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The ACU is the voice of higher education across the Commonwealth

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) supports the development of higher education as a power for good across the Commonwealth and beyond.

As the world’s first international university network, we remain one of the most diverse, with 500+ members across more than 50 countries. 

Our work: 

  • Connects and convenes our member institutions to share best practice, and develop long-term partnerships.

  • Enhances international mobility and collaboration through scholarships, grants, events, programmes and research.

  • Bridges the gap between the higher education sector and Commonwealth governments.

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CIRCLE celebrates the success of its Institutional Strengthening Programme

CIRCLE celebrates the success of its Institutional Strengthening Programme

Last month, representatives from 20 higher education institutions across sub-Saharan Africa came ...

Colin Bezenar appointed as the ACU's new Chief Operating Officer

Colin Bezenar appointed as the ACU's new Chief Operating Officer

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) has appointed Colin Bezenar as Chief ...

Member universities working to advance gender equity across the Commonwealth

Member universities working to advance gender equity across the Commonwealth

The ACU Gender Grants are awarded annually to member universities to support the development of ...

Fiji Government contributes to Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships scheme

Fiji Government contributes to Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships scheme

More young people will have the chance to benefit from life-changing scholarships, thanks to the ...

Duchess of Sussex announces new Gender Grants for ACU member universities in the Pacific

Duchess of Sussex announces new Gender Grants for ACU member universities in the Pacific

The University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University will each receive an ACU Gender ...

Inaugural meeting of ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network takes place in Fiji

Inaugural meeting of ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network takes place in Fiji

The first meeting of the ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network took place in Suva, Fiji ...

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