Australian College of Physical Education
One of Australia’s oldest higher education institutions, ACPE was founded in 1917 as a physical education training institute for young women. The college is the leading provider of specialist undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the related disciplines of sport, dance, and physical education in Australia. As an independent tertiary institution located in the centre of Sydney’s internationally renowned Olympic Park precinct, ACPE attracts individuals from around Australia and the world who wish to launch or further their careers in the sports sector and its related professions.
The college pride itself for being able to deliver high standard programs. The lecturers at ACPE are experienced industry experts and have low student-to-teacher ratios in order to provide students with abundant access to academics, student services and support staff.
At ACPE, every student is encouraged to balance their academic work with social and sporting activities. It offers an array of internal and external sporting competitions and opportunities for students to partake in. The college is involved in various social competitions around Sydney, with teams for Handball, Futsal, Touch Football and Basketball as well as the prestigious Cheer and Dance team who compete around Australia. ACPE also conducts an internal Staff Vs. Students competition on campus throughout the year, as well as weekly fencing classes held in ACPE sports hall.
The college's state of the art campus provides students with premier learning premises, highlights include 16 tutorial and lecture rooms, three science labs, teaching gym, six PC labs, three indoor playing courts, two dance studios with sprung floors, and multiple student common areas and study pods.
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