ACU (Australian Catholic University)

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ACU July School

Enjoy what Sydney has to offer while completing accredited subjects at ACU July School. You can experience being abroad in Sydney, while completing your degree in a shorter time. We offer a range of accredited courses in several academic disciplines.

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 darling. 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
  • Communication
  • Environment
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Justice
Please note that the availability of courses is subject to minimum enrolments.

You can study one or two courses 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

  • Study one course over two weeks or two consecutive courses over four weeks (June 29-July 10 and July 13-24 2015)
  • Each course has 36 contact hours over two weeks. 
  • 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 
  • Accommodation and a great social program are provided

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 away through the contact form.