ACU Engagement supports a number of community engagement programs, formed in collaboration with community partners to support those experiencing marginalisation or disadvantage.
Kicking Goals Together
Founded in 2016, Kicking Goals Together (KGT) is a sport for development program that operates on our 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.
Narratives of Hope
Narratives of Hope provides an opportunity for communities to creatively express the challenges they have faced, the hopes they hold for their future, and the insights they have gained.