“My most memorable experience at SCU was the opportunity to learn and engage with incredibly passionate, knowledgeable and supportive lecturers and staff."

Sam Murphy

Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management graduate

I always knew I wanted to study abroad and also travel throughout my career. Tourism was just the perfect fit.

My name is Militsa Antonova. I'm originally from Bulgaria.

My Southern Cross University experience was amazing. The reason why I came to Australia and particularly in the Gold Coast campus is the campus looked amazing. You get views of the ocean from the library. Who wouldn't want to study there?

All the lecturers were so nice to us. The fact they were a bit smaller classes, as well, I think really helped us to get to know our teachers in a more personal level.

I got to meet people from all around the world and the international office itself they organised so many activations for us to get to know each other, to get to know each other's culture, as well as getting to know Australia's culture.

The best highlight of my entire experience would have been when I was chosen to be a data research assistant for one of my lecturers. We ended up spending an entire month up in the Great Barrier Reef. It was fantastic to be able to learn, to put it on my resume, and to see this amazing part of Australia.

As part of my degree I actually had to complete an internship out in the industry in my final session. I got offered an internship at the Surfers Paradise Marriott. 

Upon completion of my internship I got offered three different jobs - two in London and one in the Gold Coast. 

I was definitely very surprised of how I progressed.

I'm currently the complex marketing specialist at two properties Melbourne. I absolutely love my role. It's never the same it's always different that's what I've always wanted.

If it wasn't for my degree in Southern Cross University I wouldn't have been here today. My degree is truly giving me that experience to be able to go and see the world.

My journey so far has been so exciting that I really and truly can't wait to see where my degree will take me in the future.


Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries and offers exciting global careers.

The sector also faces challenges from climate change, over-tourism in some destinations and digital disruption – for this reason, responsible tourism is embedded into every aspect of our teaching and learning.

Tourism students will develop both solid fundamental management skills and a deep understanding of these wider issues for a satisfying and successful long-term career.

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Why choose Tourism with Southern Cross?

No. 1 in NSW and QLD

We're ranked no.1 in NSW and QLD for full-time employment in Tourism and Hospitality (GUG 2021)

Australian first

We were the first university in Australia to offer studies in tourism

Industry connections

Industry connections facilitate work placements both in Australia and abroad

Graduate employment

89% of graduates are employed within four months of completing their course (Graduates Outcomes Survey 2017-2019)

 All courses are delivered online due to COVID-19

All our courses that are shown to be at a specific campus will be temporarily delivered online with no face-to-face teaching for Session 2. This may continue longer depending on when the Government instructs us that it is safe to resume normal face-to-face classes on campus. Our normal online courses will continue unaffected.

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Hospitality Management


Southern Cross University operates The Hotel School in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in collaboration with Mulpha Australia.

The School of Business and Tourism offers a suite of industry-relevant degrees in business management, tourism and information technology. Each course is designed to equip students with industry-relevant knowledge and capabilities, while opening doors and opportunities for them anywhere in the world.

Our strong links with industry form a fundamental part of our internship programs, giving our students experience in real jobs before they graduate.

Through a unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, students can also study Hotel Management with The Hotel School in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. 

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