Projects and programmes

We design and deliver purpose-built initiatives to strengthen our members' capacity for education, research, and innovation.

ACU Equitable Research Partnerships Toolkit
A collection of practical tools and resources - specially designed to drive equity and fairness in global higher education research partnerships.
Learn more about the toolkit
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CIRCLE programme
The Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme works to strengthen climate change research within sub-Saharan Africa through an innovative dual approach.
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Partnership for Enhanced and Blended Learning (PEBL)
A unique initiative to fortify the design and delivery of enhanced blended learning courses and seed innovation in university teaching.
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Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort
Developing climate research leaders through an applied, peer-led training programme - part of the British Council's  Going Global Partnerships.
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Supporting European and African research and innovation partnerships, focused on food and nutrition security, and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA).
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Blue Charter Fellowships
Enabling researchers from across the Commonwealth to undertake diverse, collaborative projects on a range of topics related to marine plastics pollution.
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Combating the impact of climate change in low and middle-income countries by enhancing local university connection and contribution.
Learn more about Climate-U
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Commonwealth Futures
A series of ACU and British Council organised workshops that convened Commonwealth students to explore solutions to globally intersecting issues.
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Universities for our planet
A showcase for universities – and the people within them – to demonstrate how they are spearheading critical approaches to tackling climate change.
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Addressing complex and multifaceted issues underpinning agri-food system transformation, In partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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