Institute for Advancing Community Engagement (IACE)

Hope: Engage, Learn Transform, Believe

Welcome. The Institute for Advancing Community Engagement (IACE) facilitates University-community partnerships that enhance the wellbeing and dignity of people and their communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Beyond Today - hope for a better tomorrow

IACE's Beyond Today agenda of hope for a better tomorrow gives priority to the University's commitment to work with people and communities affected by disadvantage and social isolation through community engagement, scholarship and research. Read more >>

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Students and Alumni

Community engagement is part of a student's education at Australian Catholic University (ACU).

Partners in community, government and business

Scholarship and Research

  • ACU's community engagement scholarship and research strengths are in the fields of common good and social justice, health and wellbeing, education and theology and philosophy.
  • Higher degree and post graduate students are encouraged to join our cross-disciplinary research teams.