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The NSW Government’s COVID-19 TechVoucher program is now open for applications.Collaborate Plus
Welcome to theology and philosophy at ACU.
We take great pride in offering our students direct access to world-leading research, an extensive network of international partnerships, innovative and responsive curriculum design, extended overseas study opportunities, and a staffing profile that is the rival of any theological faculty in the world.
We offer theology and philosophy, suited to any stage of your life and career journey. There are short courses, certificate and bachelor opportunities, postgraduate coursework programs, professional and research degrees, international study tours, and a wide range of professional learning and in-service opportunities.
Develop skills for the future workforce as you explore the origin, nature and future of religion in society. As the School of Theology at Australia’s leading Catholic university, we’re committed to equipping our students with the skills and knowledge to engage with the challenges of our contemporary world.
Be at the intersection of ancient wisdom and contemplation about our contemporary world. Learn valuable skills such as abstract thinking, problem solving and logic. At the School of Philosophy, we seek to ignite wonder as we tackle some of the most fascinating, challenging questions wrestled with by history’s greatest minds.
The NSW Government’s COVID-19 TechVoucher program is now open for applications.Collaborate Plus
One of the most important decisions a social entrepreneur can make is how to tackle a given issue. How do you know you’re solving the right problem?Collaborate plus
New findings from ILSTE research discusses Teaching Performance Assessments as cultural disruptors in Initial Teacher Education.
This session will help you clarify your ideas, build deep empathy for people and problems, and you will test your riskiest assumptions so you can move forward with confidence.Collaborate plus
For the Australian Catholic University students and alumni elite athletes, indelible memories were carved into their minds as they contemplate what comes next in their sporting and career journeys.General
This workshop will teach you how to design and test a business model that will work in the real world.Collaborate plus
Two ACU theologians have made the list of the top women working in the field.
Learn digital marketing essentials, the five stories of social change and identifying your customer avatar.Collaborate plus
ACU's five Paralympians have returned home from Tokyo having unearthed previously undiscovered strengths.General,Career
Through this workshop you will gain insights into what creates a great pitch and have the chance to start crafting your own pitch.Collaborate plus
Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the Order of Malta have signed a memorandum of understanding that details partnering on a range of life-changing engagement initiatives that work with groups w...
Learn more about finding your ‘first money’ and grow your understanding of investment, philanthropy, sales and the legal considerations for social entrepreneurs.Collaborate plus
Staff and students on ACU's Brisbane campus will be able to borrow a human book in a scheme designed to increase understanding through human contact.General
Learn more about personal sustainability, building great company cultures, team building and project management.Collaborate plus
New research at ACU will uncover the unrecognised voices of disabled people and of women through two projects that have just received funding from the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).
The Hon Justice Martin Daubney AM and Ms Virginia Bourke have been appointed to the positions of Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor of Australian Catholic University (ACU).Vice-Chancellor and President
Dianoia Institute of Philosophy MPhil student Mitch Barrington has won the 2021 Postgraduate Presentation Prize by the Australasian Association of Philosophy, for his paper titled "Ignoring the Improb...
The research team behind an innovative program tackling cardiovascular disease risk in children has been recognised with one of the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia’s (CAPHIA...Education,General
Four-time Paralympic swimmer Brenden Hall and Rio sevens rugby gold medallist Emma Tonegato are among 11 current and former students who will represent ACU in Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paral...General,Career
Australian Catholic University has recruited some of the world’s leading Catholic theologians to spearhead a new international project aimed at reconstructing theologies of Catholicity.Research
A national event was held to develop strategies for developing Catholic school leaders into the futureGeneral,Education
The founder of the Queensland Bioethics Centre Sister Regis Mary Dunne AO RSM has been named as one of the 2021 “Queensland Greats”.General
Head of the School of Philosophy Dr Richard Colledge writes on the importance of providing general education through systems such as ACU’s Core Curriculum.General
ACU has awarded its highest honour, an honorary doctorate, to Marionne MacRitchie and a posthumous award to the Hon John Fahey AC, GCSG during graduation ceremonies in Sydney.General
Researchers from the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry's Religion and Theology program will present at the conference "Theological Genealogies of Modernity," which is jointly sponsored by AC...Research
The Holy Father Pope Francis was the key guest during the overnight announcement of an agreement between Australian Catholic University (ACU) and Fundación Scholas Occurrentes (Scholas).Vice-Chancellor and President,Faith and Values
A former soldier is helping other veterans find peace through university study.Career,Education
Australian research, proven to improve children’s heart health and fitness, has been published by JAMA Pediatrics, the top-ranked paediatrics journal in the world.
