Southern Cross University is a multi-campus university on Australia's east coast, with campuses in southeast Queensland adjacent to the Gold Coast Airport, in New South Wales at Lismore and in Coffs Harbour, where the University’s National Marine Science Centre is also located. We have branch campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and run The Hotel School Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in partnership with Mulpha Australia.
Guerrilla filmmaking and passion projects: a chat with digital media student Lara Briddon
Our new host and digital media student Lauren chats to digital media student Lara about her debut as a documentary filmmaker with a 6-part series that follows a band on tour. They chat about their experiences of studying digital media at Southern Cross and how the degree has exposed them to many different aspects of media including graphic design and photography as well as screen skills.
From Sri Lanka to Australia and a PhD in education: a chat with Thili
Suzie chats to international student and PhD candidate Thilinika (Thili) Wijesinghe about conducting drama workshops on climate change with children in Australia and Sri Lanka during COVID. Children are filled with more hope than fear, says Thili, and the perspectives of school-aged children in the two countries is more similar than you'd think.
We need to move faster to solve the challenges facing our marine environments
Marine Science student Luke Austin chats to Suzie this week about living on a research boat, sustainability in oyster farming, working with Oceanwatch, scholarships and the benefits of studying regionally.
Southern Cross sport and exercise experts answer your running questions
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology student Emily hosts the Buzz this week. She talks to Southern Cross experts Luke del Vecchio and Holly Muggleston, who answer readers' questions about training for a running event, what to eat, injury prevention, maximising performance and much more. Learn more at scu.edu.au/marathon-tips
Why are the first months at uni so important? Learning coach Meredith Kayess tells all.
Suzie chats to Southern Cross learning coach Meredith Kayess about how to take feedback, academic literacy and what value means at university, navigating the rules and how to get the most out of your learning, especially in your first few months at uni. Learn more about academic support here: www.scu.edu.au/learning-zone/
A small town festival with big ideas: going west to the inaugural Kyogle Writers Festival
Suzie and Snowy are coming at you from the Kyogle Writers Festival in this episode. The University is a proud sponsor of this inaugural event in the Northern Rivers town of Kyogle, NSW. Students, graduates and literature lovers gathered for three days in May 2021 for workshops, social events, book readings and reading at the Flamingo Writers Salon.