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Why choose Arts with Southern Cross?

5-star rating

5-star rating for graduate salary and full-time employment in Communications (GUG 2023)

Higher starting salary

Higher starting salary than national average in Communications (Grad Outcome Survey 2010-2022)

Strong job prospects

85% graduate employment (Humanities, Culture and Social Sciences Grad Outcomes Survey 2020-2022)

At home in the arts

Cecile Knight is a vital piece of the Gold Coast’s cultural scene, working as an Exhibitions Officer at the HOTA (Home Of The Arts). With exhibitions often planned years in advance, Cecile works closely with planners, curators, engineers, painters, and artists to execute some of the region’s most prominent exhibitions.

Cecile credits her success in this role to the people she’s met along the way, including her time at Southern
Cross University. Cecile’s time studying in the Northern Rivers left a lasting impression on her and provided a stimulating environment that helped shape her career.

Cecile Knight Exhibitions Officer at Home of the Arts (HOTA) and SCU graduate stands outside the brightly coloured walls at HOTA wearing a bright coloured shirt

“The arts and culture scene there is huge, stretching from Murwillumbah all the way down to Yamba. I really enjoyed my time there and it was a lovely place to study”

A better way to learn

We’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms.

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