Expert advice and information for students

The benefits of postgraduate study are as unique as the person taking the course. For some, it means moving into a leadership role, gaining confidence, growing a business, getting a promotion or even learning something completely new.

While it may not be possible for you to attend traditional on-campus lectures and tutorials, this shouldn’t mean you don’t have the chance to learn and gain new knowledge and skills. Our 100% online, postgraduate degrees help students achieve their goal of obtaining a Masters. At Southern Cross University Online, we’re here with you every step of your study journey.

Discover a range of resources to assist with your online postgraduate study:

Managing your time

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Managing online study with the limited time that you have is about prioritisation, balance and commitment. Many of our students are balancing work, study and family commitments, yet there are many examples of success throughout our courses. Read the story of one of our graduates below, who has proven that online postgraduate study is not only achievable but a completely rewarding experience. Learn how you can fit online study into your life.

Studying online

Move beyond traditional classroom learning and experience the best in digital education with Southern Cross University Online.

The environment is intuitive and supports students by connecting them with academics and highly relevant content, using the latest technology and social networking tools.

Watch how simple it is to navigate your way around our online learning environment.


Student success and support

To ensure you achieve success as an online student, you’ll have your own dedicated Student Success Advisor to identify your career goals and plan your study schedule, as well as answer your non-academic questions throughout your study journey via phone, email and live web chat.


Assignment help

As an online student at Southern Cross, you will have access to a range of quick guides to assist with developing your academic and assignment skills.

Important things to consider for your assignments:

  • Referencing is an essential component of academic writing. Ensure that you know the preferred referencing style for your course.
  • All major assignments are submitted electronically via Turnitin through the online learning platform.
  • Want to understand and improve your academic integrity? Here are some tips to avoid plagiarism in your assignments.

To learn more, check out the Library Toolbox.


Fees and affordability

If paying your course fees upfront isn’t an option, FEE-HELP might be the answer.

It offers Australian (and some overseas) students loans to pay for postgraduate courses at approved FEE-HELP providers like Southern Cross University.

Read more about how to fund your online postgraduate study.

You can also visit our Course Fees page for further information about our fees and FEE-HELP.

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