Founded in 1994

Founded in 1994

Southern Cross University

Founded in 1994

Founded in 1994

Southern Cross University

Quick facts

  • 18,817

  • 3338

    International students
  •  01241G

    CRICOS Code
  • 701-750

    World ranking
  • 32

    Country ranking

Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is powered by passion.

Its people are driven by excellence and constantly desire to build on their teaching and research quality. 

It is a university of great collegiality and high achievement.

Southern Cross University is surrounded by ambitious students, excellent and dedicated colleagues and environments of stunning natural beauty.

Whale-watching from a Gold Coast classroom or spotting a koala from a Lismore lab is part of the unique Southern Cross experience.

Southern Cross is deeply rooted in its regional communities and demonstrates that world-class research, teaching and learning thrive outside metropolitan centres. 

It creates and applies knowledge in partnership with its communities in regionally relevant and globally significant fields.

SCU is a world-ranked university, but the most significant measures of its success are the careers it has fostered among 66,000 alumni, who confidently stride a global stage.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info


Residence fee Duration

$10,600 AUD

UP to $12,300

National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour

Residence fee Duration

$11,750 AUD

UP to $11,750

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Lismore
based on univly research


Shared house

$7,200 AUD


Shared house

$4,800 AUD


Entire house

$14,400 AUD


  • Careers & employability
  • Counselling services
  • Support for students with a disability or medical condition
  • Health services
  • Room bookings
  • Student loans
  • Accommodation
  • Parents’ facilities
  • Childcare (Lismore campus)
  • Student computer labs
  • Indigenous Australian Student Services (IASS)
  • Parking
  • Feedback and complaints framework
  • Student advocacy service
  • Student Representation Committee (SRC) and Student Associations

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