SCU Head-Start

head Start Student in classroom

If you would like more information about Head-Start please contact one of our Student Recruitment Officers

SCU Head-Start provides an opportunity for Year 11 and 12 students (HSC or QCE) to gain direct entry and advanced standing into a variety of courses offered at Southern Cross University. Free from university fees, the program offers you the chance to gain a taste of university life, stimulate your interest in academic pursuits and enhance your educational performance and long term aspirations.

The program has been designed for students who have the academic capability to succeed at university. Applicants will be selected on merit, based on their academic performance, a personal statement and the recommendation of their Principal.

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Use one of the following buttons to apply for Head-Start.


Nada Van Kempen - Head-Start graduate

Nada is studying a Bachelor of Media with a major in Journalism at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus.

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