ACU Engagement operate and support a number of community engagement programs. Each one offers our staff and our students the opportunity to live the University’s Mission and contribute to the common good of the global community.
Kicking Goals Together
Founded in 2016, Kicking Goals Together (KGT) is a sport for development program that operates on the Brisbane Campus. KGT involves a soccer tournament running for 16 weeks in Semesters 1 and 2, and includes teams from refugee and migrant backgrounds, and international student cohorts.
Founded in 2018, Try Time is a sport for development program that operates in Brisbane’s bayside area. Try Time involves a Touch Football tournament running for 8 weeks in school term 2 and includes youth from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Sacred Heart Homework Club
The Sacred Heart Homework Club offers weekly after-school homework support to local primary school students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee backgrounds through one-on-one peer mentoring.
Read To Learn Program
The Read To Learn Program (RTL) supports primary school children from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee backgrounds, who have also been identified as requiring additional support to develop their reading and literacy skills.