The importance of student support

Online study comes with a range of benefits that are truly student-centric; be it the flexibility of the course delivery, the convenience of accessing your coursework from anywhere at anytime, or the opportunity to tap into a global network of peers and academics by removing the confines of geographical locations.

Continue reading


Meet a Student Success Advisor

One of the benefits of studying online with Southern Cross University is the amount of support you receive along the way. Once you enrol into your online postgraduate course with the assistance of a Student Enrolment Advisor, you will be put in touch with your own dedicated Student Success Advisor who offers on-going advice and guidance from a non-academic perspective.
Continue reading



The five habits of highly effective students

Completing a Masters degree without dropping the ball at work or at home has never been more achievable – thanks to great online options. It’s still going to be a challenge though, so here are five study tips that will help get you through every study session and ensure your student experience is a successful one.
Continue reading


How to fit online study into a busy schedule

The modern-day student is a working professional, a parent, a committed partner and enjoys the company of friends and extended family. You would think this leaves very little time to commit to study, right? Any significant doubt is quashed by students who are, time and time again, proving that online postgraduate study is not only achievable, but a completely rewarding experience.

Continue reading



Tips for choosing a postgraduate degree

As the employment market tightens, more Australians than ever are choosing to undertake postgraduate study. Whether you’re aiming for a promotion or pay rise (or both!), the right postgraduate degree can set you up for future success. But how do you choose the course that’s right for you?

Continue reading


What’s it like to study online?

Online education is a relatively new concept for many Australian students. For a long time, we have been constrained to the bricks and mortar tertiary institution; now there are options for postgraduate students to learn and further their careers—no matter their location or work commitments.

Online Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) student, Madeline Gilkes, shares her experience with Southern Cross so far and provides some tips for success to current and prospective students.

Continue reading


Tips for effective study with cognitive psychology

There’s no point wasting your valuable, often limited, time with ineffective study methods. Individuals absorb, process and retain knowledge in a number of ways, so being aware of how you study is important. Using a cognitive approach towards studying can really help maximise how efficient you are.

Continue reading