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Why choose SCU?

Why choose SCU? Southern Cross University is located in a unique part of Australia where students can access some of the best surfing beaches and marine environments in the country. World Heritage rainforest areas and national parks are also regional attractions - perfect for bushwalking and camping experiences. Throughout the region you can enjoy activities like internationally-acclaimed music, film, literary and community festivals, art exhibitions, regular cultural events, lively weekend entertainment, bustling arts and crafts markets, modern shopping malls and a variety of sports.

We welcome students from all over the globe. You will thrive in our excellent academic environment and love the trips and tours offered throughout your studies to give you a true Australian experience.



SCU Ranked Number One Ranked number one for international student support
SCU is a regional university Regional universities give a sense of community and social inclusion, lower cost of living, personal safety and the attractiveness of an Australian regional lifestyle
Student numbers 15 000 students from more than 50 countries
50 partner institutions 50 partner institutions from 15 countries around the world
SCU has World-class research World-class research excellence in a number of fields
SCU courses with professional placement Many courses have professional placement opportunities, creating work-ready graduates