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We are surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and environments of stunning natural beauty. Our campuses, at Lismore, Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour, are embedded in the life of our regional communities. 

Southern Cross was established in the Northern Rivers 27 years ago and proves that world-class research, teaching and learning thrives outside the metro areas. We create and apply knowledge in partnership with our communities in fields that are regionally relevant and globally significant – from scientific breakthroughs in coral restoration and whale monitoring, through to enterprise incubators and engineering innovation.

We proudly partner with Byron Writers Festival, Our Kids, Norpa, Screenworks, Next Wave Film Festival, Primex and Green Innovation Awards among others, as well as research partnerships including the new Northern Rivers Regional Circular Economy Accelerator – ReCirculator – to reduce waste while creating jobs and driving innovation.

Southern Cross has not only created competitive tertiary opportunities for local talent, but also attracts academics of international standing in our pursuit of ideas that push boundaries and enrich our communities. We are a world-ranked university with more than 70,000 alumni, who live and work in 120 countries around the world. 

Our internationally-recognised MBA program includes an innovative industry research project, ideal for developing extensive knowledge of an issue related to your current workplace or to the career you wish to pursue. We also offer a suite of short courses and graduate certificates to enhance your business practice in accounting, business, regenerative agriculture and more.

Applications are now open for Southern Cross University’s MBA program and other postgraduate degrees to begin this November or in March 2022.