Admissions

Why Choose AU

AU believes in unlocking human potential by building a sustainable, inclusive, and engaging environment that fosters teaching, learning and research. To ensure all our students are equipped with up-to-date knowledge and skills for the real world, AU is continuously evolving its embraced pedagogy through putting a clear emphasis on innovative and experiential learning principles. A significant focus is dedicated towards growing and adding new programs of study that meet the demands and skills of the workplace. As we grow, we aim to continuously contribute to sustainable development through research that will address national priorities. AU also aims to further invest in our infrastructure, education technology tools and facilities on top of our current in-house Boeing 737-200 Aircraft and Ship Handling Simulator which provide students with practical skills-based training.

The University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center plays a prominent role in helping the institution to achieve its key goal of nurturing the students innovative and entrepreneurship mindset. In parallel, AU places importance on the overall University experience where a wide range of extracurricular activities are available so that students can pursue their passion. Our close links with the industry have led to a fortunate employment record, with alumni employed by leading public and private organizations in Kuwait and across the Middle East.

We invite you to explore what your future at AU might entail. We are here to answer your questions and guide you with your educational journey.

Admission in AU

The Australian University offers programs across a range of disciplines in Engineering, Business, Aviation, and Maritime. The uniqueness of the University lies is its flexibility to offer student’s enrollment in two distinctive educational tracks, thus widening their choices and pathways to success. Applicants can select the best track that meets their individual abilities and academic choices:

  • First Track: AU 0-2 Diploma Program
  • Second Track: AU 2+2 Bachelor’s Degree Program

Admission to AU is competitive and selective based on academic merit and seats availability.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, a student is awarded an AU qualification endorsed by Central Queensland University (CQUniversity), Australia.

Vision, Mission, And Core Values

Vision

The Admissions & Registration Department serves students, faculty, alumni, staff and other stakeholders in support of ACK’s Core Values of Opportunity, Excellence, Diversity and Integrity.
The Admissions and Registration Department is committed to excellence, challenging ourselves to be efficient and effective in our work, maintaining an environment which encourages growth, supports academics, respects people, and promotes communications and participation throughout all areas of the College.

Mission

The Admissions & Registration Department is committed to providing exemplary service to students and stakeholders by continually improving our processes and serving as the official custodian of student records by ensuring accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality.

Core Values

  • Accuracy: correct interpretation and application of rules and policies through maintaining exceptional quality in our records and processes.
  • Ethics and Integrity: demanding responsibility, confidentiality, honesty, and professionalism in our work whereby each individual is personally accountable for his/her work behavior.
  • Team Work: fostering a collaborative work environment to achieve our overall vision and mission.
    Customer Focus: consistently providing exceptional service to students and the wider University community.
  • Mutual Respect: empathetic consideration of each student’s unique needs and experiences.
    Responsiveness: providing timely, friendly, helpful, and individualized information, service, and problem-solving assistance.
  • Communication: sharing expertise and listening to our customers and each other.
    Excellence: pursuing the highest quality attainable in all our endeavors by seeking feedback to enable continuous improvement, exceeding expectations, and following through.

Application Dates

Diploma
17 October 2021 – 27 January 2022
Bachelors
17 October 2021 – 27 January 2022
Classes Commencement
6 February 2022
Transfer Students
17 October 2021 – 27 January 2022
Students who have previously studied/graduated elsewhere are invited to apply in person.
Readmission
17 October 2021 – 27 January 2022
Any student inactive for one semester or more, or students who did not register last semester are invited to apply in person.
Diploma
17 May 2022 - 1 September 2022
Bachelors
17 May 2022 - 1 September 2022
Classes Commencement
13 September 2022
Transfer Students
17 May 2022 - 1 September 2022
Students who have previously studied/graduated elsewhere are invited to apply in person.
Readmission
17 May 2022 - 1 September 2022
Any student inactive for one semester or more, or students who did not register last semester are invited to apply in person.