Connect with communities
In line with our Catholic identity and commitment to the common good, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in meaningful community engagement from your first year. Not only will this will build your skills and attributes, it’ll open your mind to transformative learning experiences as you provide a real, life-enriching contribution to a community’s wellbeing. Trust us, it’ll be one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do.
Our industry links can do more than get your foot in the door. As a Catholic university, ACU is well-placed for you to connect with a range of Catholic healthcare organisations and professionals around Australia. We also enjoy strong industry ties with other hospitals and health partners, providing opportunities for industry experience and research collaboration.
Learn at the leader
Choose ACU and you’ll be studying at an institution widely recognised as a leader in nursing education, training and research. As a graduate from a national university, you will also be able to take this prestige with you around Australia, wherever you end up. We rank equal first for nursing research by ERA, and we’re in the top 50 for nursing worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.Explore our rankings
To reach your potential as a fully capable, compassionate and work-ready nursing graduate, we want you to hit the ground running. That’s why we integrate professional experience opportunities into your course, whether it’s through simulation-based learning, practice placements, or taking part in our clinics and clinical schools.