Interested In Studying?

Are you a year 11 or year 12 student, a school leaver or a non school leaver?
Do you have a dream, a passion or want to up skill?

ACU is a public university that welcomes people from all beliefs and backgrounds.

We empower students to think critically, ethically and to bring about change in their communities and professions. ACU is committed to social justice and community engagement and works collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to achieve their goals.

We are a national university with campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Ballarat and Adelaide. In addition to general admissions to undergraduate courses, ACU promotes flexible pathways to enable access to university education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

ACU offers a large number of courses across our 4 faculties

Education and Arts, Health Sciences, Law and Business, Theology and Philosophy.

Courses are offered in three modes
Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.
Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).
Online: Fully online (including assessments).

ACU also offers Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students Away from Base (AFB) courses. These are an excellent option for Aboriginal, and/or Torres Strait Islander students who wish to improve their skills, change their careers or follow their passion whilst still living at home or in community.

Entry to courses can be through

UAC - Universities Admission Centre (NSW and ACT Students), Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC), Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), Alternate Entry or Direct Entry (for AFB courses)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are supported by our Indigenous Higher Education Unit (IHEU) staff who are accessible at each of our campuses. For further information contact your nearest IHEU.


For further information on available courses / pathways contact your nearest IHEU or follow the ACU Courses link to find the right course for you.

ACU also offers pathways to study

Offers secondary students opportunities to gain a head start in selected fields and experience University by completing one unit of an undergraduate degree whilst still attending secondary school.
ACUcom is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which has successfully trained and assessed students across a number of qualifications. ACUcom can be your pathway to a degree.