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Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is a highly regarded Australian Government university that is recognized throughout the world for its academic and research achievements. It is a popular destination for study abroad students who are seeking a unique experience with the opportunity to discover the true culture, environment and hospitality of Australia.

SCU offers students the opportunity to study a quality academic program at Australia's most sought after address, the north coast of New South Wales. The Lismore campus is situated in the heart of this idyllic region famous for its wonderful rainforests and unspoiled beaches. It is within striking distance from Byron Bay, one of Australia's leading backpacker and surfing destinations. Also, the Gold Coast, a premier tourist spot, is just over an hour away and offers many attractions including theme parks and local nightlife.

Lismore is the home of SCU's largest campus, and with approximately 5,000 students, it provides an excellent staff to student ratio. The academic year is divided into two semesters, the first of which commences in February, and the second in July. There is also a wide variety of interesting and unique courses of study to choose from! The following links may prove helpful:

SCU's International Office prides itself on providing its students with a very high level of support services necessary to ensure a successful academic and personal experience. Some services include assistance with accommodation placement as well as a highly subsidised outback excursion held especially for study abroad students!

Note: These services in particular are available for seperate fees payable directly to SCU and are not included with UNO tuition.


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