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For the lives we can lead

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education. 

ACU Digital Now

The ACU is changing fast. Digital Now is our commitment to ensuring that our vibrant global network continues to thrive not just in the short-term, while COVID-19 restricts global mobility and ways of working, but longer term too.

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Our members

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The ACU has over 500 member universities in 50 countries across the Commonwealth. 66% of our members are in low and middle income countries, and 5% are in small states.

Our network covers over 10 million students and more than 1 million academic and professional staff.

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are a unique opportunity to study for a two-years Master’s at leading ACU member universities across the Commonwealth.

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Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network

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Connecting universities across the Commonwealth to develop solutions to climate change.

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Partnership for Enhanced and Blended Learning

Addressing critical academic staff shortages using quality assured, credit-bearing degree courses delivered through blended learning.


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