Our Outreach and school programs

We collaborate with primary and high school students, teachers, parents, and the Macleay Valley community to improve education outcomes. Our aim is to help people realise their aspirations and awareness towards higher education, and providing them with the knowledge and skills to achieve their career goals.

We also offer out space to current HSC students to study before and after school.

Please reach out to our Centre Manager to find out more about getting involved in any of the below programs.

UniFuture Program

Senior students can learn about uni from current university students.

Through this program, you will have the opportunity to: talk to local students about their uni experiences; get a firsthand account of what it is like to study at uni; learn about the wide range of degrees available and the careers they lead to; find out more about tutorials and lectures and how university works; and how to best balance work, study and your social life. 

This 6-week program is designed for students in Year 11 or 12 of high school.

WINGS Mentoring Program

We are giving students in the Macleay Valley the opportunity to learn more about your future career firsthand from people working in industry.

Over the course of a year you will attend a series of 4 workshops with your mentor as well as complete 6-8 days of work experience at their mentor organisation. Workshop topics will include emotional intelligence, effective communication, goal setting and more.

The program is designed to assist with your growth and transition into the workforce in the local community.


This project brings together ANU students and local students at CUC Macleay Valley to support Macleay Valley’s year 7/8 schools students in reflecting on their strengths and how they have used them to navigate their transition from primary to secondary school. We will visit each of Kempsey’s two high schools for a day, facilitating multiple sessions each day. Through this, we aim to build year 7/8 students’ confidence and self-efficacy to navigate future transitions and changes.