Southern Cross University (SCU) is a vibrant, contemporary university with a growing teaching and research profile. The University is ranked in the top 500 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 and in the top 150 universities under 50-years-old. The University achieved a rating of 'at world standard' or above in 24 research areas in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia national report (scu.edu.au/era).
The University's campuses are inspiring places at which to study - from the southern Gold Coast, to Lismore and Coffs Harbour, including the National Marine Science Centre. The University operates The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne.
SCU welcome students from more than 50 countries throughout the world and offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a supportive learning environment. Degrees are delivered across a broad range of disciplines, and are designed in consultation with industry.
SCU has built on strengths in the environmental sciences to expand its undergraduate profile to include Honours degrees in civil and mechanical engineering and regional and urban planning.
Students access state-of-the-art specialised laboratories and teaching resources for health science degrees and the SCU Health Clinic provides services to the public as well as placements for students.
Specialised teaching facilities for music, visual arts and media include recording, performance and music production studios; radio and television studios; and purpose-built studios for drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, ceramics and digital art and design.
The School of Business & Tourism provides a suite of industry-relevant business management, tourism & information technology degrees, distinctive for their flexibility & internship opportunities.
The School's courses are designed to build students' knowledge & capabilities while opening doors & opportunities globally. Our contemporary courses cover disciplines including accounting, finance, human resource management, information & communications technology, international business & marketing.