Coffs Harbour:
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location!

Relaxed outdoor living with beaches at your doorstep and nature at your fingertips, Coffs Harbour is a perfect place to combine study with lifestyle.

Located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the coastal city of Coffs Harbour is a major regional centre with a population of more than 70,000 people.

Outdoor lifestyle and year-round entertainment

Known for its relaxed lifestyle, Coffs Harbour boasts kilometres of beautiful coastline with access to popular surfing beaches, waterways and rivers for a range of water sports. An international stadium hosts major sporting events throughout the year while fitness enthusiasts are spoiled for choice – local clubs cover everything from athletics to cricket, golf and even belly dancing. Coffs is also home to the final round of the World Rally Championships.

A thriving cultural community

If culture is your thing, the nearby bohemian town of Bellingen is a creative hub and a prime location for festivals and cultural events throughout the year, such as Bello Winter Music and the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival. The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery showcases the region’s cultural life, playing host to local and international artists and exhibitions.

World Heritage nature meets a multicultural food scene

The hinterland is a hiker’s paradise of lush World Heritage rainforest. The magnificent Dorrigo National Park is home to hidden waterholes and breathtaking escarpment views. Numerous local markets showcase the region’s diverse produce and multicultural food scene.

A connected city with on-campus accommodation

The city is easily accessible to all major cities with good rail, bus and airport links. On-campus share accommodation run by SCU Village is available just a few minutes’ walk from the main campus buildings, and there are numerous affordable options through private rentals in the local area.