Studying at ACU

With seven locations nationwide and a variety of study options available, there's a place for you at ACU.

Campus locations

Where would you like to study?

ACU's Adelaide Campus was established in 2013. It primarily offers postgraduate courses in theology.

Quick facts

  • Theological courses offered
  • 10 minute drive from Adelaide City Centre (by car)
  • 17 minute drive from Adelaide City Centre (by bus)

The Ballarat Campus is located in the centre of Ballarat, just over an hour from Melbourne. It is situated amid historic gardens and beautiful old buildings, just a block from Lake Wendouree.

Quick facts

  • 1,000 students
  • Free parking
  • CBD location
  • Accomodation facilities available

Whether you want to get involved in campus life, create a professional network, access support services or just find a quiet place to study - our Brisbane Campus has you covered. Set on 40 hectares of natural bushland, the Brisbane Campus has ample parking, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and recreational amenities such as cafes and a swimming pool.

Quick facts

  • 5,600 students
  • CBD presence - ACU Leadership Centre
  • 14km to the city centre
  • Free parking
  • Free shuttle bus connecting the campus with Toombul, Chermside and Northgate

At ACU's Canberra Campus you'll be more than a face in the crowd – lecturers will know you by name and you'll make great friends. Just 5km from the city centre, our Canberra Campus is a great place to study and socialise with a campus lounge, beautiful landscaped gardens and a swimming pool.

Quick facts

  • 1,200 students
  • Free parking
  • Bus services to campus

ACU's Melbourne Campus is right next to the cafes, art galleries and boutiques of Brunswick Street. It's a great place to study with an award-winning library, rooftop garden, art gallery and gym.

Quick facts

  • Almost 10,000 students
  • 6 tram routes nearby
  • 20 bus routes stop nearby
  • Parliament station is 600m from campus
  • 170 secure lock-up points for bikes
  • Close proximity to the CBD and vibrant Fitzroy

When you study at ACU you become part of a community. Just across the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the city centre, our North Sydney Campus is a great place to study and socialise.

Quick facts

  • 5,500 students
  • 5 minute train ride from the CBD
  • 5km to the city centre
  • Accommodation facilities available

ACU's Strathfield Campus has a welcoming campus environment buzzing with staff and students. The Campus is set amid beautiful landscaped grounds and historic buildings, with excellent transport links. It has rugby and soccer ovals and an art gallery.

Quick facts

  • 5,750 students
  • Free station shuttle bus
  • Accommodation facilities available
  • Modern flexible learning spaces

Study your way

A workload that works for you

With options to study full-time or part-time, you can choose how much time you dedicate to study each semester. Work through your course as a full-time student, or take fewer subjects and complete your course part-time at your own pace – the choice is yours.

Flexible study options

Depending on your course, you may be able to study on campus, online or even a combination of both. Some courses can also be delivered in an intensive mode on weekends, helping you juggle work and family as well as study.

Make a difference

We love community engagement at ACU, so as a student you'll have the opportunity to take part in volunteer and community engagement activities. Give back to your community while gaining invaluable practical experience.

Get industry experience

We understand the best way for students to get ahead is with hands-on, practical experience. All ACU courses offer work placements or internships with leading companies, or volunteering opportunities. Many include practical experience as a course requirement.

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Benefit from industry partners

ACU has close links with industry partners and a huge range of community engagement opportunities. This gives you the chance to gain hands-on skills and develop real-world networks in the workplace.

Three Peas Creche

Industry partner


St Vincent’s Hospital

Industry partner


Kris Olsen



Greta Conlan



Explore your world

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, and at ACU you'll have your pick of overseas opportunities. Learn more

International partnerships

With more than 200 partner organisations, international opportunities at ACU are extraordinary.

Flexible international programs

Whether you want to travel for a few weeks or for a few months, we've got you covered. You can choose from a variety of programs, including semester-based exchange, professional placements, faculty-led study tours and community engagement experiences.

Get financial support

As an ACU student, you'll be entitled to a university travel grant to help cover the cost of travel for approved international activities.

Volunteer overseas

With a range of placement and volunteer opportunities around the world, you could find yourself teaching children in Vanuatu, assisting in a community organisation in Cambodia, or working with a welfare agency in Florence.

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