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Patrick Rebakis
May 26, 2017

ACU Coached by the Best in the League

May 26, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Student Engagement and Services, Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students, Learning and Teaching) are pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Folkes as the Head Coach of the ACU Sydney Rugby League Club for the 2017 NSW Tertiary Rugby League Season. As a former Rugby League great, the players have the most incredible opportunity to learn from one of the best. Steve is a former New South Wales and Australian Rugby League Representative footballer, and played over 300 games for the ...

Patrick Rebakis
May 25, 2017

Brothers Punch Above their Weight at New Zealand Open

May 25, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Two of ACU’s Elite Athletes, Tom and Will Afonczenko have both claimed medals at the Taekwondo New Zealand Open. At the pointy end of the semester when most students are in lock down mode with assignments and exam preparation, the Afonczenko brothers were locking arms with some of the world’s best fighters. The competition hosted mostly Australian, New Zealand and Asian athletes looking to score world ranking points and fight experience ahead of the World Championships in Korea next month. ...

Patrick Rebakis
May 24, 2017

Join Team ACU! 2017 Australian UniGames Applications Now Open

May 24, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Your chance to join 'Team ACU' at the 2017 Australian UniGames (AUG) is only a few clicks away! Following on from last year’s success, ACU is looking to send our strongest team to compete at the Gold Coast from Sunday 24- Friday 29 September. With over 30 team and individual sports on offer, if you are a keen and competitive sportsperson we need to hear from you! Join 'Team ACU' in our quest for gold! Simply click here to register your expression of interest, see what Sports are available...

Patrick Rebakis
May 23, 2017

ACU Swishes Gold at the 2017 Annual Intervarsity Basketball Championship

May 23, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Thanks to all the Melbourne students who competed in the championship held at Waverly Stadium. ACU sent a team of 18 students and the 3x3 Women's came away with a hard earned gold! It was a great opportunity for #TeamACU to compete against the other uni's and TAFE's in the lead up to Southern UniGames held in Geelong this year (2-6 July). Thanks to the Box Hill Institute for hosting the event 

Patrick Rebakis
May 19, 2017

ACU Sports Stars Awarded Order of Australia Medal

May 19, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Two ACU Athletes recently received one of the highest accolades in Australia North Sydney student Ms Emma Tonegato and Melbourne student Mr Mack Horton were each awarded the Medal of the Order of The Order  of Australia (OAM) for their outstanding performances in Rio last year. The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level. Emma who is currently studying the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy recei...

Patrick Rebakis
May 8, 2017

ACU Cronulla Sharks Finals Finish

May 8, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Partnership club the ACU Cronulla Sharks finished off an excellent season with both the Men’s and Women’s teams making the finals in the National Water Polo League. The Men’s team claimed the bronze against University of Western Australia (UWA) Torpedoes while the Women narrowly missed out on an opportunity for a medal after claiming 5th in a hard fought match against the University of Technology (UTS) Sydney. The juniors dominated the finals series taking home the Gold and National Titles in...

Patrick Rebakis
May 8, 2017

Join TeamACU for the Mother's Day Classic to Receive a FREE Singlet!

May 8, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Celebrate Mother's Day the Right Way! Join Team ACU to raise funds for breast cancer research by participating in the Mother's Day Classic. The annual event will be held throughout Australia on Sunday 14th May and participants can either get involved in a 4km walk or run, a 7km walk or an 8km run. Students have the opportunity to race together under ACU colours and we’ll provide a free singlet.  What you need to do:  1. Register for the Mother's Day Classic 2. Select Team ACU 3. Contact you...