Get prepared and get the most out of your studies

This is it — you’re about to start life at Australian Catholic University! The best way to get started is to attend Orientation. We cannot wait to welcome you to ACU and to our vibrant campus life.

Orientation introduces you to your course, faculty, your campus and the range of important support services and programs we offer you as a student. You’ll find out how you can get involved in the many aspects of student life, have the chance to enjoy some music and awesome food, and discover a variety of ways to meet other new students throughout the day.

What happens at orientation

Whether you’re an undergraduate fresh from high school, or a working professional commencing a postgraduate course, starting a new degree is exciting. Nonetheless, we  understand there are some unknowns and it can be daunting.
Orientation is an opportunity to have all your questions answered, and it will help you feel at ease when you join us at ACU.

Here is our must-do list of Orientation activities to guarantee a great experience and ensure you’re ready to start uni:

  • participate in your course introduction and Q&A sessions
  • learn about the student services, programs and support available to you
  • discover how you can get involved with student associations and our line-up of social clubs and activities
  • take a campus tour and know where you’re going

Registration for midyear Orientation will open soon. Please visit this page again to plan your day and register for these activities. 

When is my orientation?

2022 midyear Orientation will take place in the week commencing 18 July, across most campuses and virtually.

Campus Date
Brisbane Tuesday 19 July 2022
Melbourne Wednesday 20 July 2022
North Sydney Wednesday 20 July 2022
Strathfield Thursday 21 July 2022
Virtual Friday 22 July 2022

International students

Find out more about accepting your offer and enrolling

Contact the friendly team at international student support

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