ACAP Byron Bay

Check-out our great Byron Bay Course Guide for more information on life at Byron Bay Campus, courses and everything you need to start your study journey at ACAP.
ACAP Byron Bay
373-391 Ewingsdale Road,
Byron Bay, NSW, 2481
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Campus Overview

ACAP’s Byron Bay campus, co-located with SAE College, is on Ewingsdale Road. It is an easy ten-minute walk from Byron’s laid-back but bustling town centre.

Byron Bay has something for everyone with world-class festivals, unique shopping, a buzzing music and arts scene and a growing world-class gourmet dining culture. The campus is nestled among some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and surrounded by natural hinterland.

The upcoming launch of Byron Bay’s new Community Hub highlights the growing need for mental health professionals in the region. With the counselling job market expected to grow by 14.2% by 2026, adding 3,500 jobs.  Mika Steele, ACAP’s Byron Bay senior counselling lecturer, explains that studying counselling at ACAP Byron Bay is a rewarding career choice. Counsellors in Australia earn $1,652 per week on average.


Cycle and walking tracks connect the campus to Byron Bay town centre. There is also a bus and plenty of onsite parking for those who wish to drive.

Bus schedules:

Taxi information: or contact +61 (02) 6685 5008

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If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email

Why ACAP Byron Bay
  • Conveniently located just a short walk from Byron Bay's town centre, the campus offers easy access to transportation options.
  • Nestled among Australia's stunning beaches and natural hinterland, the Byron Bay campus provides an inspiring environment to learn and unwind in with plenty of outdoor spaces.
  • Modern facilities and comprehensive support services, including an on-campus café, free Wi-Fi, and Student Engagement and Learning Support Teams, make for an ideal learning experience.

What the Campus Offers

  • Onsite café with great coffee, pastries and savoury options
  • Modern training and lecture rooms
  • Plenty of outdoor spaces to relax in, with picnic tables, beanbag chairs and a life-sized chess board
  • Independent and group study spaces
  • Kitchen facilities
  • On-campus library with multiple study nooks
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi in all campus spaces
  • On-campus help: Student Engagement Team are accessible in the main foyer
  • Online support: Student Learning Support, IT helpdesk, counselling support plus lots more

Meet Campus Manager Ben Funnell

"At ACAP Byron Bay, we are passionate about providing personalised learning opportunities for all individuals, so that you can develop practical skills and knowledge, together with professional experience, to enhance your existing career, or help you build a completely new career!"

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"Jump in and don't be afraid. Don't doubt yourself. Formal education after a long gap can be challenging, and impostor syndrome is natural but accept it for what it is."

Scott, Diploma of Counselling Skills, Byron Bay

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"The biggest surprise for me really has been the awesome friendships I have forged with my fellow students."

Allegra, Diploma of Counselling Skills, Byron Bay

Smart study tips from the experts


At ACAP we understand the importance of providing you with support throughout your studies. Our dedicated support services on campus will support you throughout your time at ACAP.

ACAP acknowledges the Arakwal people of the Bundjalung Nation who are the traditional custodians of the land on which the Byron campus stands. We pay respect to the Arakwal elders, past, present and future and extend this respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Elders and people from other communities.

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