Facts, figures, rankings and awards

Southern Cross University is a progressive, young and connected regional research university, with vibrant campuses in northern New South Wales and the southern Gold Coast. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and many are available in a dynamic online form. Whether studying on-campus, online, or both, we deliver exciting, contemporary and high quality learning experiences.

Outstanding research achievements

"Well above world standard" in 9 key areas (2018 ERA national report) Find out more

Rated in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 Find out more

Ranked #1 in Australia for international student support

International Student Barometer (ISB) Find out more

Committed to a culturally diverse society

Inclusive and culturally safe study and work environments Find out more

Stories from our students and graduates

Find out how they are making a world of difference.

Meet Tom

Tom Lynch is a law graduate who works as a solicitor at Kay and Hughes Art and Entertainment Lawyers in Surry Hills, Sydney.

Meet Moesha

Moesha Johnson is studying Biomedical Science at the Gold Coast campus as a pathway to becoming a surgeon. She has represented Australia in swimming and is part of the University’s Elite Athlete Program.

New at SCU

New in 2019

New courses and offerings for 2019 Find out more

Building C at the Gold Coast campus has opened

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Student life and support

On campus

Activities, sports, clubs and more... Find out more


Virtual lectures, online learning communities and more... Find out more

Student support

Find a place to live, career advice, health services, study support and more... Find out more

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