Southern Cross University (SCU) is an Australian public university, with campuses at Lismore and Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, and at the southern end of the Gold Coast in Queensland.
Staff and students at Southern Cross University undertake research in a wide range of areas, including civil engineering, crop and pasture production, complementary and alternative medicine, ecology, education, environmental science and management, fisheries sciences, forestry sciences, geochemistry, human movement and sports science, human rights research, nursing, oceanography, policy and administration, philosophy and ethics, resources engineering and extractive metallurgy, tourism, and zoology.
The University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs, and is organized into six schools and two colleges along leading research centres:
School of Arts and Social Sciences
School of Education
School of Environment, Science and Engineering
School of Health and Human Sciences
School of Business and Tourism
School of Law and Justice
Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples
National Marine Science Centre