Southern Cross University
Southern Cross University has achieved national and international recognition for the calibre of its graduates. This includes proficiency in the requisite skills for their chosen careers as well as the underlying interpersonal skills and resourcefulness needed to achieve success in a rapidly changing business and economic environment.
While SCU’s physical campuses are located at Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, they also deliver a range of courses by distance education nationally and internationally. The careers service also provides support to SCU students in a variety of locations.
Career Development and Employment
Mid & Northern NSW & Gold Coast QLD
Postal Address: PO Box 157 Lismore NSW 2480
Telephone: +61 2 6620 3220
Facsimile: +61 2 6621 8058
University Switchboard: +61 2 6620 3000
University Homepage: www.scu.edu.au
University Free Call: 1800 111 890
Location: Military Road East Lismore NSW 2480
Coffs Harbour Campus
Location: Hogbin Drive Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Gold Coast Campus
Location: Beachside: Southern Cross Drive Bilinga QLD 4225
Location: Riverside: Brett Street Tweed Heads NSW 2485
Location: Lakeside: Caloola Drive Tweed Heads NSW 2485
Services and Programs
Contact with faculties arranged ■ Information sessions ■ Unihub advertising online vacancies ■ Resource centre/careers library ■ Online career assessment tools.
Lecture theatres ■ Parking ■ Videoconferencing. All services are free except videoconferencing.
Fields of Education
Accounting, Arts, Applied Computing, Business Administration, Clinical Sciences, Commerce, Communications, Contemporary Music, Convention & Event Management, Criminal Justice, Cultural Studies, Education, Engineering, Environmental Science, Exercise Science & Nutrition, Forest Science, Finance, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Information Technology, International Tourism Management, Journalism, Law, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Media Studies, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Politics, Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology, Speech Pathology, Sport & Exercise Science, Surfing Studies, Tourism, Trauma & Healing Studies, Visual Arts & Writing.
Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Accounting 50+; Arts/Humanities/Communication 50+; Business/Commerce 50+; Clinical Sciences 30+; Contemporary Music 20+; Education 50+; Exercise Science 50+; Indigenous Studies 10+; IT/Computer Science/Multimedia 50+; Law/Legal Studies 100+; Nursing 50+; Environmental Science & Management 60+, Social Science/Human Services 100+,Tourism 50+, Visual Arts 50+.
Head of Career Services:
T: + 61 2 6620 3220
Careers Advisor (Gold Coast):
T: +61 7 5589 3001
Careers Advisor (Coffs Harbour):
T: +61 2 6659 3263
2017 Dates (not yet supplied)
Session 1 Orientation:
Session 2 Orientation:
Session 3 Orientation:
Please refer to the key dates page of our website at: http://www.scu.edu.au/orientation/
Employers are welcome any time except during exam and vacation periods.