Take your first step into uni at ACU. Our Uni Step-Up program is your chance to experience university life by joining us on campus to study a first-year unit while you’re still in Year 11 or Year 12.

Your Step-Up study options

Browse our Uni Step-Up offerings by state. View class names, the faculty delivering the class, and the advanced courses the class can lead to.

The following subjects are offered as intensives in the school holidays preceding or during Year 12, at a time agreed upon between ACU and the partner school.

HLSZ120 Society, Culture and Health

This subject is offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Completion of the subject can lead to:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine.
EXSZ187 Growth, Motor Development and Ageing

This subject is offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Completion of the subject can lead to:

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science.
First-year education units

The Faculty of Education and Arts offers first-year education subjects to Year 12 students through the Step-Up into Teaching Program.

Credit is given to students who enter ACU in the future, choosing a relevant path of study. Step Up into Teaching is available in NSW only.

Further information

To register your interest or get more information, please contact 02 9701 4606.

Uni Step Up

Our Queensland Uni-Step Up classes are delivered by ACU academics on our Brisbane Campus as an intensive block during the school holidays.

HLSZ120 Indigenous Health and Culture

This subject is offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Completion of the subject can lead to:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Social Work.
EXSZ187 Growth, Motor Development and Ageing

This subject is offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Completion of the subject can lead to:

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science.
Further information

To register your interest or get more information, please contact 07 3623 7781 or 07 3623 7668.

Our Victorian Uni Step-Up offerings include health science, sports and exercise science and education. Subjects in these areas are delivered to students at their school by an ACU academic and an assigned mentor school teacher. Uni Step-Up is delivered in partnership with eligible schools in low socio-economic areas.

To get more information or to register your interest in the program, please contact the Equity Pathways unit on 03 9953 3945.

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Got a Uni Step-Up question? Get in touch with our Equity Pathways team.

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