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Future Students

Southern Cross University offers undergraduate (your first degree) and postgraduate courses in study areas that suit your interests and professional goals.

Find a course in 2017. Online applications are open to study in Session 1 with orientation starting on 22 February 2017 and classes starting on 27 February 2017.

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Information for you

We offer a supportive environment to help you achieve your study and career goals. There are flexible pathways and different options for getting into university depending on who you are and what previous study you've done.

Important dates

Our teaching calendar consists of three sessions (the third session is optional), which enables some students to accelerate their study and complete their degree in less time than usual.

Key application dates for Session 1 2017 entry:

  • QTAC applications open 2 August 2016
  • UAC applications open 3 August 2016
  • Online applications direct to SCU are open for Session 1 2017.

View key dates for more details and information on other sessions.

Study at our place or yours

Experience our teaching, learning and research facilities at our Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour campuses.

More about our campuses.

Be part of the SCU online interactive community and study with greater flexibility by distance education.

Read more about studying by distance education.

What our graduates say

Aaron Richardson - Clinical Coordinator

"One of the things that drew me to nursing was the ability to travel. Going through my degree, I thought I would I work in the UK and Canada, like many Australian nurses do, but instead I've travelled throughout Australia. I've had so many opportunities through nursing and I wouldn't be doing what I'm doing now if I didn't study at SCU."

Read Aaron's graduate story.

Joshua Stephens - Assistant Principal and Primary Teacher

"What the lecturers at SCU showed me was that primary teaching isn't just about teaching, it's about everything connecting and building relationships with students and making the classroom a place that's fun and enjoyable. As a teacher, you get to create your own little business in your classroom. You and the students are on a journey to create a space where you want to be every day."

Read Joshua's graduate story.

Updated: 12 October 2016