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: blanchs.com.au/timetables
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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
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!"
"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
"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