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Why ACU Online?

You’ll become part of an innovative and interactive online learning community studying when and where it best suits you. You’ll have human support Monday to Friday (9am–5pm AEDT) so you can get the most out of your study. And while you gain new knowledge and learn new skills to kickstart or progress your career, you’ll also learn how to make a positive impact in your community.

Why choose ACU Online?

Support services

Our support staff are exactly that – staff. You can reach out by phone, SMS, email or live chat and you’ll find an understanding, dedicated person ready to support you. During your studies you’ll have access to student success coaches, academic staff, online learning facilitators, academic skills support, counselling services, and more.

Optimal learning

ACU Online courses are designed for online learning. They are delivered via a purpose-built, innovative learning environment by academic staff trained in online teaching. Your course content is presented in manageable segments and you’ll have a range of interactive resources to guide you through each unit. Plus, you’ll be networked into a community of fellow learners and academic support.

Create career opportunities

Whether you want to take the next step in your career or launch a brand new one, our courses will provide you with skills, knowledge, and a recognised and trusted qualification. If you’re ready to achieve your career goals, we’re ready to help – in fact, ACU has been awarded five stars for full-time postgraduate employment*.

* Good Universities Guide 2022

Make a difference

Be inspired to inspire others. At the heart of ACU Online is a commitment to human dignity, social justice and the common good – and this is key to our courses. You’ll graduate with the skills to make a positive impact. And you’ll be treated with respect, compassion and dignity while you study.

  • 5 stars

    for full-time postgraduate employment.

  • Top 2%

    of universities worldwide.

  • 5 stars

    for learner engagement, learning resources and skills development.

  • Top 20

    Generation Y universities worldwide.

Make online study work for you

Benefits of studying online

There are a lot of great reasons to learn online.

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Boost your employment chances

Online learning allows you to develop skills highly sought after by employers.

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Important dates

Know when each term begins and ends, when results are released and when the census date is.

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Understand the processes for submitting your application, receiving your offer, enrolling, submitting assessments, and graduating.

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