Southern Cross University (Australia)

Southern Cross University (SCU) is a leading Australian university committed to innovative teaching and research. It is fully accredited under the Australian government framework.

SCU has the following Academic Faculties and Schools:
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences (School of Arts and Social Sciences; School of Education; School of Environmental Science & Management; Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples; School of Health and Human Sciences).
- Faculty of Business and Law (Graduate College of Management; School of Commerce and Management; School of Law and Justice; School of Tourism and Hospitality Management; The Hotel School Sydney).

The teacher education qualifications offered by the School of Education are accredited by the NSW Institute of Teachers. The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) has also been endorsed by NSW Department of Community Services (DOCS). The University has received a number of accreditations for the Bachelor of Business and The Bachelor of Information Technology programs. The Accounting Major is accredited by CPA Australia, The Institute of Chartered Accountants and the National Institute of Accountants. The Human Resources Major is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute. All IT courses and majors are accredited by The Australian Computer Society.

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 41st among top universities in Oceania (Webometrics ranking of world universities, July 2010).

- Rated five stars for Getting a Job (Good Universities Guide to MBA and Management Programs, 2009).

- Southern Cross University received the top five-star rating in the areas of entry flexibility and Indigenous participation, and four-star ratings in the areas of generic skills, graduate satisfaction and overall graduate rating (2007 Good Universities Guide).

- The University is consistently rated five stars for overall graduate satisfaction by graduates of Australian universities (Good Universities Guide, 2003 - 2005).

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