ACU Canberra Open Day 2022

Join us at our Canberra Campus to chat with current students and staff, discuss your study options with our experts, attend a presentation or panel, tour the campus, and take part in a range of fun activities.

Canberra Open Day, on campus

Saturday 20 August, 10am – 2pm

You can also join us online

Saturday 10 September, 10am – 2pm (all campuses)

About the Canberra Campus

Just five kilometres from the city centre, our Canberra Campus has plenty to offer. With a campus lounge, swimming pool and beautiful landscaped gardens, you’ll have a lot to keep you busy between classes.

You can find out more about our campus, including travel directions and campus maps, on our website.

Explore our Canberra Campus

Plan your day

We’re running a range of chats, presentations and events across our Open Days. Whether you’re joining us online or on-campus, check out what’s on offer below and plan your day. Please remember to register and log in to add or remove sessions to your planner.

Name Start Time End Time Open Day location Location Name Session Type Add/Remove Session
ACU Core Curriculum10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
ACU Engagement10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
ACU entry programs and pathways10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
ACU entry programs and pathways (including ACU Guarantee)10:00 AM10:15 AMCanberra301.1.19Info session
ACU Online10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
ACU Sport and the Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP)10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
AskACU – admission, scholarships, fees and HELP loans10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
Campus Ministry10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
Campus tour10:00 AM10:30 AMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Course advice – nursing10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra302.G.28/29One-on-one advice
Course advice – paramedicine10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
Course advice – philosophy10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
Course advice – social work10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
Course advice – teaching10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
Course advice – theology, including religious education10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.1One-on-one advice
Dhara Daramoolen Indigenous Higher Education Unit (IHEU)10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
Global Engagement10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
Lewins Library tour10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GTours
Library10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GAttractions
Nursing laboratory demonstrations10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra302.G.23Activities
Paramedicine clinical simulation/laboratories10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra302.G.36Activities
Professional experiences and placements – speak to current students about their experiences10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
Signadou Chapel10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra302Attractions
Sports court10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra304Attractions
Student accomodation10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
Student association, clubs and societies10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
Student support and services10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
Student Veterans Services10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberraVeritas Building forecourt (Building 301)One-on-one advice
Swimming pool10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra315Attractions
University Admissions Centre (UAC)10:00 AM2:00 PMCanberra301.GOne-on-one advice
Social work10:15 AM10:30 AMCanberra301.1.20Info session
Campus tour10:30 AM11:00 AMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Primary and early childhood education10:30 AM11:00 AMCanberra301.1.19Info session
Fees and scholarships10:45 AM11:00 AMCanberra301.1.20Info session
Campus tour11:00 AM11:30 AMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Accommodation and relocation information11:15 AM11:30 AMCanberra301.1.20Info session
Primary education demonstration11:15 AM11:45 AMCanberra302.G.22Activities
Campus tour11:30 AM12:00 PMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Paramedicine11:30 AM11:45 AMCanberra301.1.19Info session
Secondary education11:45 AM12:15 PMCanberra301.1.20Info session
Campus tour12:00 PM12:30 PMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Nursing12:00 PM12:30 PMCanberra301.1.19Info session
Campus tour12:30 PM1:00 PMCanberraCampus tours tentTours
Postgraduate education – Master of Teaching (Secondary)12:30 PM1:00 PMCanberra301.1.20Info session
ACU entry programs and pathways (including ACU Guarantee)12:45 PM1:00 PMCanberra301.1.19Info session
Campus tour1:00 PM1:30 PMCanberraCampus tours tentTours

What you can study at the Canberra Campus

Find out more about our study areas and explore the courses on offer:

Canberra Campus virtual tour

We can’t wait to welcome you onto our campus. Until then, take a virtual stroll through some of our facilities.

Campus gallery

Our Canberra Campus boasts modern nursing, paramedicine, social work and health sciences labs, free parking and transport links by light rail and bus, a library, a 300-seat lecture theatre and much more.

New on-campus student accommodation

The new Blackfriars Residence will welcome students from Semester 1, 2023. The residence is comprised of 42 purpose-built studio apartments, including two accessible bedrooms.Our student accommodation in Canberra isn’t just a place to stay – it’s a living and learning community. Access academic support, make lifelong friends and take part in sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities with the added convenience of an on-campus lifestyle.

Welcome to Country

ACU seeks to honour the important tradition of Welcome to Country. The Traditional Owners of the land on which we gather have entrusted us with this important and significant custom, which has been a part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures for thousands of years.

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