Our expertise and experience has made us a national leader in online higher education.
Through Open Universities Australia you can study high-quality degrees with leading Australian universities.
Find out more about the universities we work with.
- Curtin University
- Griffith University
- Macquarie University
- Monash University
- RMIT University
- Swinburne University
- University of South Australia
GPO Box U1987, Perth,
Western Australia 6845
Tel. +61 8 9266 2102
Fax. +61 8 9266 2777
Curtin University, the largest university in Western Australia, is a world-class leader in education and research. With an international focus and 40,000 students across 16 locations, including Sydney, Malaysia and Singapore, Curtin ensures its graduates are skilled and prepared to make a positive contribution in the global environment. Open Universities Australia is proud to offer their courses online.Curtin University website
Tel. +61 7 3382 1999
Fax. +61 7 3382 1356
With a network of campuses across Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Griffith University is committed to progressive multidisciplinary teaching and research and a valuable online provider with Open Universities Australia. Already attracting students from more than 122 countries, Griffith's dedication to academic excellence is available across Australia through OUA.Griffith University website
New South Wales 2109
Tel. +61 2 9850 7470
Fax. +61 2 9850 7480
This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.Macquarie University website
Tel. +61 3 9902 6304
Fax. +61 3 9902 6814
Monash University is a dynamic and diverse university with over 50,000 students, over 200,000 alumni and a network of powerful international alliances. It is widely recognised for its excellence and innovation in teaching, scholarship and research. Monash University is a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight leading universities.Monash University website
GPO Box 2476,
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Tel. +61 3 9925 8980
Fax. +61 3 9925 8820
Australia's largest dual-sector institute, offering both TAFE and higher education, RMIT University proudly delivers work-related education and practical research relevant to current business and community needs. More than 60,000 students study with RMIT, and many of their courses are available through Open Universities Australia.RMIT University website
PO Box 218, Hawthorn,
Tel. +61 3 9214 4315
Fax. +61 3 9214 5026
Swinburne University of Technology leads the way with innovative and new ways of teaching, learning and thinking. It offers a wide range of study options, from pre-apprenticeships, undergraduate, postgraduate and PhDs, including online courses with Open Universities Australia. Swinburne is known for career-oriented education and encouraging lifelong learning.Swinburne University website
GPO Box 2471, Adelaide,
South Australia 5001
Tel. +61 8 8302 6145
Fax. +61 8 8302 6082
With its aspirational and international reach, the University of South Australia offers modern and flexible study programs designed to meet the changing needs of the workplace. In consultation with industry and business experts, the university produces tailored degrees that mean students graduate ready to work anywhere in the world. They are a valuable provider with Open Universities Australia.University South Australia website
- Australia Catholic University
- Australian Computer Society
- Charles Darwin University
- Latrobe University
- Murdoch University
- University of new England
St Patrick's Campus,
Locked Bag 4115,
Fitzroy MDC, Fitzroy,
Tel. +61 3 9953 3884
Fax. +61 3 9419 8188
Established in 1991 after amalgamating four eastern Australian Catholic tertiary institutes, Australian Catholic University now has seven campuses, from Brisbane to Melbourne and welcomes students of all beliefs. Specialising in arts, business, education, health sciences, law, theology and philosophy, ACU encourages its students to think critically and ethically and bring change to their communities and offer this online through Open Universities Australia.
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.Australia Catholic University website
Australian Computer Society, Level 2,
120 Clarendon Street,
(Locked Bag 36),
South Melbourne, 3205
Tel. +61 3 9690 8000
Fax. +61 3 9690 0201
Founded in 1966, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals.
Its objective is to further the study, science and application of IT and to promote and support ICT in the wider community. They provide specialised IT online learning through Open Universities Australia.Australian Computer Society website
Darwin, NT 0909
Tel. +61 8 8946 6483
Fax. +61 8 8946 6549
Charles Darwin University was formed in 2003 from merging the Northern Territory University, the Menzies School of Health Research and Alice Spring's Centralian College.
It offers a fresh approach to training, education and research, and is recognised for its Indigenous and cross-cultural knowledge, tropical knowledge and desert knowledge, and provides strong online courses for Open Universities Australia.Charles Darwin University website
La Trobe University,
Tel. +61 3 9479 2064
Fax. +61 3 9479 7880
The third university established in Victoria, La Trobe University has a diverse community of more than 33,000 students and staff. Its commitment to excellence in teaching and research prepares students to make a bold and positive impact in today's global community.
La Trobe provides Open Universities Australia with its core tenets, entrepreneurship and sustainability.La Trobe University website
Murdoch, WA 6150
Tel. +61 8 9360 2844
Fax. +61 8 9310 8480
This research-based university in Perth has a strong interdisciplinary focus and a reputation for outstanding teaching and ground-breaking research.
With more than 22,000 and 2,000 staff from over 90 countries, and campuses in Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch embraces free thinking, shared ideas and knowledge to make a difference, and Open Universities Australia is certainly part of that.Murdoch University website
New South Wales 2351
Tel. +61 2 6773 3333
Fax. +61 2 6773 3100
The University of New England is a pioneer in providing distance education and qualifications and has been since the 1920s.
Located in Armidale, New South Wales, it has over 17,000 students, and delivers more than 70% of its degrees online. It’s developed a reputation for its outstanding teaching, training and research and continues to provide flexible online learning with Open Universities Australia.University New England website
Meet the people and institutions who make Open Universities Australia an industry leader.
Our committed executive team leads the organisation in meetings its goal of providing a high quality education experience to all our students.
Mr Paul Wappett
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr Stuart Elmslie
Executive General Manager – Corporate Services (CFO)
Ms Janine Harper
Executive General Manager – Education Delivery
Mr Carlos Schäfer
Executive General Manager – Industry & Training
Mr José Herrera Perea
Executive General Manager Professional & Corporate
The Board of Directors is responsible for the direction and oversight of Open Universities Australia.
Professor S. Bruce Dowton
Chairman & Nominee Director – Macquarie University
Mr David Pitt
Nominee Director – Monash University, Member – Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee
Mr David Menarry
Nominee Director – Curtin University
Professor Ian O’Connor
Nominee Director – Griffith University
Mr Paul Beard
Nominee Director – University of South Australia, Chair – Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee
Mr Stephen Beall
Nominee Director – Swinburne University of Technology, Member – Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee
Professor Gill Palmer
Nominee Director – RMIT University
Mr Paul Wappett
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Not a member of the Board
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