Education is for everyone. Our focus in the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate is to remove barriers to university participation. We foster excellence in learning and teaching, student success and community engagement for marginalised people.
Our staff work collaboratively within ACU, supporting the aspirations of our current and future students and their communities.
Learn more about our directorate, see how we’re promoting equity, explore what support we offer current and future students, and read our Acknowledgement of Country.
At the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate, we aim to lead, inspire and support success. We also know that success means different things to different people.
If you’re a future student who identifies as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, view your study, scholarship and admission options.
As a part of Clemente Australia, we seek to provide disadvantaged and socially isolated Australians with access to university education.
Through our Equity Pathways programs, we encourage students in low socioeconomic areas to engage with higher education while still in school.
The First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate and ACU work collaboratively with the Australian Government for positive outcomes for our students and staff.Tell me more
Learn about the support programs, recruitment strategies and community partnerships designed to keep and grow ACU's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.Work with ACU
Meet the team at the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate, and get in touch with us by email or phone.Say hello
Want us to contact you about what we offer you as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student? Fill out and submit our form, and we’ll reply as soon as we can.
Our Away From Base courses offer an alternative to on-campus courses, enabling you to study close to your community.Read more
Expand your knowledge and improve the lives of others while gaining a quality qualification. Learn why studying with us will enrich your life.Our difference
At ACU, we’re committed to building a culture that embeds our values of social justice, equity and diversity.View our values
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