’s health charity Movember today proudly announced a partnership to work collaboratively to deliver the tournament’s groundbreaking mental fitness initiative.
16/01/2020Read more An extraordinary exhibition featuring Australia’s top surf photographers opened at the Southern Cross Gold Coast Library yesterday. The Ocean Surf Photo Exhibition – showcasing the power and serenity of waves on our local beaches – is a precursor to the Global Wave Conference, a three-day international event beginning on 10 February that will be hosted by the University at the Gold Coast campus.
07/01/2020Read more Southern Cross University shares the national and international grief over the devastating Australian bushfires. More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed by 200 fires burning in the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.