Two ACU academics have been awarded prizes in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.Career
It sounds like science fiction but, as ACU philosopher Dr Samuel Baron explained in The Conversation, there are real-world possibilities to the concept of a warp drive.General
ACU philosopher Dr Gillian Russell has been named the author of the top-cited article in the journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research for 2019-20.Career,Research
When fragments of a nearly 2,000-year-old scroll were discovered at the named Cave of Horror, near the western shore of the Dead Sea in Israel, ACU researcher Dr Gareth Wearne was in demand to explain...Research
An innovative partnership with the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle responds to the multiple challenges confronting faith-based organisations. Anchored by ACU's Graduate Certificate in Mission and Cultur...
As we return to work and study after summer, alarms are ubiquitous. ACU researcher Matthew Champion explores how past generations used birds, prayers, percussion, and early clocks to get them out of b...
ACU’s Institute of Child Protection Studies is part of a new Global Safeguarding Alliance (GSA) that will promote knowledge and worldwide exchange on safeguarding and the prevention of abuse of childr...Media Release
Australian Catholic University (ACU) liturgy expert Dr Jason McFarland has been appointed to the National Liturgical Commission.General
ACU Acting Provost Professor Zlatko Skrbis was pleased to attend the launch of the first Australian Catholic Anti-slavery Network (ACAN) Annual ReportMedia Release
The ACU Centre for Liturgy hosted the President of the Catholic Theological Union, Rev Prof Mark R. Francis CSVMedia Release
The ACU Faculty of Theology and Philosophy is pleased to announce that PhD candidate in Historical Theology, Mr Jonatan Simons, was awarded the Graduate Student Paper Prize by the North American Patri...Media Release
IRCI is pleased to be relaunching the Biblical and Early Christian Studies program seminar series for 2020 via Zoom with an outstanding array of international speakers.
The ACU Centre for Liturgy Postgraduate Scholarship for 2020 has been awarded to ACU Faculty of Theology and Philosophy masters' student Thomas Cullen. On awarding the prestigious scholarship to Mr C...Media Release
The Australian Province of the Society of Jesus (APSJ), and ACU are pleased to announce a new agreement for the delivery of ACU accredited courses by the Jesuit College of Spirituality (JCS).
Separated or divorced parents normally grapple with countless issues, but the COVID-19 crisis means they face new difficulties negotiating shared care of children with the stress of balancing work, ho...
Seven new research centres will enhance ACU’s reputation in the arts, education, health, and theology and philosophy.Research
Thinking Philosophy brings the research of ACU philosophers to anyone interested in an an examined life.General
Australian Catholic University (ACU) expects to offer a new BA degree in Western Civilisation from 2021.General
Leading British philosopher Professor John Haldane will join the Australian Catholic University this year to establish a new project to develop Catholic school education, situating this within a broad...General
ACU senior lecturer in Biblical Studies and Ancient Languages, Dr Michael P Theophilos has been awarded the 2019 Paul J Achtemeier Award for New Testament Studies.Research
ACU Senate has further renewed the contract for Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Greg Craven until December 2022, University Chancellor the Honourable John Fahey AC announced on Monday.Media Release
The new Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter A. Comensoli DD STL held the Sydney launch of his new book In God’s Image: Recognizing the Profoundly Impaired as Persons at ACU’s North Sydney Campus on Monday....Media Release
When Dr Nicole Archard decided to study for her masters she had temporarily moved out of the Catholic school system.Media Release
Imagine what it would be like to not have to worry about the financial side of university.Media Release
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