Free university program for people who have experienced hardship

Clemente is a free university program offered to people who’ve experienced hardship and would like to improve their skills in a supportive and gentle learning community. The projects offers a safe learning environment with the support of volunteer learning partners and mentors during the learning journey.

Students will study a Certificate of Liberal Arts to help build communication skills, including writing, speaking, planning, critical thinking and self-organisations from experts in their industry.

People can apply if they:

  • speak English as a second language
  • have missed Education due to hardship
  • are returning to study
  • are a refugee or asylum seeker
  • are a year 12 student and seeking an alternative option.

To find out more about the program access this factsheet. You can apply by filling out and submitting this application.

This project is a partnership between St Vincent’s de Paul Society, Australian Catholic University, Sisters of Mercy and Micah Projects.