What is Head-Start?

Southern Cross University’s 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.

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Please also see the Head-Start key dates for more information.