Wherever your study takes you, the Southern Cross student experience is ranked one of the best in Australia.
Postgraduate Overall Experience #5 in Australia
Postgraduate Student Support #6 in Australia
Postgraduate Teaching Quality #6 in Australia
Source: Good Universities Guide 2023
Study in Australia
International students at Lismore campus
Studying here offers you a unique cultural experience and the opportunity to immerse yourself in diverse, friendly and welcoming communities.
With a focus on practical skills, critical thinking and collaboration, we offer an ideal environment for you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in a rapidly changing global job market.
We have a diverse student body and a commitment to cultural inclusiveness, making us the perfect place to start your career journey, wherever it may take you.
Start your adventure now with a virtual tour across our unique campus locations:
- View locations and take a virtual tour
- Hear from our students
- Learn more about student support
- Explore a better way of learning
Explore courses and study options
Browse our full list of international student courses and fees, or jump straight in to your chosen study area.
Brazilian student Davi Martins Algranti - recipient of a Vice Chancellor's International Diversification Scholarship to study a Bachelor of Business and Enterprise on the Gold Coast.
International student scholarships
Scholarships are available for both current and future international students. They are designed to recognise academic excellence, promote cultural diversity and provide financial support so you can thrive in creating your future when you study abroad with us.
To see our available scholarships, visit our scholarship finder.
How to apply
Who is an international student?
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or have permanent or temporary residency in Australia when you start your study, you are considered an international student. International students wanting to apply for a student visa in Australia can only apply for a full-time CRICOS registered course.
Keen to take a closer look?
Download our International Course Guide 2023 for a complete guide to our Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses for 2023. We also offer a range of pathways into Southern Cross University degrees through the University’s SCU College.