Southern Cross University

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Southern Cross University (SCU) is the seventh largest distance education provider in Australia, with more than 6,000 students studying remotely.

Southern Cross University's primary campus is in Lismore, Australia, with other campuses located at Coffs Harbour and Tweed Heads. Southern Cross itself was established in 1994, following the decentralisation of the network of the University of New England, Australia, as a multi-campus university. SCU now has roughly 14,000 undergraduates and 3,700 postgraduates.

The Southern Cross University distance education web site is at

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Distance education at Southern Cross may entail use of online study guides, discussion forums and interactive modules, as well as hard-copy materials.

SCU offers a wide range of degree courses by distance education, e.g. diplomas, bachelor's and master's - see for a full list, complete with description of media used for each course.

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