As Australia’s number one university*, The Australian National University (ANU) is recognised internationally for exceptional teaching and outstanding research.
ANU lecturers and tutors are world leaders in their fields and our small class sizes and staff-to-student ratios will give you opportunities and challenges that will help you shape the future of the world.
With six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among our alumni and staff, we’ll inspire you to confront the biggest issues and solve problems beyond your imagination.
With 50 single degrees to choose from, ANU offers the flexibility to design your own double degree from 750 possible options, allowing you tailor your studies to fit your strengths, passions and goals.
Alongside traditional lectures, our learning environment includes state-of-the-art collaborative spaces that will stimulate you to think differently, solve problems and challenge the truth, all while providing you with a safe, welcoming and inclusive home.
Informing your learning throughout your studies will be our cutting-edge research, which has been rated above or well-above world standard** and reflects our position as the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU).
What’s more, as an ANU student, you'll also have opportunities to engage with industry and government leaders through internships and participate in world-class international student exchange programs. You will also get to join in a vibrant cultural, sporting and social activities that will foster lifelong friendships and career-enhancing networks.
You can live on campus in one of our catered or self-catered residential halls. You will find yourself at the heart of our inclusive, world-class community, with Canberra, your classes, libraries, gyms, medical services and more on your doorstep. If you choose to come to ANU as an undergraduate student in Semester 1, you will automatically be eligible for our campus accommodation guarantee.
Challenge yourself and the world around you. Join ANU.
* QS World University Rankings 2020
** (Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia Report 2018–19)