Southern Cross University (SCU) is an Australian public university that has more than 15,000 students studying on its campuses and through education collaborations within Australia and over 60 countries around the world.
Established under its own Act of Parliament, it is a full member of the nearly 500 strong global Association of Commonwealth Universities, through which the University furthers its international relationships and educational aims.
SCU study areas of speciality include tourism, business and information technology, environmental science and management, education, the humanities, legal and justice studies and the creative and performing arts.
Some research strengths of SCU include plant genetics, biofuels, change innovation and organisational development, and health promotion and disease prevention.
Southern Cross University also operates The Hotel School Sydney, in partnership with Mulpha Australia.
More than 3,000 postgraduate students undertake their degrees with Southern Cross University across a broad suite of disciplines. The Doctor of Business Administration program is one of the largest in Australia, attracting candidates from across the Asia-Pacific region. Research degrees at Masters and PhD level are offered in our areas of research strength.
The University is named after the constellation of stars that appears in the night sky of the Southern Hemisphere and that also appear on the Australian flag. it is a recognised and significant element in Australis’s history associated with its move to establishing its national identity and is a fitting symbol for this progressive University.
Southern Cross University
Lismore NSW 2480
PO Box 157
Lismore NSW 2480
Telephone: +61 2 6620 3000 / 1800 626 481
Fax: +61 2 6622 4341
Coffs Harbour Campus
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
East Lismore NSW 2480
Tweed Gold Cost Campus
Tweed Heads NSW 2485
The Hotel School
117 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000