In addition to our seven shareholder universities, learn more about OUA's other providers.
Australian Catholic University
St Patrick's Campus, Locked Bag 4115, Fitzroy MDC, Fitzroy VIC 3065 Australia
Tel. +61 3 9953 3884
Fax. +61 3 9419 8188
Australian Catholic University website
Australian Catholic University is a public university funded by the Australian Government and open to students and staff of all beliefs.
The university has an established reputation for quality and innovative teaching, and specialist tertiary education in health, education, business and informatics, arts, social sciences and theology.
ACU is dedicated to rigorous intellectual scholarship and the individual's pursuit of truth and academic freedom. Its ethos is derived from Christian values and the Catholic intellectual tradition, and our core concern is with ethics in all fields of endeavour.
Australian Computer Society
Australian Computer Society, Level 2, 120 Clarendon Street, (Locked Bag 36), South Melbourne, Vic 3205 Australia
Tel. +61 3 9690 8000
Fax. +61 3 9690 0201
Australian Computer Society website
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, attracting a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT industry. A member of the Australian Council of Professions and the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT industry, with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT.
The society was founded in 1966. Its objectives are to further the study, science and application of Information Technology; promote, develop and monitor competence in the practice of ICT by people and organisations; maintain and promote a Code of Ethics for members of the Society; define and promote standards of knowledge of ICT for members, promote the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters; extend the knowledge and understanding of ICT in the community; promote the benefits of membership of the Society and promote the benefits of employing members of the Society.
ACS members work in all areas of business and industry, government and academia, and are qualified and experienced ICT professionals committed to the Society's Code of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct and Professional Practice. ACS membership denotes a commitment to professionalism.
Central Institute of Technology
Locked Bag 6,
Tel. 1300 300 822
Central Institute of Technology website
Central Institute of Technology is the premier deliverer of paraprofessional qualifications in Western Australia and is the major deliverer of higher level qualifications in the State. The Institute operates on six campuses located around Perth's business and cultural centres and provides high quality vocational education and training to 35,000 students each year. It offers more than 400 nationally accredited courses, ranging from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma, together with a range of customised fee-for-service training programs.
Central has developed strong connections with industry and business, ensuring that our courses remain relevant and responsive to existing and emerging industry requirements. Courses are practical, job-focused and driven by employment outcomes.
Courses delivered via Central Institute of Technology are delivered in partnership with Education & Training International (ETI).
Charles Darwin University
Darwin, NT 0909, Australia
Tel. +61 8 8946 6483
Fax. +61 8 8946 6549
Charles Darwin University website
Charles Darwin University is founded on 50 years of delivering tertiary education to the Northern Territory.
Formed in 2003 through a merger between the Northern Territory University, Alice Springs-based Centralian College and the Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University offers a fresh approach to training, education, research and knowledge application. It aspires to be recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in Indigenous and cross cultural knowledge, tropical knowledge (relevant to the wet/dry tropics) and desert knowledge.
PO Box 3279 GMC, Morwell, VIC 3841,
Tel. +61 3 5120 4500
Fax. +61 1300 094 661
GippsTAFE (Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE) is one of Victoria's largest regional TAFE Institutes with five campuses located in regional Victoria and a metropolitan campus in Melbourne. As a multi-disciplined educational provider, GippsTAFE delivers education and training through more than 300 courses to over 12,000 students every year. In particular GippsTAFE is recognised as a national leader in the area of e-learning, and holds an outstanding reputation for providing highly supported e-learning training solutions to students.
GippsTAFE is a customer-focused organisation and places great emphasis on building and nurturing relationships with industry and students. GippsTAFE provides quality-driven, responsive vocational education and training products and services that help people move forward and achieve their vocational and lifelong learning goals.
La Trobe University
La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9479 2064
Fax. +61 3 9479 7880
La Trobe University website
The University prides itself on being an internationally recognised leader in the provision of high quality education and training underpinned by a strong research profile.
The key objectives of the University are to be an internationally acknowledged centre for teaching, training, scholarship and research and to prepare students for the various needs and challenges of work and society.
La Trobe University is committed to student-centred learning and in this regard it is pleasing to report that graduates have consistently accorded a very high rating to the quality of the teaching in the annual surveys conducted by the Graduate Careers Council of Australia.
Learning Network of Queensland
52-54 Manning St, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3225 8888
Fax. +61 7 3224 4608
Learning Network of Queensland website
Learning Network Queensland is working for the future of Queensland by supporting and creating learning opportunities.
LNQ is recognised both nationally and internationally as a best practice example of education and training service delivery for regional, rural and remote communities.
Our business is primarily to foster lifelong learning so that individuals may discover the joy of learning throughout their lives and rediscover and reinvent themselves as they face new challenges.
Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE
PO Box 2614,
Mansfield QLD 4122,
Tel. 1300 657 613
Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE website
At Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE we teach what we are out there doing ourselves. Our experienced trainers and teachers work at the top of their fields and stay up to date with the latest industry technology and practices.
As a student with Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE you can be confident to get the attention you deserve and enjoy support out of the classroom to boost your career.
