Facilities at Canberra campus

ACU Café and vending machines

The ACU Café is located in the Blackfriars building.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4.45pm 

Sport and recreation

We have a saltwater, solar heated swimming pool available for use by students. There is also a student common room with a pool table, table tennis table, basketball hoop and foxtel where you can relax and socialise with your friends.

Co-op Bookshop

Students may be required to purchase textbooks in some units. These texts will be indicated in the unit outline. Text books are available through the ANU Co-op Bookshop in Acton.

For some units, lecturers provide a Book of Readings and these can be purchased at the Blackfriars Reception.

For more information: 02 6249 6244

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm


The Library is located in the Signadou Building. The Library houses a wide range of loan materials, computers, scanners, printers and photocopiers as well as group study areas and AV facilities. The Library also has an extensive catalogue of eBooks and online resources and facilitates inter-campus, off-campus and inter-library services, as well as borrowing from other universities.

Opening hours

For more information: 02 6209 1120

Parents’ room

A room with facilities for nursing mothers and parents with small children is located on the ground floor Blackfriars – see Reception for access.

First aid room

A first aid room is located on the ground floor of the Blackfriars Building and near the pool at Signadou. Contact Reception for access.

Office of Student Success

Talk to the Hand!

The Office of Student Success (OSS) hand that is!

The OSS offers services to help students succeed at university. These services include:

  • Equity and Disability
  • Student Life
  • Counselling
  • Academic Skills
  • Career Development Services

We’re located on the bottom floor of Blackfriars next to the Canteen; you can drop by and knock on our doors or for more information, or visit the OSS website to make a booking.

For more information please contact:

David Hughes
Student Enrichment Advisor
T: 02 6209 1277
E: david.hughes@acu.edu.au