About us

For over twenty years Open Universities Australia has opened the doors for students undertaking online higher education or professional development. We are proud and committed to helping students succeed on their study journeys. OUA recognises students' need for flexible learning schedules that fit into their lives, and our goal is to provide an education that fits your lifestyle.

Who we are

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.

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

Logan Campus,
Griffith University,
Queensland 4131

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

Balaclava Road,
North Ryde,
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

Victoria 3800

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,
Victoria 3122

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

St Patrick's Campus,
Locked Bag 4115,
Fitzroy MDC, Fitzroy,
Victoria 3065

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

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,
Victoria 3086

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

South Street,
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

University of
New England,
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


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