Southern Cross University ,Lismore,Australia

  • Lismore,Australia

Situated on the east coast of Australia, Southern Cross University has multiple campuses in New South Wales, southeast Queensland, Lismore, and Coffs Harbour. the University's National Marine Science Centre is located on the Coffs Harbour campus. The branch campuses in Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney operate by collaborating with EduCo. The Hotel School Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne are operated by the university in collaboration with Mulpha Australia.

Southern Cross University offers degrees in collaboration with Papua New Guinea and China. In the 1970s, Southern Cross University was only a Teachers College with 151 students. It was known as Lismore Teachers College then. In 1973, it was renamed to Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education. It evolved around the 1990s and finally became a university with an identity of its own around 1994. The first Vice-Chancellor of Southern Cross University was Professor Barry Conyngham. Around 95 international students had enrolled in 1995.

In 2008, eight peak organizations of Northern Rivers had come together and formed the SNR (Sustain Northern Rivers) collaboration. To date, three major programs have been formulated by them, including Sustain Food, Sustain Transport, and Sustain Energy. Southern Cross University got the top rating for 'well above world standard' in six research areas. There are quite a few academic and research programs at the university. All the undergraduate and postgraduate programs are organized into 6 schools, 2 colleges, and 2 research centers. The university m

Southern Cross University offers degrees in collaboration with Papua New Guinea and China. In the 1970s, Southern Cross University was only a Teachers College with 151 students. It was known as Lismore Teachers College then. In 1973, it was renamed to Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education. It evolved around the 1990s and finally became a university with an identity of its own around 1994. The first Vice-Chancellor of Southern Cross University was Professor Barry Conyngham. Around 95 international students had enrolled in 1995.

In 2008, eight peak organizations of Northern Rivers had come together and formed the SNR (Sustain Northern Rivers) collaboration. To date, three major programs have been formulated by them, including Sustain Food, Sustain Transport, and Sustain Energy. Southern Cross University got the top rating for 'well above world standard' in six research areas. There are quite a few academic and research programs at the university. All the undergraduate and postgraduate programs are organized into 6 schools, 2 colleges, and 2 research centers. The university maintains School of Health and Human Sciences, School of Education, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Environment, Science and Engineering, School of Business and Tourism, School of Law and Justice, SCU College, Centre for Peace and Social Justice, National Marine Science Centre, and Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples.

Notable alumni include Steven Layt - experienced president/ CEO, Lachlan Humphries - sports filmmaker and creative director at Clean Line Productions, and Tanietta de Launey - Native Title Cultural Heritage Liaison Officer.

Year of establishment1994
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Total International Students5131
Size of Campus in acres185
UG/PG Course Ratio0.86
No.of Campuses7
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense10556 AUD
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Southern Cross University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.E. / B.Tech(1 Courses)(3 years)AUD 25.79 K
MIM(1 Courses)(2 years)AUD 29.26 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)AUD 29.26 K
BBA(1 Courses)(3 years)AUD 30.03 K

Southern Cross University Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Southern Cross University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
B.E. / B.Tech(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 60.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

MIM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 60.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Southern Cross University provides residence at a reduced cost of living
  • Southern Cross University offers services to help stuidents to find private rental off-campus (UniStays) or accommodations at one of on-campus residential colleges (SCU Village)
  • Apartments are modern and fully furnished, with their own kitchen, lounge, dining area and bathroom
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  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, private apartments, and shared apartments
  • The average rent is 170 to 200 AUD/week
  • Room rate includes electricity, gas, water and unlimited wifi
  • Basic amenities include Library or Study Area, 24-hour security, On-site laundry facilities, Parking area etc.

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BE/Btech INR 21.9 L
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MS INR 22.9 L
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MIM INR 21.8 L
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BSc INR 22.9 L
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BBA INR 20.3 L
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MEng INR 24.1 L
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MBA INR 21.9 L
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MArch INR 22.8 L
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MA INR 19.3 L
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MDes INR 19.6 L
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BHM INR 17.9 L
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MEM INR 24.2 L
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MASc INR 17.7 L
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MBBS INR 32.5 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 6.5 L (based on 83 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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Location
University CityLismore, New South Wales, Australia
Size of citySmall
Population of City27,569
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lismore,_New_South_Wales

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Military Rd, East Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
Lismore ( New South Wales)

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