ACU (Australian Catholic University)

Make the most of your college break – study in Sydney, Australia!

Explore Sydney while studying!

ACU July School

The ACU July School gives you an excellent opportunity to fast-track your studies in Sydney during your vacation in July 2016. Study face-to-face with excellent teachers in small classes that are designed to help you learn quickly and effectively.
Travel, study, meet new friends and enjoy an exciting social program in Sydney, one of the world’s most spectacular cities.

About ACU

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a publicly-funded university and we welcome staff and students of all beliefs and backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal access to education for all people. With seven campuses around Australia, we empower students to think critically, ethically and to bring about change in their communities and professions.

About Sydney
Best known for its beautiful harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the dazzling Sydney Opera House, Sydney is Australia’s international jewel. It also has nearby mountains, more than 70 golden beaches with plenty of surf, and an abundance of great restaurants, bars and nightlife


Selected courses (units) are offered at the undergraduate level in a range of academic disciplines, including:
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Justice
Please note that the availability of courses is subject to minimum enrolments.
You can study at ACU July School as a stand-alone program or you can combine one course in the July School with a semester of study. For example, you could study 10 credit points at ACU July School and 30 credit points for a semester of study at the campus of your choice.

Good to know

  • Course(s) expected to run from 4-16 July 2016
  • Study a course (unit) over two weeks
  • Each course has 36 contact hours:  face-face teaching and fieldwork
  • Each course is 10 ACU credit points equivalent to 3-4 US credit hours or 7.5 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  • Students receive an ACU transcript with the grade(s) awarded
  • No tuition fee for approved Exchange students
  • Special tuition rates for students from partner universities
  • Accommodation and a great social program is available

How to apply

Fill in the form on the right, with any questions you may have, and we will send you more information about the application process. We understand that you probably have lots of questions. We are here to help, so please feel free to ask for advice through the contact form.