Getting to and around campus
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Read more about travelling to campus, arriving internationally, and cheaper travel (concession) options for students.
We encourage you to consider sustainable travel options where possible, such as walking, riding a bicycle, and catching public transport. You can read more about these options for our campuses below.
Getting to and around our Gold Coast campus
Getting to and around our Lismore campus
The SCU Lismore campus is serviced by a number of bus routes. Please see links below for timetables and maps.
Blanches Bus Company are operating two express commuter bus services connecting Lismore with Ballina, Lennox Head and Byron Bay; and Lismore with Bexhill, Clunes, Bangalow and Byron Bay. Look for the 640x and 641x routes on the Blanches Timetables and Maps page.
For discounted travel on public transport in New South Wales see Travel concessions.
Bike racks are centrally located outside SCU Fitness Centre and Pool; outside A, B, V and Z blocks; and undercover bike racks are located outside Student Services (Learning Centre side) and the Whitebrook theatre.
Showers are located on Level 1, F Block; P Block; Level 1, and at SCU Fitness.
For further information on the best routes for cycling and walking please visit the RMS Cycleway Finder website.
Getting to and around our Coffs Harbour campus
To access maps for cycleways and information about cycling around Coffs Harbour visit the Mountain Biking and Cycling section of Coffs Harbour Council website.
Our key contacts page will direct you to the people that have the answers you need.
Our specialist and metro campus locations
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Travel concessions for domestic students
Students residing in Queensland may be eligible for travel concession which entitles the passenger to 50 per cent off fares on approved public transport throughout Queensland. For eligibility and how to apply, visit: Translink’s Tertiary Transport Concession
New South Wales
Students residing in New South Wales may be eligible for a NSW Tertiary Student Concession discount. In Sydney and surrounding areas this is via an Opal Concession Card and for the remainder of NSW this is via a Transport Concession Entitlement Card. For eligibility and how to apply, visit: Transport for NSW Eligibility.
Students residing in Victoria may be eligible for travel concession which entitles the passenger to 50 per cent off fares on approved public transport throughout Victoria. For eligibility and how to apply, visit: Public Transport Victoria.
Starting at Southern Cross?
If you're about to commence study, familiarise yourself in advance by visiting your campus online.
Before you commence study, find out about your course textbooks and order online.
Familiarise yourself with how the building and rooms codes work for your campus.
All of our campus’ have students areas for you to meet other students, as well as find quiet places to study.