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AusTrAliAn CATholiC universiTy
CRICOS: QLD: 00885B, NSW: 00004G, VIC: 00112C,
Please contact: ACU International Admissions Office
Mail: 42 Edward Street, North Sydney,
New South Wales, 2060 AUSTRALIA
With more than 150 years of educational heritage, ACU is a publicly funded Australian university open
to students of all religious and cultural backgrounds. Located in five cities across Australia, ACU is
engaged in a broad range of research and offers you internationally recognised qualifications.
Our six campuses are located in the state
capital cities of Melbourne, Sydney and
Brisbane; the national capital, Canberra; and
the regional centre of Ballarat. Each campus
has its own distinct environment and offers
a range of support and services. This unique
set-up offers you the opportunity to transfer
between campuses during your studies
to experience different parts of Australia,
subject to course availability.
Free wi-fi; state-of-the-art learning facilities;
and contemporary learning spaces, libraries
and lecture theatres are part of all our
campuses. Each campus is served by easy-
to-access public transport, making travel to
and from university easy and hassle-free.
ACU has extensive experience in the
support of international students, and our
support begins from the moment you arrive
in Australia with our airport pick-up service.
We have a dedicated team of international
student advisers who can provide
information on enrolment, accommodation,
finance and student visas.
Qualified counsellors are available at each
campus to offer free, confidential advice on
any issue from study and finance to stress
management and relationship difficulties.
Career development services and career
advisers are available on each campus
to assist students with making career
decisions, identifying personal career goals,
developing employability skills, searching
for employment and preparing employment
ACU is a national leader in the fields of
teacher education, exercise science and
nursing. We also offer excellent degree
programs in a number of other disciplines.
Diploma and English language pathway
programs are available.
Areas of study include:
• accounting and finance
• applied public health
• business information systems and IT
• business and marketing
• education and teaching
• environmental science
• exercise/sport science
• global studies and international
• human resource management
• management (MBA)
• nursing and physiotherapy
• occupational therapy
• philosophy and theology
• social/youth work
• visual arts and design.
ACU is one of Australia’s fastest growing
and most affordable universities. Our focus
on community engagement and practical
skills development ensures ACU graduates
are ready for employment and leadership
positions across the globe.
The ACU advantage
• We are highly ranked (four stars) by
The Good Universities Guide 2012 for
student demand, student–staff ratio and
cultural diversity, assuring you a high-
quality academic and social experience.
• Currently, there are 3346 international
students from 91 countries studying with
us, making it possible for you to make
friends from all over the world.
• We have extensive (and growing) links
with more than 100 institutions in more
than 20 countries, opening the doors of
the world to you.
• Our strong links with industry provide
research and work experience
possibilities, helping you to gain
invaluable practical experience.
• ACU invests heavily in strategic research
programs and research capacity: we are
home to six University Priority Research
Centres as well as several specialist
institutes and centres.
• Our successful graduates boast an
employment rate that is higher than the
national average. Many of our students
secure jobs before they graduate, and
the majority are employed within six
months of graduation*.
* Higher than national average. Source:
Graduate Destination Survey (GDS) 2010.
“At ACU, I met people from different parts
of the world and their experiences enriched
mine. The lecturers and the people from
the international department were always
willing to help. The quality of education is of
a high standard in a friendly environment.”
Massiel Johanna Salfate Venegas
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