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Student Representation and Student Associations


Student Representation Committee

The Student Representation Committee (SRC) is concerned with the improvement of the student experience for all students at Southern Cross University across all campuses and partner provider locations (within Australia) and students studying online (external). It recommends to the Vice Chancellor how SSAF funds should be allocated. The term of the SRC membership runs for two years.

This table details the current elected Student Representation Committee for 2017

Coffs Harbour Student Representative
(including the National Marine Science Centre)
Corinne Ininahazwe
Gold Coast Student RepresentativeLea Deiss
Lismore Student RepresentativeHilina Benson
Postgraduate Student RepresentativeNick Freeburn
External Student Representative
(including students enrolled at The Hotel School Sydney and Melbourne, online and at offshore locations)
Claire Bertucen
International Student RepresentativeDiego Gomez Marcos
President (or their alternate) of each Student Association

Allan Lena (CoastRs)

Alexander Hammond (LEXSA)

Fiona Shaw (Coffs Harbour Students Association)

Bruce Korn (Southern Cross Postgraduate Association)

Student Associations

  • CoastRs

    This is the student association for students enrolled internally at the Gold Coast campus or studying externally. For further information please email
    Phone: +61 7 5589 3072. Email: Web:
    Room B4.30, Level 4 Building B, Southern Cross Drive, Gold Coast Campus

  • LEXSA (Lismore and External Students Association)

    LEXSA is an association run by students for students. Academic attainment is important but it is just one element of a university career. At LEXSA we feel strongly that academic attainment must be balanced with social engagement and service. Our vision at LEXSA is to provide students with support on services, student welfare with a holistic approach to the university experience at SCU.
    Phone: +61 2 6626 9527. Email: Web:
    Shop 11b Goodman Plaza, Southern Cross University, East Lismore NSW 2480

  • Coffs Harbour Students Association

    The mandate of the Coffs Harbour Students Association is to provide a quality university experience for all its student members - those studying on campus, external, residential, international, mature age, and those students with children, or who are disabled or impoverished. It provides a varied range of social, sporting, welfare and cultural events and activities, offering products and services at greatly subsidised rates, and helping students who have a problem or issue through active representation between its members and other student organisations within the University, the SCU administration and the regional community.
    Phone: +61 2 6659 3299. Email: Facebook:

  • Southern Cross Postgraduate Association

    Southern Cross Postgraduate Association (SCPA) advances and oversees the interests of postgraduate students at Southern Cross University Campuses. The Association is responsible for liaising with University authorities, organising professional and social functions, providing facilities and services, and identifying educational and other needs of postgraduate students. The SCPA has a Blackboard site with information and resources for all postgraduate students. The SCU Postgraduate Student Site should appear under your 'My Information and Workgroups Sites' when you login to MySCU. For further information contact the SCPA President by email on
    Phone: +61 2 6659 3900. Web:

Southern Cross University Student Magazine - SCUSM

SCUSM is an independently run magazine, published by and for the students of Southern Cross University (SCU).The magazine is available online, and in print at Gold Coast, Lismore, Coffs Harbor, Sydney, and Melbourne campuses. SCUSM's proud goal is to provide a relevant, important, and unique outlook on (and about) all-things-student.

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