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Recognition of Academic Excellence scheme (RAE)

Recognition of Academic Exellence

Through this scheme, Southern Cross University annually acknowledges high academic achievement. Eligible students will receive their Recognition of Academic Excellence based on the following criteria:

  • Completion of at least 48 credit points (four single-weighted units or equivalent) during the academic year in the same course, not including Advanced Standing; and
  • Achieve an annual grade point average (GPA) over the academic year of greater than 6 (>6.0); and
  • Enrolled in either the Preparing for Success at SCU Program, or any undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program.

Acknowledgement of this recognition will be included on the student's Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS). This scheme was introduced from the 2014 academic year onward.

Eligible students are identified after Session 2 and again after Session 3 each year. Students can expect to receive their Recognition of Academic Excellence letter in December or in April each teaching year.

If you have any questions about the Recognition of Academic Excellence scheme please contact the Student Advice Team:
Phone: 1800 005 687 (+61266203666 if calling from outside Australia)

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