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ChancellorThe Council of Southern Cross University is proud to present to you the 2013 program. This publication [website] provides comprehensive information about the University's structure, governance and legal framework.

Southern Cross University continues to provide opportunities for high quality university education. Our vision is to be a dynamic learning community recognised for distinctive achievements in teaching and research taking a leading role in supporting regional development, throughout Australia and internationally.

One of Southern Cross University's hallmarks has been its innovative and flexible approach in the delivery of quality educational courses and services to its students. The University is renowned for its excellence in the delivery of external educational courses. Our research is regionally and internationally recognised.

The Council and the Executive of the University, through the major strategic planning process will continue to focus on research efforts; to strive for excellence in teaching and research; and to continue to develop distinctive programs relevant to the needs of the region in eastern Australia and our global location, particularly in the Asia/Pacific region.

On behalf of the Council of the University, I welcome you to our community.

The Honourable John Dowd AO QC
Chancellor

Updated: 17 July 2013