The Australian Catholic University (ACU) could be a public university in Australia. it's seven Australian campuses and also maintains a campus in Rome. In 2018 it had 34,834 students.
ACU is formed of four faculties, which provide bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.
Though not primarily a probe university, it aims to extend its activities during this area
The Australian Catholic University was opened on 1 January 1991 following the amalgamation of 4 Catholic tertiary institutions in eastern Australia:
Catholic College of Education Sydney, New South Wales
Institute of Catholic Education, Victoria
McAuley College, Queensland
Signadou College of Education, national capital Territory
These institutions had their origins within the mid-1800s, when religious orders and institutes became involved in preparing teachers for Catholic schools and, later, nurses for Catholic hospitals. Through a series of amalgamations, relocations, transfers of responsibilities and diocesan initiatives, quite 20 historical entities have contributed to the creation of the university.
ACU's vice-chancellor and president, Professor Zlatko Skrbis, is that the chief military officer of ACU and is accountable for representing the university both nationally and internationally and for providing strategic leadership and management.
Deputy vice-chancellors have delegated responsibility for assigned areas of policy. These areas are academic; administration and resources; research and students, learning and teaching.