Getting ready for your first year at uni is an exciting time. Here’s some information around accepting your offer and getting started at ACU.
If your application to ACU is successful, you will be sent an offer to study at the University.
Accepting your offer
After you have received your offer, you need to accept it and enrol. You’ll do this online through the ACU Student Portal, and you’ll receive login details and step-by-step instructions in your offer email. Once logged in, you’ll be guided through the enrolment process and shown which units (subjects) you need to enrol in.
If you’re an international student you will enrol during your enrolment day. You’ll receive more information about this via email.
Orientation occurs the week before classes start in your first year of uni. It’s full of activities, sessions and events, and is the perfect way to make sure you get a great start to uni life.
Why go to Orientation?
At Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about your course, find out how to prepare for your studies, and get to know your peers.
When is my Orientation?
The dates you need to attend will depend on the course you are studying and the campus you are attending.
Orientation dates by campus are:
Ballarat – Tuesday 24 July
Brisbane – Tuesday 24 July
Canberra – Tuesday 24 July
Melbourne – Tuesday 24 July
Strathfield – Wednesday 25 July
North Sydney – Tuesday 24 July
International students will also need to attend their international orientation and enrolment day on:
Ballarat – Wednesday 25 July
Brisbane – Monday 23 July
Canberra – Wednesday 25 July
Melbourne – Monday 23 July
Strathfield – Monday 23 July (to be held at North Sydney)
North Sydney – Monday 23 July
Study abroad and exchange students should only attend their orientation on:
Brisbane – Monday 23 July
Melbourne – Wednesday 25 July
North Sydney – Thursday 26 July (for all Strathfield and North Sydney students)
What happens at Orientation?
ACU runs an exciting program of both academic and social events, so make sure you get involved!
Build your personalised program to:
take part in activities and sessions specific to your course
learn about student services and the support available to you
participate in a campus tour, and get to know where you’ll be learning
meet other students and discover the range of social clubs/activities.
Ready to get started?
Login to the Student Portal to start planning your Orientation. If you have any problems logging in, please contact AskACU.
You’ll find details about Orientation in the Student Portal after you have accepted your offer and enrolled. You will need your ACU login details to log into the Student Portal.