Western Civilisation Program Summer School 18 – 20 January 2023

A three-day retreat for Year 11 and 12 students interested in arts and humanities. Prepare for exams and university study and discover ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation).



18 January 2023

End Date

20 January 2023

Study key texts from the western tradition while making lifelong friends who share your passion for reading and the humanities.

The Western Civilisation Program Summer School is a 3-day academic retreat for high school students going into Years 11 and 12 who have an interest in the liberal arts and humanities.

Led by ACU’s Western Civilisation Program academics, students will engage in critical discussions about great books of the western tradition, gaining invaluable critical thinking, communication, and reading skills – all while having fun and meeting like-minded students.

The Summer School will include:

  • lectures and discussions
  • Year 12 exam and study skills workshops
  • games, activities, socialising and more

This program is excellent preparation for your Year 12 exams and university study.

Come along and get an insight into what it’s like to study ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation), and hear from current students about their experience of the program.

The program is fully funded and open to students in Years 11 and 12 from across Australia. Places are limited with registration closing on Thursday, 1 December 2022.

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