News & Events

Southern Cross University offers new STEM-focused degrees

Southern Cross University Melbourne, Sydney and Perth campuses will be offering STEM-focused postgraduate courses beginning 2 March, the start of 2020 Session 1 intake.

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Southern Cross University issues GTE and admissions guide for agents

Southern Cross University has introduced a quicker and more efficient way for education agents to determine entry requirements for its Melbourne, Perth and Sydney branch campuses by launching the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) and admissions guidelines (GAG).

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Postgraduate Qualifying Program – a more accessible option towards a graduate degree at Southern Cross University

International students who wish to pursue a Master’s degree at Southern Cross University’s Sydney, Perth and Melbourne campuses but do not meet entry requirements can now enrol in the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP), a new program that serves as a pathway to a graduate degree.

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Southern Cross University holds year-end agent events in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

To wrap up a busy and productive year, Southern Cross University held agent events in the key cities of Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to show appreciation for the efforts of its agents in the South Asian region.

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Southern Cross University gains prestigious accreditation for IT degrees

Southern Cross University has just received a prestigious professional accreditation for ICT programs from the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the largest professional body representing the information and communications technology sector in Australia.

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Melbourne and Sydney students recognised at the Women in Technology Awards

Current students from Southern Cross University Melbourne and Sydney have been honoured at the Women in Technology (WIT) Awards, which encourages young women to pursue programs in areas predominantly dominated by their male counterparts.

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Merit based scholarships announced at Southern Cross University agent events

Southern Cross University is reinforcing its focus on attracting high-achieving students. Graduate employability and ongoing scholarships are just two of the topics discussed in the recently-concluded agent events held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

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SCU recruitment staff host events in China, Nepal and Sri Lanka

It has been a fruitful month for our SCU Recruitment Teams in China, Nepal and Sri Lanka; they have undertaken a number of successful recruitment events to support all of the fantastic local marketing and recruitment initiatives that have been established by SCU representatives in these regions.

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Students can now gain a competitive edge in the job market with SCU’s exclusive Career Edge Program

In today’s fast-moving job market, students need more than just a degree to stand out, they need relevant on-the-job skills, meaningful study experiences and industry exposure to set themselves up for the global workplace, and that’s where SCU’s brand-new Exclusive Career Edge Program comes in.

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Celebrating the legacy of Nathan Asher and this year’s Nathan Asher Student Experience Scholarship recipients

The $5,000 Nathan Asher Student Experience Scholarship was inaugurated at the start of 2016 and is awarded annually to one undergraduate student and one postgraduate student studying at SCU in Sydney, Melbourne or Perth. To be considered, students must demonstrate how they have positively contributed to the student experience on campus, and how they have…

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We are #1 in Australia for International Student Support!

In 2018, SCU was ranked number one in Australia for International Student Support by the International Student Barometer (ISB), the global benchmark for demonstrating excellence in the international student experience.   The ISB tracks over three million international students worldwide throughout the important decision-making process, from application to graduation, which means that we were ranked number…

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SCU Recruitment and Admissions staff travel to India this month!

Our National Recruitment Director, Kim Burdett, is embarking on a roadshow across key markets over the next six to twelve months. Kim’s first stop will be India this month, where she will be joined by John Crowder, National Admissions Manager, on a tour of New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Amritsar. The focus…

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Q&A with Arjun Regmi, the President of the Student Representative Council at SCU Sydney

Enjoy this Q and A with one of our well-regarded students, Arjun Regmi. Arjun is a Master of Professional Accounting student and is the current President of the Student Representative Council at SCU Sydney!

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SCU Melbourne Campus expansion update

SCU Melbourne’s plans to renovate Level One of our Lonsdale Street Campus is underway and this means our students will be able to enjoy new and improved student hang-out areas very soon.

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Agent luncheon and award ceremony in Sydney

More than 80 of our best onshore agents attended our agent luncheon and award ceremony in Sydney last month. Thank you to all of our agents who attended, it was our absolute pleasure to celebrate everything we have collectively achieved this year.

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Meet our new National Recruitment Director for the SCU Partnership — Kimberly Burdett

Kim has been in the higher education industry for over a decade – working across both public and private education institutions. With a well-honed passion for the student experience and education across borders, Kim’s wealth of experience spans three Go8 Universities, Navitas, and the VET sector.

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International students assured of safe, welcoming and inclusive study environment

International students at Southern Cross University, both current and prospective, are assured of a safe, welcoming and inclusive study environment in Australia. Under the guidance of the Council for International Education, Austrade developed a series of strategic messages focusing on six key attributes: (1) Diversity, (2) Employability, (3) Environment, (4) Quality, (5) Student Experience and (6) Visionary, all highlighting the benefits of studying in Australia.

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Francesco Vacca: A well-rounded IT student at SCU Perth

In his web profile, he simply calls himself ‘an Italian in Western Australia’, but Southern Cross University student, Francesco Vacca, holds an incredibly diverse background, and exciting future forward once he shortly completes his degree in Information Technology at our Perth Campus.

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SCU Sydney students conferred degrees in Lismore, Gold Coast

Two Southern Cross University Sydney graduates Ying “Grace” Yuan and Jivan Bhattarai revently marched across the stage for Graduation, celebrating with other graduates from Southern Cross University Lismore and Southern Cross University Gold Coast campuses. Ying “Grace” Yuan, a graduate of Bachelor of Business, was conferred the degree by Deputy Chancellor and Deputy Chair of…

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SCU Sydney, Melbourne and Perth elect student representatives

Southern Cross University Melbourne, Perth and Sydney have finalised their list of respective Student Representatives Council (SRC) for the new term. The Student Councils represent the student voice and provide a formal campus structure through which international students can put forward their suggestions and undertake initiatives to benefit their respective campuses. For Term 1 2019, the SRC teams are…

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