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System Announcements

  • Southern Cross University is changing its website! (Monday, 9 October 2017)

    Southern Cross University is making some changes to its website to support its functioning into the future. These changes, which go live on 4 November, 2017, will include some adjustments to navigation and content.  We appreciate your patience whilst we undertake these important updates.

  • Do you want to get ahead in your studies? (Monday, 25 September 2017)

    Do you want to get ahead in your studies?

    Maybe you need to catch-up on some units? You can now enrol to study in Session 3, 2017.

    Session 3 commences Monday 6 November 2017 and there are plenty of units available for enrolment.
    Check out our unit search page http://search.scu.edu.au/units/ or contact your Client Services Officer on 1800 005 687 for assistance

  • Summer Intensives (Tuesday, 19 September 2017)

    Summer Intensives

    Get more out of your summer and keep your study momentum going with our exciting range of summer intensives. You can reduce the time it takes to complete a unit by studying in intensive mode - some units can be completed in seven weeks or even less. Learn from experts and international academics in some of the best locations on the east coast or by studying online.


     Enrol via My Enrolment, or contact 1800 005 687 / enquiry@scu.edu.au for more information.

  • Don't forget to try TextAid! Save your Text to Speech and listen offline! (Tuesday, 12 September 2017)

    TextAid  is accessed via the Tools menu in every Blackboard learning site.  Click  TextAid  in Tools to start. 

    Click New Text for an area to compose text, copy and paste text and click Listen to have it read back to you. You can also open a document from your personal 'online library' or your computer or device.

    TextAid  let's you download your selected text to an mp3 file to download and listen offline - while doing the dishes, driving your car or riding on the bus or train - wherever you are and when you need it. 

    TextAid also has 

    • Spell check and word prediction
    • Web Look up which will automatically open Wikipedia for the selected word or text in Wikipedia or Google Websearch 
    • A personal library where you can save documents and access them from any device 
    • A translation tool that will translate text to or from seven different languages and read it back to you in that language
    • An annotation tool that let's you annotate your documents for later review.
    • Create a text file for scanned images - translates to text, that can then be read back to you. 
    • Web Reader!   Drag the Web Reader link in the TextAid menu to your browser bookmarks and you can then use the ReadSpeaker widget on any website you visit.
    • TextAid and Readspeaker both have a full medical lexicon dictionary and will correctly pronounce medical and anatomical terms.  

    Both tools are 100% web-based and can be accessed on any device with an internet connection. 

    All you need to do is log into mySCU Blackboard first!