ACUR is incorporated as a non-profit association in New South Wales, Australia.
The ACUR Executive Committee are responsible for key decisions in policy and practice.
ACUR is overseen by an International Steering Committee consisting of senior academics with interests and international profiles in higher education and the impact of student engagement in research on graduate outcomes, as well as their contributions to research programs.
The Steering Committee acts as an influential advisory body in respect of the activities of ACUR. Currently, there are 84 active Steering Committee members, representing 30 Australian and 4 New Zealand universities and 14 other organisations and universities worldwide.