Student stories

Become a pilot and study aviation at SCU

Together with Airways Aviation, Southern Cross University offers you the chance to obtain a commercial pilot's licence and a business degree.

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Master of Engineering Management, MBA and the renewable energies sector

Working on a real-time renewable energy project of biogasification has helped engineering management student George, to understand the potential management issues around the renewable energies sector and how to make projects more economical.

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Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Brazilian student Alex is studying Clinical Exercise Physiology at the Lismore campus of Southern Cross University and feels totally embraced by the university community. Alex loves the accessibility of the campus, close to Byron Bay and the Gold Coast beaches.

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Master of Engineering Management - Master of Business Administration

For Indian student Sebi, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration builds on his existing skills as an engineer.

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Business - Gold Coast

Gloria is from Tanzania and is studying a Bachelor of Business with a major in marketing. She loves being close to the beach and the great weather at the Gold Coast.

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Forestry - Lismore

Southern Cross University's forestry students are taught by leading experts and have access to an extensive range of habitats close to campus.

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Living and studying at the Gold Coast

Mica and Sharmilla are students from the Philippines. Studying in Australia has helped them to grow personally and understand the value of diversity.

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 Business (Honours) - Lismore

Living close to Byron Bay has provided German student Steffen with a good study, lifestyle balance. His location allows him to access the Gold Coast and Lismore campus.

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Studying English - Lismore

Giselle is a Brazilian student who has found that studying English at Southern Cross’ Lismore campus has been the perfect environment to study English.

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Studying English - Lismore

Juwon is from Korea and studying English at Southern Cross. She loves the koalas on campus and learning English away from the major cities has forced her to speak English all the time.

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Studying at Southern Cross University 澳大利亚南十字星大学 - 给你更好的澳洲留学体验

Southern Cross University is a student focussed university providing great opportunities and support to international students. This video is available in English and Mandarin captions.  

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Accounting - Gold Coast

Studying in Australia has been a wonderful experience for Ishita, a student from Mumbai, India. She has loved being able to share her own cultural celebrations in Australia.

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Forestry - Lismore

Amy is from India and loves the way Southern Cross is open to all kinds of students from everywhere, from all cultures, religions or colour. No one would judge you or criticise you for what you wear, how you speak, what you speak or what your first language is.

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Business - Gold Coast

International Business student Andrea (Italy) says studying at Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast was the best choice he could have made. His lecturers love their subjects and teaching, creating a stimulating learning environment.

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Study Abroad - Gold Coast

German exchange students Tamara and Nadine talk about their experiences studying at Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus.  I would never regret coming here to Australia, it was a really good experience and I can just recommend it to everyone.

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Studying English - Lismore

Erika (Japan) first came to Southern Cross University to study English, now finished her Study Abroad session at our Lismore campus. There are lots of new experiences for Erika, from camping in the bush as part of her studies to helping out at the Koala Hospital on campus...

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Contemporary Music - Lismore

Studying music at Southern Cross has been a great choice for Swedish student Sophie. She's developed more routines as she climbs her way up to a professional level. The creativity of the Northern Rivers region has given Sophie hands-on experience at festivals in the area .

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Study Abroad - Lismore   

A study abroad session at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus offers students a wonderful experience in a relaxed country atmosphere. The Lismore campus is located about 40 minutes inland from Byron Bay and is home to a Koala Centre in a spacious green space.

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I love studying at SCU

Nina is a German student and loves studying at SCU and living on the sunny Gold Coast in Australia.

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