New Associate Vice-Chancellor for Brisbane Campus

Professor Jim Nyland is the new Associate Vice-Chancellor at ACU's Brisbane Campus.

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First visit to ACU for new Chair in Philosophy

Professor Kevin Hart FAHA, chairman of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, has made his first visit to Australian Catholic University (ACU) since taking up the role of the Eric D’Arcy Chair in Philosophy.
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ACU signs nursing exchange agreement

As of next year, nursing students from Australian Catholic University (ACU) will have the opportunity to study at the prestigious Georgetown University in Washington D.C.


General Peter Cosgrove inaugurated as ACU Chancellor

Former Defence Force chief, General Peter Cosgrove AC, MC, was installed as the new Chancellor of Australian Catholic University (ACU), during a ceremony at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney.
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ACU staff recognised for learning and teaching excellence

Seven Australian Catholic University (ACU) staff members have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to student learning with a 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation.
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ACU TAFE partnership to improve uni access

Access to a university accounting degree is now easier thanks to a new agreement signed by ACU and TAFE NSW.
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Connect with the ACU Alumni Network!

Connect with ACU Alumni to stay up to date with news, alumni benefits and more.
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Welcome New Graduates!

Have you recently become an ACU graduate? Discover the benefits of being a member of the ACU Alumni Network and how to stay connected with your fellow graduates!

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ACU scoops national fundraising award

Australian Catholic University (ACU) was recently awarded the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) national award in the Capital Campaigns/Major Gifts category.
Queensland Catholic Education Commission executive director Mike Byrne, Sister Rosemary Grundy, ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven and ACU Executive Dean Professor Marie Emmitt at the launch of the ACU Chair in Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Education campaign

Alumni Postgraduate Fee Rebate

Have you considered furthering your career? Perhaps you are wanting to change career paths? If so, why not consider the advantages of returning to postgraduate study at ACU?


ACU researchers scoop project grants

ACU academics Professor Sandy Middleton and Professor Sue Kildea have received substantial National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grants.

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Report reveals parental contributions to education

Parents provide the majority of the resources of independent schools in Australia, a new report by the ACU Public Policy Institute (PPI) has found.
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ACU Alumni Movie Gift Card Giveaway

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Deputy Prime Minister visits ACU Brisbane

Federal Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan visited the ACU Brisbane Campus recently to tour the facilities and meet with staff and students.

Wayne Swan, Federal Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister

Professor Pauline Nugent appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Pauline Nugent, Dean of Health Sciences and former Victorian Businesswoman of the Year, has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Australian Catholic University (ACU).

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Anti-depression drug research wins ACU ethics prize

Dr Paul Biegler has been awarded the Australian Catholic University Eureka Prize for Research in Ethics, for his work on how clinicians should deal with the growing problem of depression.

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Homeless children let down by patchy services and lack of reforms

Last year in Australia 84,000 children tried to get help from a homeless service- but more than half of them were turned away, a snapshot report on child homelessness has revealed.

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ACU alumnus wins sports safety award

ACU alumnus Dr David Greene (BHM, ’95 PhD, ’05) has been awarded the FE Johnson Memorial Fellowship in this year’s NSW Sports Safety Awards.

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ACU wins gender equality award

Australian Catholic University (ACU) has been announced as a winner in the 2011 Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) Business Achievement awards.
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