Australian Catholic University (ACU) offers assistance in the conduct of written examinations in our BALLARAT campus on behalf of other Universities and Institutions (examinations at our Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra, North Sydney and Strathfield campuses will be assessed on an individual basis).
ACU can offer exam supervision to external students/external examinations on weekdays except on the following dates:
ACU Standard holiday break from 24 December until 1 January
ACU offers two exam sessions a day;
Examinations commence at 9.30am Local Time. Students must arrive at AskACU before 9.15am Local Time.
Examinations commence at 1.30pm Local Time. Students must arrive at AskACU before 1.15pm Local Time.
There is a set fee of $200 AUD inc GST per student for a two-hour examinations.
An additional charge of $50 AUD inc GST per hour per student applies for examinations more than two hours in duration.
Terms and Conditions
All communication with the student will be between the home institution and their student. ACU will provide the home institution all relevant information.
It is the responsibility of the home institution to ensure that students sitting examinations at ACU are advised of the exam details (date/time/location) and confirm their attendance prior to the scheduled date of the exam.
ACU will issue a Tax Invoice to the home institution. ACU will not collect individual payments from students.
The tax invoice must be paid within 30 days of the date of invoice
It is the responsibility of the home institution to ensure that all examination papers and relevant materials are sent to Australian Catholic University to allow timely facilitation of examinations. The exam materials must arrive at the delivery address at least 5 business days before the scheduled date of the exam.
Students must report to AskACU Centre (Ground floor, Building 100 Carn Brea in the map), at least 15 minutes before the start of their examination (i.e. 9.15am or 1.15pm).
In the event of cancellation within five business days, 50% of the total booking amount will be refunded if we are unable to accommodate a mutually agreeable alternative exam time.
In the event of cancellation within two business days, no refund will be applicable.
Special arrangements examinations: examinations longer than two hours in duration and those with special requirements (e.g. use of a computer, special software, extra time, own room) may incur additional costs and will be quoted on a case-by-case basis.
ACU does not provide a photocopying or scanning service of completed examination papers.
Requesting the examination at ACU
All exam requests should be received no later than three weeks before the exam.
The institution must submit the request online using login details provided by ACU. If you require a login, please contact the Examinations Office.
Delivering exam papers at ACU
All exam papers should come with return postage – i.e. prepaid self-addressed courier satchels or Australia Post self-addressed Express Post envelopes.
All exam papers should be addressed to:
Australian Catholic University – Ballarat Campus (Attention: Team Leader at AskACU) 1200 Mair Street, Ballarat VIC 3350
(Details for other campuses will be given upon approval)
Contacting ACU Examinations Office
For any additional information or require access to our online system, please contact the Central Examinations Office on +61 7 3623 7460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our campus is located at 1200 Mair Street, Ballarat.
Free visitor parking is available throughout the year. View the campus map to find out where parking is available on-campus.