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Application Through Tertiary Admission Centres Direct Entry Application
Certification of Documentation by Authorised University Staff Certification of Documentation by Authorised Persons Outside the University
Obtaining a Direct Entry Application Form - Further Information Lodging a Direct Entry Form

Application Through Tertiary Admission Centres

Unless otherwise stated in the relevant course information, applicants for undergraduate courses should apply through the relevant state Tertiary Admissions Centre. For details of admission requirements refer to the relevant course information in this Handbook.

Visit the Prospective Students website at .

Direct Entry Application

Applicants to direct entry courses must complete a "Direct Entry Application Form' and return it to the ACU National Admissions Section.

Applicants MUST provide certified copies of any previous qualification and/or any other supporting documentation in relation to their application. Examples of such documents include:

Documentation must be certified using one of the two methods listed below. Documentation not properly certified will be returned and may delay processing of applications.


Certification of documentation by authorised University staff for administrative purposes

Present the originals and a photocopy to the Student Centre at any campus of the University for certification. Student Centre staff will check the documents, verify the copy and then endorse with a stamp.


Certification of documentation by authorised persons outside the University

ACU will accept copies if they have been properly certified by one of the following: Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Declaration, Barrister, Solicitor, Police Officer, Minister of Religion authorised to celebrate Marriages, Principal in the teaching service, Town Clerk, Shire Secretary, Bank Manager, Doctor, Dentist, Pharmacist, Veterinary Surgeon, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Member of the Australian Society of Practising Accountants, Member of the National Institute of Accountants.

The copy must be endorsed by any of the persons listed above with the following information (or a stamp containing the following information).

I certify that this is a true and accurate copy of the original document


Name in Full

Appropriate position title (in accordance with the list above)

Registration No (if applicable)

Organisation (if applicable)

Address (if applicable)


To obtain the ACU "Direct Entry Application Form' or Further Information

The ‘Direct Entry Application Form’ is also downloadable from here. Contact one of the following ACU National Student Centres.

Ballarat Campus VIC (Aquinas)

Telephone (03) 5336 5361


Brisbane Campus QLD (McAuley at Banyo)

Telephone (07) 3855 7139


Canberra Campus ACT (Signadou)

Telephone (02) 6209 1116


Melbourne Campus VIC (St Patrick's)

Telephone (03) 9953 3062


North Sydney Campus NSW (MacKillop)

Telephone (02) 9739 2305


Strathfield Campus NSW (Mount Saint Mary)

Telephone (02) 9701 4012


To lodge the "Direct Entry Application Form'

Forward to:

The ACU National Admissions Section

Postal Address

PO Box 247 Everton Park QLD 4053

Street Address

53 Prospect Road, Mitchelton

From February 2003

Postal Address

PO Box 456 Virginia QLD 4014

Street Address

1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo