Australian Catholic University (NSW)

Career Development and Employment:
North Sydney Campus (MacKillop)

Location: 40 Edward Street North Sydney NSW 2060
Address: PO Box 968 North Sydney NSW 2059
Telephone: +61 2 9739 2368
Facsimile: +61 2 9739 2318

Strathfield Campus (Mount St Mary)

Location: 25A Barker Road Strathfield NSW 2135
Address: Locked Bag 2002 Strathfield NSW 2135
Telephone: +61 2 9701 4000
Facsimile: +61 2 9701 4059
University Switchboard: +61 2 9739 2368
University Homepage:

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is one of the fastest growing universities in Australia, with fantastic new facilities, award winning buildings, and world-renowned academics.

Known for its supportive learning environment, the University has seven campuses around Australia – in Brisbane, Sydney (North Sydney and Strathfield), Canberra, Melbourne, Ballarat and Adelaide.

Completing a degree at ACU involves much more than lectures and essays. It involves learning to think critically and be guided by social justice principles. It involves gaining the skills and being inspired to bring about change in community, profession and industry. It involves making a difference. ACU has more than 26,000 students and is recognised for its close links with industry, giving students the chance to gain hands-on experience in the workplace.

The University has a distinctly global focus, and students have the opportunity to study at more than 80 partner institutions around the world. Staff are leading figures in their field and passionate about giving students the best possible experience during their time at university.

On campus, students will find an extensive range of support services, including academic, careers and Indigenous advisers, and counselling services. To complete the university experience, student associations organise a packed calendar of events, including annual balls and cultural and sports activities.

Services and Programs
ACU CareerHub - Job advertising, event advertising ■ Display Employer promotional material ■ Careers resource centre ■ Liaison with academic departments ■  Faculty/discipline specific seminars and workshops ■ Employer presentations ■ Core skills training  Professional & Career development workshops ■ Sponsorship opportunities.

Catering ■ Seminar rooms ■ Lecture theatres ■ Videoconferencing

Equity Groups
Assistance can be provided to employers who wish to recruit candidates from equity groups at the university.

Fields of Education
North Sydney: applied public health, business, biomedical science, business, education, environmental science, law, nursing, occupational therapy, paramedicine, physiotherapy and speech pathology.


Head of Careers Service:
Lynda Mathey
E: [email protected]

North Sydney Campus (MacKillop):
Career Advisor:
Caroline Ryan
T: +61 2 9739 2055
E: [email protected]

Kathryn Williams
T: +61 2 9739 2408
E: [email protected]

Strathfield Campus (Mount Saint Mary):
Career Advisor:
Robyn Cosier

T: +61 2 9701 4080
E: [email protected]

Tina Li
T: +61 2 9701 4581
E: [email protected]

2015 Dates

Orientation: 22 – 26 February
Semester 1:
29 February – 26 June
Semester 2: 1 August – 27 November
Exam period 1: 6 – 26 June
Exam period 2: 7 – 27 November
Mid-semester 1: 28 March – 3 April
Mid-year: 27 June – 31 July
Mid-semester 2: 26 September – 30 September

Employer Visits
The ACU Career Development Team welcomes employers on campus to deliver informational presentations, experiential learning opportunities and to participate in our student careers and employment seminars. We look forward to working together with employers to support effective transition of ACU graduates into the workforce.