Southern Cross University

Australia

Southern Cross University is a vibrant, contemporary Australian university with beautiful campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. The University also operates The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne in partnership with Mulpha Australia.

Degrees are offered 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 produce work-ready graduates. Research is undertaken in areas that are regionally relevant and globally significant, in disciplines as diverse as geoscience, plant genetics, cetacean research, health and wellbeing and tourism.

Southern Cross University is among Times Higher Education 150 world's best young universities for 2016. The rankings are based on the same performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings - teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. For the third consecutive year, SCU has also been ranked number one in Australia for international student support by the International Student Barometer 2015 survey, and ranked number two in Australia for overall learning experience.

Scroll down to see our current undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. If you have more questions, our official representatives from Singapore can assist you with enrolment, scholarships, credit exemptions and student visa matters.

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Our campuses

Located in the vibrant Northern Rivers region, the Lismore campus is set on more than 75 hectares of lush landscaped gardens and rainforest walkways. The Lismore campus houses specialist facilities including the Law Moot Court, Nursing and Massage and Osteopathy Room, Sport and Exercise Science facilities including a Biomechanics laboratory and purpose built facilities for Contemporary Music, Visual Arts and Media students. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Located midway between Sydney and Brisbane, the Coffs Harbour campus offers a friendly learning environment, close to some of the finest surf beaches and a spectacular World Heritage listed rainforest. Contemporary teaching facilities include a purpose built Nursing laboratory complete with simulated wards, and early childhood teaching facilities. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Only 400 metres from North Kirra Beach and next to the Gold Coast Airport in Coolangatta, the Gold Coast campus is the University's newest. With views of the Pacific Ocean, an innovative shared services hub and industry standard facilities, the campus provides a great study environment in a contemporary setting. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Southern Cross University's new branch campus at Sydney is conveniently located in the central business districts. Studying at SCU Sydney gives international students the opportunity to study undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in one of the world's most liveable cities. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Southern Cross University's new branch campus at Melbourne is conveniently located in the central business districts. Studying at SCU Melbourne gives international students the opportunity to study undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in one of the world's most liveable cities. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1994
Student
Population
9143
Staff
Population
258
Male to Female
Ratio
35 : 65
International
Students
13.%
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
SCU@therightu.com
Social
Accredited in Singapore
Strengths
Hospitality & Tourism
QS Hospitality & Leisure Management
Australia
4th
Environmental Science
ARWU Environmental Science & Engineering
Australia
15th
Geography
ARWU Earth Sciences
Australia
15th
Biological Science
Times Life sciences
Australia
16th
Marine Science
Times Life sciences
Australia
16th
Chemistry
Times Physical sciences
Australia
17th
Mathematics
Times Physical sciences
Australia
17th
Media & Communications
Times Social sciences
Australia
19th
Scholarships
Victoria Latin and Doctoral Scholarship
Up to $100 for tuition and living expenses
4 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
Vice Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship
$5000 for tuition
Limited quantity
Australia Awards Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (Masters)
Up to $272500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (PhD)
Up to $140500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
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