Coomera creative campus

Study at Southern Cross University’s Coomera creative campus

Coomera creative campus

Southern Cross University's Coomera campus, an educational partnership with TAFE Qld, is located in the northern Gold Coast.

Focusing on music, digital media and information technology, the Coomera Creative Campus is an exciting development in one of the fastest-growing areas of Australia's sixth-largest city.

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About Coomera campus

As the Northern Gold Coast continues to expand in population, business, services and education, Southern Cross University's proactive presence in Coomera responds to that growth and ensuing need.

The Coomera Creative Campus is an educational partnership between Southern Cross University and TAFE Qld.

Our music and media courses are delivered by practising music and media professionals. The University is a sponsor of major music and arts festivals such as the Mullum Music Festival and Byron Writers Festival, which offer great opportunities for work placements and networking.

Our information technology degree combines academic rigour with contemporary industry practice, giving you the skills to succeed in complex environments.

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β€œI stepped straight out of University and into a lot of different studios in Sydney. I felt at ease because I had so much experience during my degree.”

Scott Aplin musical director of The Voice television show sits at a piano

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Coomera facilities

Coomera creative campus facilities

Creativity and talent deserve the very best. Southern Cross University's students at Coomera creative campus have the very best production facilities at their disposal.

This includes information technology laboratories, four soundproofed rehearsal rooms with vocal PA and backline gear, and a live performance space with a full line array sound system and professional lighting rig.

Our main studio is a world-class recording facility with an SSL Duality mixing desk offering top quality analogue and digital recording. Digital media students access commercial-grade studios, equipment and industry-standard software with the chance to gain on-the-job experience through our strong industry connections.

Other facilities on-campus at Coomera include a café, independent learning centre, refreshment stations and student support services.

Northern Gold Coast Coomera region

Explore the northern Gold Coast

Coomera is within minutes of many of the Gold Coast's biggest attractions, including Dreamworld, Wet'n'Wild, Warner Bros. Movie World and the Australian Outback Spectacular.

After all that excitement, the Coomera River is a more relaxing location, an ideal place to escape with houseboats for hire and good fishing, among other activities.

You can also visit Coomera's Gold Coast Marina – the largest in the southern hemisphere – and view the superyachts of the super-rich. For more information visit the Gold Coast Tourism website.

β€œIt's part of the WHARVES story that we met through studying music at Southern Cross. Access to world-class knowledge and facilities really helped kickstart us.”

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