Studying Aboard

Australian Catholic University

Why the Australian Catholic University?

Wide range of facilities

  • Education and Arts – areas include education, arts and humanities, global studies and international development studies, media communications, social science, youth work, creative arts, visual arts and design.
  • Health Sciences – areas include counselling, environmental science, exercise physiology, exercise science, mental health, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, paramedicine, physiotherapy, public health, psychology, social work and speech pathology.
  • Law and Business – areas include accounting and finance, business administration, commerce, human resource management, information technology, law, management, marketing and occupational health, safety and environmental management.
  • Theology and Philosophy – areas include biblical studies, Christian thought, Christian practice, liturgy, ministry, moral theology, religious studies, ethics, bioethics, metaphysics, philosophy of world religions, politics and epistemology.

Empower yourselves to workforce

  • Earn while you learn as a student by landing a job on campus. We offer current students hundreds of roles every year with fantastic pay and conditions.
  • Our Career Development Service team is here for you from day one until two years after you graduate. We can help you search for jobs and internships, get valuable advice and boost your employability.

Leading Research

  • In 2014 ACU launched a research intensification program. In the initial stage of the five-year strategy, the university established seven new research institutes aligned with four priority research areas: theology and philosophy, health; education; and the common good and social justice.
  • In 2015, ACU was named the most improved institution by the Australian Research Council in its national assessment of research quality, the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). In the results, ACU increased its “excellence index” ranking from 35th to 21st. The university also achieved several scores of five, the highest score possible, in the ERA.

Let’s explore the campus!


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Study Areas

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Locations

  1. Adelaide Campus – (St Francis of Assisi) 116 George Street, Thebarton, SA 5031: St Francis of Assisi campus is in Adelaide’s up-and-coming area of Thebarton. Once the Catholic Theological College, this campus is now part of our Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, teaching postgraduate courses that probe the foundations of the Christian faith and explore its relationship with the modern world.
  2. Ballarat Campus – (Aquinas) 1200 Mair Street, Ballarat Vic 3350: Our Aquinas campus is where country life meets city convenience. The campus is set on sprawling grounds and boasts stunning gardens, open spaces and historic buildings. With a broad range of facilities and services, both on campus and nearby, you’ll uncover a big life in this country town.
  3. Blacktown Campus – 22 Main Street, Blacktown NSW 2148: We’ve partnered with Blacktown City Council to open our newest campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney. Study at a place that feels like home while benefiting from a university with an international reach.
  4. Brisbane Campus – (McAuley) 1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo, Qld 4014: Our McAuley Campus is in the light, leafy capital of Queensland. With a relaxed atmosphere and mild winters, it’s easy to get the most out of your uni life in Brisbane. Take part in the clubs and activities on the sprawling Banyo Campus, or make the most of the city’s rivers, parks and nearby beaches.
  5. Canberra Campus – (Signadou) 223 Antill Street, Watson, ACT 2602: Our Signadou campus is in Australia’s capital city, home to Parliament House, the National War Museum, the National Gallery and some of Australia’s most important cultural sites. The campus itself is within easy reach of Canberra’s cafes, walking tracks and galleries. There’s always plenty of things to do when it comes time to take a break from study.
  6. Melbourne Campus – (St Patrick’s) The Mary Glowrey Building, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy Vic 3065: Our St Patrick’s Campus is located in the heart of cosmopolitan Melbourne. The cafes, shops and nightlife of Brunswick and Smith Streets are nearby, as are some of the city’s finest parks.
  7. North Sydney Campus – (MacKillop) 40 Edward Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060: Our MacKillop Campus is in the bustling suburb of North Sydney, just a short commute from the central business district. Surrounded by tall buildings, cafes and shops, the open grounds provide a pocket of peacefulness within a vibrant corner of Australia’s largest city.
  8. ACU Rome Campus – Largo Giovanni Berchet, 4, 00152 Roma ITALY: All of our students have the opportunity to study at our Rome Campus during their degree. It’s an incredible opportunity to live and learn in one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
  9. Strathfield Campus – (Mount Saint Mary) 25A Barker Road, Strathfield, NSW 2135: Situated in one of Sydney’s oldest suburbs, our Mount Saint Mary Campus is steeped in history, but comes with all the modern conveniences. The campus is well connected by public transport for students commuting from the Blue Mountains and Central Coast.

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