Lismore campus

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Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus occupies 75 hectares of lush, sub-tropical grounds including landscaped gardens and rainforest walkways that are home to a variety of native wildlife.

At the heart of student life is the Learning Centre, a state-of-the-art facility with individual and collaborative learning spaces and library resources. The adjacent Goodman Plaza is home to food and beverage outlets, Co-op bookshop, banking facilities and a range of student services.

SCU Fitness for You – the gym and pool complex – features modern equipment and facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool; while the Southern Cross University Health Clinic provides allied health services to the general public, students and staff, and clinical experience for students in allied health disciplines.

Health and human sciences labs cater for studies such as anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, sport and exercise science, manual therapies, and nursing with state-of-the-art simulation equipment. Students also access the weights room, indoor court, and sports field.

The science and engineering precinct has world-class facilities for civil and mechanical engineering and a range of scientific laboratories with advanced analytical equipment for studies in biology, chemistry, geology and more.

Creative studios for visual arts students include painting, printmaking, 3D and digital art and design. Studio One29 is industry-standard teaching and performance space and along with other specialist music and media facilities contribute to an atmosphere of creativity on campus.

Lismore's vibrant arts, culture and music scene includes signature Byron Bay events such as the Byron Writers Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Fall Music and Arts Festival and Byron Bay Blues Fest. 

Street address:
Military Road
East Lismore NSW 2480

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Lismore Campus

Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus occupies 75 acres of lush, sub-tropical grounds including landscaped gardens and rainforest walkways that are home to a variety of native wildlife. At the heart of the campus is the Learning Centre, our next-level library complex. The extensive campus facilities include a gym and pool, clinical laboratories, an on-campus Health Clinic and specialist laboratories and teaching spaces that cover disciplines from visual arts and engineering to nursing, law and exercise science.

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Our Lismore campus, in its beautiful rainforest setting is only 40 minutes from Byron Bay in a region known for its unique natural beauty and creative culture.  The main campus offers degrees in the arts and social sciences, education and teaching, digital media, business and tourism, marine and environmental sciences, engineering and science, health sciences, law and justice, Indigenous knowledge, music and creative arts.  (1:53)