International students

Studying overseas should be about more than just studying. At ACU, you will join an inclusive university that cares about your experience and respects where you have come from. We are a Catholic institution. But we value all faiths and the contribution each of our students can make to the world around them.

Enrol at ACU and you will graduate with much more than a qualification. You'll be connecting with industry partners and getting real-world experience. Plus, you will make lifelong friends and create unforgettable memories.

Academic excellence

Top 3 % Ranking of all universities worldwide
Top 50 Generation Y universities global
Top 3 Australian universities for undergraduate employment
94 % of the research work ACU produces is considered equal to or above world standard.
ACU international students

Study with us

Join 1,500 international students from 97 countries studying at ACU. Learn new skills, make new friends and learn how to have impact with empathy. Our inclusive campuses and focus on ethical education make ACU the right choice.

Why study at ACU

Our research

We rank above world standard in seven fields of research: human movement, nursing, public health and health services, psychology, religion and religious studies, education philosophy, and sports science.

Discover our research

Connect worldwide 

Use our strong connections with over 200 international universities and education institutions to pursue unique opportunities in engagement, research and study exchange.

Meet our partners

Find your campus

Do you prefer the bustle of the inner-city campus or the quiet life of a country town? Our campuses each have their own character so you'll be able to find the perfect fit.

Explore our locations

Make success natural

Take control of your learning by taking advantage of the supportive tools we provide, from career counselling to academic skills development and disability services.

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ACU international students

Let us assist your journey

Making the decision to study overseas can be scary as well as exciting. But, from the moment you arrive, we will be with you every step of the way. We can help you choose the right course, find somewhere to live, and build a network of friends. 

Apply for a visa

To study in Australia, you will need to arrange a student visa. An immigration agent can can help you understand the requirements and conditions.

About the visa process

Book a transfer

Contact us as soon as you book your flight. We will help you arrange a one-way transfer from the airport to deliver you straight to your new home.

Learn about airport pick-ups

Find somewhere to live

When you find the right place to live, you will be able to meet fellow students, enjoy a range of activities and get to know your new city.

Arrange accommodation

Explore your campus

Make lifelong friends by joining one of our many clubs or activities. You can sign up to participate in everything from singing in a choir to joining an sports team.

Join clubs and activities

Improve your English

Study an ACU English course and you’ll have access to our excellent facilities, become a part of our student community and enjoy fun on-campus activities.

Unlock English

Test your English skills

Check our guide to see if you meet the English requirements to study with us, and read about the range of English language tests you can do.

View our English requirements

Follow an admission pathway

To ensure you are ready to begin the degree you want, you may need to enrol in a pathway course. Read what is available and find out how to apply.

Explore international pathways

Learn English from the best

When you choose to study at an ACU Centre for Languages, you will learn English at an affordable price from highly qualified and experienced teachers.

Discover our language centre

Public transport

Understand the public transport system in your new city so that you can start exploring as soon as you arrive. 

Public transport in Australia

Stay healthy

Your wellbeing is our priority. Understand Australia’s healthcare system, learn what health insurance you need, and discover our on-campus health services.

Manage your health

Cover your costs

To help you manage your money during your overseas adventure, read our guide to living costs in Australia.

Estimate your living costs

Reach out for help

Give yourself the best chance of success by contacting our international student services team for advice, support and guidance

Meet the student services team

Your adventure begins at home

ACU international students

Do you want to learn more about studying at ACU, joining our community of students from 97 different countries around the globe? We have people on the ground, in your country, to help.

Find an ACU education agent

Meet one of our education agents in your own country and they will guide you through our application process.

Contact an ACU education agent

Meet ACU staff in your country

We’re coming to visit you. Attend an information session near your home to hear all about ACU and why you are a great fit to join our family.

Attend an ACU information session

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Find a course

It's important to find a course that's right for you. Search our course browser to see our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Browse courses

How to apply

Ready to enrol? Find out if you're eligible for your chosen course and what you'll need to get your application underway.

Apply now

Know your fees

Learn about our course fees and other related costs, so you can begin planning your Australian adventure well in advance.

No fee surprises

Stay with us

Live in one of our off-campus or managed student accommodation options to maximise your university experience.

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