Australian Catholic University - ACU reviews

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(4.01) 136 reviews

Australian Catholic University - ACU ratings

Average ratings based on 136 reviews
Overall Rating
4.01
Job Prospects
3.94
Teachers
4.35
Course Work
4.14
Time Worthy
3.88
Money Worthy
3.87
Friend Test
3.98
Support
3.83
Facilities
3.95
Industry Contacts
3.75

More about Australian Catholic University

Australia Catholic University or ACU, has 7 campuses in total across Australia. Sydney has two (North Sydney & Strathfield), then there's Melbourne, Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane and Canberra.

The majority of our Australia Catholic University reviews come from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane campuses but the courses are diverse. These include teaching/education, health (paramedicine, nursing, physiotherapy), business, arts & law.

Here are some general insights of the uni, based on student reviews:
For courses with placements, the placements can be incredibly beneficial, but be prepared to travel for them and try to organise them as early as you can;
Try to make a good impression if you're on placement;
Be prepared for the study load required, so manage your time (particularly for education, law and health courses);
Ask questions and get help from lecturers and other students;

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Positive: facilities are very nice. Close to parliament station so not too hard to get to. Placements were not too bad. Very highly rated uni so more of a chance to get a grad year after completion.

Negative: they dont take into account where y...

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Positive aspect would have to be getting access to the unis facility and equipment that helps with your learning.

Negative aspect would have to be how disorganised the unit and assignment lay outs are.

The course is ok. I'm neutral about wh...

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Nursing at ACU is truly amazing, their connection with the st Vincent’s hospital and epworth has helped me so much. I’ve been able to see all aspects of nursing as I was unsure what type of nurse I want to be. I’ve settled on midwifery. They are g...

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Positives: ACU has access to clinical practice labs that are very similar to what you may encounter in your nursing. The patients/dummies have medical histories, drug charts and some contain fake blood. This hands-on training is vital when learnin...

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Lectures are great and tutors. Clinical coordinator isn't very nice and the way they deal with people who have a physical disability

My advice to future students is: Choose wisely as to what university you attend

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The course provides opportunities for student doing research .

My advice to future students is: Personally, I would like to receive more study kits like suggestions and tips for essay writing as an International student.

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It is flexible for me as I work full time and can attend evening classes

My advice to future students is: Take up additional support services provided if you need assistance eg. essay writing

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Positive; everything is gone through in detail, there is a lot of help provided at uni
Negative; there are no negative aspects

My advice to future students is: Go to orientation day to get the most information about uni

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Positive-placements are organised thoroughly in advance and we are given a good amount of time to prepare
Negative- I do not like the IBL method they use to teach (getting into groups and answering questions every single class). I feel like I do...

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The course does not prepare you practically enough. Theoretically they are fantastic. But practically i was under prepared to commence my career

My advice to future students is: You only get out of tutorials what you put in. Ask lots of questio...

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