Goal: ACU sustains a strong and visible commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church in Australia by engaging in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and is guided by the values of truth, excellence and service.
Our students and staff pursue great things at ACU – and the University is also on an important journey. Since 2015, as part of our high-level strategic plan, we’ve set out to achieve some ambitious goals on the path to embedding excellence.
Explore our vision for the future by reading about it below or downloading the ACU Strategic Plan 2015–2020: Strength to Strength.
After years of growth, ACU needed an updated plan to build on our emergent strengths. The result was a new, high-level plan named ACU Strategic Plan 2015–2020: Strength to Strength.
At once future-focused and steeped in the Catholic tradition, this document charts a bold and exciting course for ACU – all while remaining true to our mission, vision and values.
As part of our plan, by 2020 we aim for ACU to be recognised as:
Our strategic plan is aligned with the University’s mission and vision, and is guided by the core values of truth, academic excellence and service.
The plan upholds ACU’s mission as a goal above all others, and outlines key result areas such as championing community engagement and common good opportunities.
Our strategic plan has five key goals: an overarching goal of developing ACU’s Catholic identity, and four ‘goal pillars’ that focus on:
For greater detail on where we are headed, download a PDF copy of our strategic plan. You can also learn about how we are tracking our progress on the way to 2020.
Access the full ACU Strategic Plan 2015–2020: Strength to Strength for detail on our:
Since adopting the strategic plan in 2015, we’ve measured our progress against the plan’s strategic goals and key result areas. See how we’re doing by reading about our performance targets and progress.
Get in touch with our team at the Office of Planning and Strategic Management if you have any questions.
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