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Southern Cross University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


Southern Cross University is a dynamic, contemporary Australian university, proud of its reputation for quality teaching and the strength of its research achievements.

The University is named after the constellation of stars that appears in the night sky of the Southern Hemisphere, which is a potent symbol in Australia’s history and also part of the national flag.

Southern Cross University is based on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia - a region renowned for its extraordinary beauty. Its campuses are located at Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, and The Hotel School Sydney, which it runs in partnership with Mulpha Australia. All campuses are linked electronically for coursework and research purposes, ensuring ease of access and exchange of information.

Why choose Southern Cross University:

• Industry relevant degrees with strong practical emphasis that generate and apply knowledge• Campus locations combine the best of both worlds, quality education in an inspirational setting• Emphasis on actively engaging with the community• World-class innovative research in geochemistry, combining industry experience with practical application• Return on investment with a Southern Cross University degree. We can offer great value through the lower cost of regional living with high standards of tuition and outstanding teaching staff.

  • 38.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 56.9
    International Students
  • 57.8
    Overall Score
  • 64.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 21.4
    Employer Reputation
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1994
    Establishment Year
  • 801-1000
    WUR Overall
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