Community engagement

Find yourself by helping others. Discover community engagement at ACU. Check out our curriculum program for undergraduate students, opportunities for our staff, and other community giving and volunteering options. 

You can also search for placement opportunities, learn about research engagement and collaboration, meet our ACU Engagement team, and find out about our other programs and projects.

Engage with impact

ACU Community Engagement

Our commitment to community helps make us a university like no other, and we want to bring you along with us. Learn how you can get involved, as a student, staff member or community development professional.

Curriculum engagement

When you study at ACU, you’ll have an opportunity to participate in a community engagement activity or experience. It’s a small but crucial part of your undergraduate course, and it can be one of the most satisfying experiences you’ll ever have.

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Find your opportunity

Search and apply for your ideal community engagement placement today. We’ve sourced a wide variety of opportunities from our community partners.

Find one that’s right for you – whether it’s tutoring, serving meals, or building websites.

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Other ways to get involved

ACU Community Engagement

Ours is a culture of service. Learn how we stand up for people in need and causes that matter.

Widening participation

We partner with primary and secondary schools in low socioeconomic regions to encourage access to higher education, raising student awareness about pursuing a brighter future through university study.

Learn about widening participations

Research engagement

As a university committed to research excellence, we collaborate with industry, government, NGOs and community organisations to create real change and sustainable outcomes.

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Clemente Australia

Find out about our involvement in Clemente Australia, a program that empowers Australians experiencing multiple disadvantages and social isolation with university education.

View more about Clemente

About us

Meet the ACU Engagement team, find out how to contact us, and learn more about our mission to provide meaningful engagement opportunities.

Read about ACU Engagement
ACU Community Engagement

Our programs

Get a snapshot of recent programs and projects formed in collaboration with our community partners, from tutoring programs in New South Wales to homework clubs in Queensland and Victoria.

ACU Community Engagement
“Engagement gives students and staff greater understanding of themselves, of others, and of the settings in which their learning can have a positive effect. It offers concrete examples of their moral and ethical obligations as citizens and human beings, and of the relevance of the Gospel in their lives.

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First Peoples and Equity Pathways

Get in touch with our First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate, read our Acknowledgement of Country, and register your interest.

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Gain work experience

Accelerate your employability while you study. Find a job on campus, browse work opportunities and access our Career Development Service.

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Core Curriculum

See the world in new ways with our Core Curriculum, three units designed to give you the time to reflect on how to improve your world. 

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