Southern Cross University is a vibrant, contemporary Australia university with campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. The University operates The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne in partnership with Mulpha Australia. More about SCU and its campuses.
We welcome students from more than 50 countries throughout the world and offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in an inspiring and supportive learning environment. Our degrees are delivered across a broad range of disciplines, and are designed in consultation with industry. Many involve work placements and internships and other forms of hands-on learning to prepare you for the workplace and help build your professional networks.
Southern Cross University collaborates with other international institutions in the delivery of courses in Singapore, China and Papua New Guinea. The University is committed to enhancing the lives and helping to advance the careers of all its students.
It has achieved research excellence in the fields of geochemistry; zoology; crop and pasture production and forestry sciences.
Named after the constellation of stars that appears in the night sky of the southern hemisphere, the Southern Cross is a potent symbol in Australia's history and forms part of the Australian flag. It has been used for centuries to help navigate and guide travellers on their journeys.