Australian Catholic University (ACU) was opened on 1 January 1991 following the amalgamation of four Catholic tertiary institutions in eastern Australia:
Study isn't just about learning. It's also about contributing to a greater purpose. Crafting a meaningful career. Making an impact, for good.
Our courses will equip you to make today's ambitions tomorrow's reality. All you need to do is bring your curiosity, your desire to make an impact, and your past experiences. We'll supply the strong industry ties, a focus on practical learning, and a commitment to helping you develop as a whole person.
At ACU, our research and enterprise activities embrace the full life cycle of research, from knowledge creation to its translation and application towards real world outcomes that provide social, cultural and economic benefit.
We’re the university of choice for the new generation choosing to serve others. Connect with the next cohort through our Career Development Service. Share a job or placement opportunity with our students, check student qualifications, and see why recruiting from ACU is a move for good.
Our students see the world differently, looking past short-term gratification to focus on lasting, positive impact. Their future is bright. And you can give them their first big chance to shine.
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If you are an international student and are unsure where to go for assistance, we can point you in the right direction.
One of your greatest assets in your quest for scholarly success is getting to know your library. Whether you’re browsing our online databases on a laptop at home or searching the stacks for that book you need, our campus libraries are powerful tools for teaching, learning and research.
IT support staff are available in the library for students who are experiencing IT issues on campus. IT staff are usually only available Monday to Friday during the semester. Drop in times may vary.
ACU has two on-campus medical centres in Brisbane and Melbourne. They offer comprehensive, high-quality healthcare services to ACU students, staff and the local community.
Make new friends, build confidence and develop your leadership skills by getting involved in campus life. Once you become a student, you'll be able to start a club, sign up for a weekly activity or join your local and national student association.
I found it difficult from the beginning to adapt the system.
There was no help when COVID hit and us Victorians were in lockdown for 8+ months. Placements were cancelled and the university didn’t help us at all.
My experience was a good one. The relevant information related to my course of study was shared accordingly. The university made me to know more about the course, they made me love and choose Education as a career path and through it, I want to learn more and put it into practice. Thanks to the university, I was able to graduate with good grades and good behaviour. They...
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