Our teaching and research is focused on real-world experience that leads to a real-world impact. At the Faculty of Health Sciences, we partner with community and industry groups to produce graduates that are job-ready – and innovative, world-leading research.

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ACU FHS Partnerships

Theory and practice go hand in hand. Our students learn in the classroom and through simulation-based learning, gaining insight into the most current techniques, theories and trends. They then apply these learnings through professional placements and community engagement.

Work-integrated learning 

Hands-on workplace experience is a central component of our degrees. During their studies, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in clinical placements with some of our 3000 health care partners. 

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Health and psychology clinics  

As well as gaining experience in partner clinics, you’ll be able to practice in on-campus health and psychology clinics under the supervision of expert practitioners. Our clinics are open to students, staff and the general public.

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Overseas community engagement 

Our students engage with community groups around the world to gain valuable international experience. You’ll be able to study in Rome or take part in a study tour in Asia or the Pacific, living, studying and working with locals. 

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Strategic plan

Developed with our partners and guided by our mission and values, our Strategic Plan 2015-2020 is the highest-level plan for the University.

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Our history

Discover the story of ACU so far. Read about our founding antecedent institutions and campus histories, and our connection with St Mary MacKillop.

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Careers at ACU

Work at the university doing meaningful work. Browse available positions, learn how to apply, and see what makes us an employer of choice.

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