Faculties, directorates and staff 

It takes many to make ACU thrive – from staff in our faculties and schools, to those in our research institutes and directorates, to our senior leaders. Whatever their role or background, our staff work together to create positive impact. 

Understand how our university is structured, download our organisational chart, search for a staff member, meet our management team, and get to know the faculties.

A structure with integrity

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Sound leadership and governance supports our top-quality student learning and research. Get an overview of our organisational structure, meet our leadership team, and discover how the university is managed. 

Organisational structure

Access the most up-to-date visual overview of how ACU is structured, and download a copy of the organisational chart as a PDF.

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Leadership and governance

Meet senior ACU leaders including the Vice-Chancellor and President, and executive team. You can also learn about the University’s other governing bodies, such as the Senate and Academic Board.

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Get face-time with our faculties

Faculty of Education and Arts

Our Faculty of Education and Arts comprises the National School of Education and National School of Arts. A significant producer of Australia’s new teachers, the Faculty attracts students seeking to tackle complex issues in areas such as global studies, education, youth work, media, communications and design.

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Faculty of Health Sciences

Our largest faculty is a top producer of Australia’s nurses, midwives and paramedics. It encompasses three schools – Allied Health; Behavioural and Health Sciences; and Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine – and focuses on excellence, innovation and community impact, across all study areas.

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Faculty of Law and Business

By emphasising ethical, social and environmental duties within commercial and legal systems, the Faculty celebrates sustainable success with a human touch. Our Peter Faber Business School and Thomas More Law School deliver courses such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and law.

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Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

Our Faculty of Theology and Philosophy ranks globally for theology, divinity and religious studies. Students learn to pair new skills with a sense of ethics and a thirst for knowledge and truth. Home to the School of Philosophy and School of Theology, the Faculty also offers professional consulting services to Catholic organisations.

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Meet our staff

Looking for a specific staff member? Use our staff directory to access their public profile, bio and contact information.

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Directors and directorates

When several departments are overseen by a specialist director, this is known as a directorate. Get a snapshot of our directorates at ACU – from marketing to finance to libraries – and the directors they report into.

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Institutes, academies and centres

As a university focused on excellence, we bring together scholars, students, researchers and professionals to tackle some of society’s biggest issues. See our institutes, academies and centres, and explore their innovative solutions.

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Strategic plan

Developed with our partners and guided by our mission and values, our Strategic Plan 2015-2020 is the highest-level plan for the University.

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Our history

Discover the story of ACU so far. Read about our founding antecedent institutions and campus histories, and our connection with St Mary MacKillop.

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Careers at ACU

Work at the university doing meaningful work. Browse available positions, learn how to apply, and see what makes us an employer of choice.

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Student life

Explore what our campus life is like by learning more about our student services, campus facilities, accommodation options and social activities.

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