Join a unique community working in a range of cutting-edge disciplines to inspire, inform and educate audiences.
We understand the importance of freedom, so you can create your own unique journey by choosing from one of our specialist creative arts and communications degrees.
On campus you will study in state-of-the-art facilities like arts studios, galleries, sound and video production studios, and multimedia facilities. And off-campus you’ll get hands-on experience with our work integrated learning, allowing you to connect learning with practice through industry placements, professional experience and internships.
As a graduate, you will be ready to work in a range of fields including drama, creative writing, graphic design, literature, media, music, visual arts, social media, online journalism and more. If you don’t meet the state-based requirements for entry into your degree, don’t panic. There are lots of ways into arts and communications at ACU. to get started.
“I’ve loved the fantastic travel opportunities at ACU. I’ve been lucky enough to go to Rome, and I am about to jet off to Venice. ACU makes travelling and studying readily accessible.
I hope to make an impact by entering an arts management role... I want to help other artists reach their full potential. I understand the ‘struggling artist’ life, and I think my skills are best suited to helping passionate and devoted artists realise their dreams.”
Professor Michael Ondaatje is the National Head of the School of Arts, and a Research Associate at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
He was awarded his PhD with distinction from the University of Western Australia in 2008, and his thesis on African-American conservatism was recognised with the Robert Street Prize for the most outstanding PhD across all of the university’s disciplines.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.
We believe great work that makes a positive impact should be recognised – and rewarded. So if you are regularly volunteering, we invite you to apply for our Community Achiever Program (CAP). If you are accepted into the program, you’ll receive an offer into an undergraduate degree as early as August. And you’ll become part of ACU’s CAP community.