Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University

At Southern Cross University, we are driven by a clear purpose: to change lives through revolutionary learning and research with real impact.

Our game-changing Southern Cross Model is focused on deeper, more immersive learning and increased student success. The Model is an integral part of our diverse academic portfolio, with courses in business, creative arts, education, engineering, health, humanities, Indigenous knowledge, information technology, law, science, social work and tourism.

Southern Cross University is ranked among the world’s top 200 young universities (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022) with outstanding facilities located in stunning natural environments. Established in 1994, Southern Cross University now boasts three main campuses in the Northern Rivers, at the Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour as well as the National Marine Science Centre in Charlesworth Bay, Coffs Harbour.

A unique partnership with Mulpha Australia enables study at The Hotel School in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Branch campuses also operate in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in partnership with EduCo, and at the Coomera Creative Campus in partnership with TAFE Queensland. More than 75,000 Southern Cross graduates live and work in more than 100 locations around the world.

We were the first university in Australia to introduce a degree in tourism and the first to establish a Naturopathy Clinic on a university campus and we continue to break new ground with world-leading research activity in fields like coral reproduction, biogeochemistry and regenerative agriculture, producing knowledge that has an impact not just in the regions where the university is located, but all over the world. Together, we are Transforming Tomorrow.

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Lismore Campus
Military Road, East Lismore NSW 2480

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