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Patrick Rebakis
Aug 31, 2017

ACU Athletes Top the World

Aug 31, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Two student athletes from ACU’s Strathfield campus have won medals at the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei. Kyle Cranston has taken out the gold medal in the Men’s Decathlon while Alysha Burnett has claimed silver in the Women’s Heptathlon! ACU would like to congratulate these two students on their outstanding performances while representing Australia and their university on the world stage. The Australian Uniroos squad is selected from the best student...

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 25, 2017

ACU Hockey Star Sticks Spot in Aussie Squad

Aug 25, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Congratulations to Canberra Paramed/Nursing student Niranjan Gupte who's just been selected in the Australian junior hockey squad!  Full article can be found here:  #TeamACU #EliteAthlete

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 22, 2017

Sharks Shine in Front of the World

Aug 22, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

ACU-Cronulla Sharks representing Australia in Water Polo at the 2017 Summer Universiade (aka World Uni Games) in Taipei.   ACU Bachelor of Occupational therapy student, Brooke McClean, scored the final goal in Australia’s opening match against Greece. The Aussies started the tournament on a high as they proved too strong for Greece, defeating them 10-3. The ACU Cronulla Sharks Water Polo Club is one of ACU's proud partnership clubs offering leadership, participation and competition opportun...

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 18, 2017

ACU Athletes Take on the World

Aug 18, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

As most  students are preparing for assignments and deadlines, five ACU students are on their way to take on the world at the 2017 Summer Universiade held in Taipei. Also known as World University Games, the multi-sport event will host over 12,000 athletes and officials from over 170 countries, which is set to rival the size of the Olympics. The Australian Uniroos squad is selected from the best student athletes throughout Australian Universities. ACU is proud to have the following five stud...

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 9, 2017

3x3 Basketball Stars Shoot for FISU Final

Aug 9, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Following success at the Southern University Games held in Geelong in early July, the ACU Men’s and Women’s 3x3 Basketball teams qualified for the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Oceania 3x3 World University League Qualifying Final held on the Gold Coast on 3-4 August 2017. It was an exciting prospect for these athletes as it was the first-ever ACU team to be entered in a FISU sanctioned event. This was a fantastic effort by ACU as only the two top teams from the four Regio...

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 8, 2017

The Track Launches in Style - ACU's New Student Engagement Hub

Aug 8, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

Melbourne Campus’ new student engagement hub, The Track, was officially launched to students, staff and VIPs on the evening of Thursday 3 August by Mr Paul McJannett, Director, Student Engagement and Services. Over 300 students visited The Track during the day and enjoyed activities such as soccer virtual reality, photo booth, free frozen yoghurt, tacos and heaps of prizes. The Track is a new, dynamic, indoor/outdoor space designed to engage and introduce students to co-curricular activit...

Patrick Rebakis
Aug 3, 2017

ACU Stars in Budapest at World Championships

Aug 3, 2017 by Patrick Rebakis

ACU Student Mack Horton has won silver in the 400m Freestyle and claimed bronze in the 1500m Freestyle at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary! Horton has put Australia back on the podium for the 1500m for the first time since Grant Hackett retired in 2008. Meanwhile Strathfield Bachelor Exercise Science student Matthew Wilson qualified for the 200m Breastroke Final at his first senior international meet.  The Australian Dolphins finished the world titles with a total of ten med...