As a valued education or support team member with Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE you have access to meaningful and rewarding work, exciting and professional career opportunities and attractive employment conditions with a passionate and professional team across our ten locations.
South Street, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
Tel. +61 8 9360 2844
Fax. +61 8 9310 8480
Murdoch University website
Murdoch University is a research-based university with comprehensive disciplinary coverage and a strong commitment to innovation and an inter-disciplinary focus. It is a medium-sized institution with an outstanding reputation in teaching and with a strong, intensive research profile. It has achieved a Five Star Good Universities Guide rating for good teaching 10 out of the last 11 years. It ranks 8th in Australia for competitive block research grants income per EFT of research-active academic staff.
Murdoch University has also been rated the best teaching campus of all Australia's public universities by an independent national survey of university graduates.
Carlisle Campus, PO Box 1336, Midland, WA 6936, Australia
Tel. +61 8 9267 7353
Fax. +61 8 9267 7390
Polytechnic West website
Polytechnic West is one of Western Australia's largest training providers, enrolling over 30,000 students each year in its vocational education and training programs. Formerly Swan TAFE, Polytechnic West is committed to adapting to the changing education and training environment in order to deliver the most relevant and in-demand vocational education options.
By maintaining strong relationships with community, government and industry groups, Polytechnic West ensures that its students have access to education that addresses specific industry needs and provides excellent employment opportunities. Polytechnic West operates under the national regulatory framework, the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF), therefore ensuring you can be confident that all training is delivered at a consistently high standard and that your qualification will be nationally recognised. Polytechnic West offers a comprehensive range of courses through Open Universities Australia, helping to prepare you for your future.
Courses delivered via Polytechnic West are delivered in partnership with Education & Training International (ETI).
TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute
Mary Ann Street,
New South Wales
Tel. +61 2 9217 3400
Fax. +61 2 9217 4040
TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute website
Sydney Institute is a Registered Training Organisation under the Australian Quality Training Framework. It has over 76,000 annual enrolments in 750 training programs, making Sydney Institute the largest vocational training provider in Australia.
Sydney Institute's programs reflect international and local trends in emerging, growing, changing and established business and industry sectors. The Institute produces highly skilled and motivated job ready graduates willing to participate and lead the workforce in a challenging and highly competitive global economy. Sydney Institute is VET FEE-HELP eligible.
TAFE SA represents a network of three independent institutes: TAFE SA Adelaide North Institute, TAFE SA Adelaide South Institute and TAFE SA Regional. The institutes are the leading and largest provider of vocational education and training in South Australia, delivering courses to an average of 80,000 students per year across 50 campuses . TAFE SA aims to provide high quality services that enable students to gain employment, improve their current working situation and life skills, and further their career opportunities.
TAFE SA Adelaide South
TAFE SA Adelaide South has over 27,000 students across seven campuses and plays a key role in the economic and social development of the state, particularly in southern metropolitan Adelaide. This dynamic provider of training caters for a diverse range of industries and skills via the delivery of accredited qualifications ranging from Certificate 1 to Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Vocational Graduate Diplomas and Degrees.
TAFE SA Regional
TAFE SA Regional has 33 campuses located across regional South Australia (plus 11 learning centres located in Aboriginal homelands) and services around 95 per cent of the state's geographical land mass. The Institute delivers more than 300 accredited qualifications ranging from Certificate I to Advanced Diplomas and Vocational Graduate Certificates. It delivers training to more than 26,000 students in regional and remote South Australia annually.
University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway Crawley, WA 6009, Perth Australia
Tel. (+61 8) 6488 6000
Fax. +61 8 6488 1380
University of Western Australia website
The University of Western Australia is one of Australia's leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. A dynamic and progressive university, UWA is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight partnership of leading Australian universities and offers a diverse range of courses.
High quality teaching and research ensures UWA attracts outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate students from around Australia and overseas. Students who have graduated with a UWA qualification have excellent career outcomes, with UWA consistently exceeding the national average for graduate employment. With intellectual excellence and critical thinking at the heart of all UWA degrees, our graduates are leaders in all fields of endeavour at home and abroad.
World-class is our minimum standard and we strive to achieve international excellence in all we do. Our longer-term aim is to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, continuing to play a vital role in scholarship and discovery of global significance.
The University of Western Australia currently has more than 21,000 students, and operates primarily from its main campus in Perth.
UWA offers courses in Integrated Human Studies through Open Universities Australia.
University of New England
University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia
Tel. +61 2 6773 3333
Fax. +61 2 6773 3100
University of New England website
The University of New England (UNE) was a pioneer in the area of distance education, offering its first distance qualifications as early as 1955. Now with over 17,000 students, UNE maintains its status as a leading provider of distance education by delivering online degrees to more than 70% of their entire student base.
Located in Armidale, NSW, the University of New England was the first Australian university built outside a capital city. The university has developed a reputation as one of Australia's great teaching, training and research universities, and has seen more than 75,000 students graduate with UNE degrees since the university was established in the 1930s.