The aims and objectives of ACUMA are:

1) Representing members’ interests to:
- the higher education industry
- government
- business and
- the public;

2) Delivering member services, programs and professional development;

3) Research, member resources, standards, benchmarks, skills recognition and information dissemination; and

4) Engaging Australasian students in the higher education sector in:

- intellectual
- social
- health and
- sporting activities.