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Application via Tertiary Admission Centres

Applicants for undergraduate courses (and postgraduate pre-service teaching courses in Queensland and Victoria) should apply through the relevant state Tertiary Admissions Centre. A small number of undergraduate courses are offered by direct entry.

Visit the Australian Catholic University (ACU) website at http://www.acu.edu.au/

Direct Entry Application

International applicants should contact the International Education Office.

Web: http://www.acu.edu.au/international/international_admissions/how_to_apply/
Phone: (+61 2) 9739 2437
E-mail: international.admissions@acu.edu.au

Research applicants should contact the Office of Research.
Web: http://www.acu.edu.au/apply_and_enrol/applying_to_acu/research_phd/forms_documents/
Candidature and Scholarships E-mail: res.cand@acu.edu.au

Research Services Officer (New South Wales and ACT)
Phone: (+61 2) 9739 2588
Fax: (+61 2) 9739 2870

Research Services Officer (Queensland)
Phone: (+61 7) 3623 7294
Fax: (+61 7) 3623 7328

Research Services Officer (Victoria)
Phone: (+61 3) 9953 3154
Fax: (+61 3) 9953 3315

Postgraduate coursework applicants (other than international and research) apply online by accessing Courses

Supporting documentation, including the application summary page for online applications, should be submitted to:

Postal Address
ACU Admissions Section
PO Box 456
Virginia Qld 4014

Fax: 07 3623 7466; or
E-mail: docsadmission@acu.edu.au

Applicants MUST provide certified copies of any previous qualifications and/or any other supporting documentation in relation to their application, including Additional Information forms. Examples of such documents include:

  • academic qualifications including academic transcripts / results certificates / testamurs;
  • Birth / Marriage Certificates etc required as evidence of name change;
  • copy of Permanent Resident Visa;
  • copy of Australian Certificate of Citizenship;

An academic transcript downloaded from a website is not acceptable as it is not an official academic record.

Applicants should refer to information regarding Qualsearch to determine if their transcripts may be obtained by ACU.

Documentation must be certified using one of the two methods listed below. Documentation not properly certified will be returned and may delay processing of applications.

Certification of documentation by authorised University staff for administrative purposes

Present the originals and a photocopy to the Student Centre at any campus of the University for certification. Student Centre staff will check the documents, verify the copy and then endorse with a stamp.

Certification of documentation by authorised persons outside the University

ACU will accept copies if they have been properly certified by one of the following: Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Declaration, Barrister, Solicitor, Police Officer, Minister of Religion, Marriage Celebrant, Principal in the teaching service, Town Clerk, Shire Secretary, Bank Manager, Doctor, Dentist, Pharmacist, Veterinary Surgeon, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Member of the Australian Society of Practising Accountants, Member of the National Institute of Accountants.

The copy must be endorsed by any of the persons listed above with the following information (or a stamp containing the following information).

I certify that this is a true and accurate copy of the original document, which I have sighted
Name in Full
Appropriate position title (in accordance with the list above)
Registration No (if applicable)
Organisation (if applicable)

Further information can be obtained from one of the following ACU Student Centres.

Ballarat Campus Vic
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@aquinas.acu.edu.au

Brisbane Campus Qld
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@mcauley.acu.edu.au

Canberra Campus ACT
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@signadou.acu.edu.au

Melbourne Campus Vic
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@patrick.acu.edu.au

North Sydney Campus NSW
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@mackillop.acu.edu.au

Strathfield Campus NSW
Telephone 1300 275 228
E-mail: studentcentre@mary.acu.edu.au

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