The Australian National University (ANU) is renowned for small class sizes and exceptional teaching and research. The University's vibrant and talented campus is located in the heart of the nation's capital, Canberra, the world's 5th healthiest city to live in. ^
Ranked 1st in Australia and 27th in the world, ANU has more Nobel laureates among its staff and alumni than any other university in the country. * The University shapes students to power meaningful change by stimulating them to think differently and challenge the truth.
ANU has around 10,000 undergraduate and 11,000 postgraduate students from across Australia and around the world. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of degree programs, its main campus is on Australian Indigenous Ngunnawal and Ngambri land and provides a global meeting place for the University's talented learning community.
Students will find much to discover at ANU. Their university experience will be enriching and give them the knowledge and skills to lay the foundation for successful careers. ANU ranks #1 for Australia's most employable graduates. **
World-leading teaching and research
Students work closely with world-leading academics and explore their interests and potential through research, mentoring and hands-on learning in real-world contexts and state-of-the art facilities.
They study and grow their knowledge, skills and independence with the support of a wide range of academic, social and career development services and experiences. These include scholar communities, student-run clubs and societies and internships that can earn them credit while studying abroad, as well as career advice.
Welcoming and diverse residential community
Most students live and study in the University's welcoming and diverse residential community in Acton, adjacent to Canberra's central business district. They can walk or ride to their classes, libraries, gyms, swimming pools, supermarkets and cafes on campus or head into the city to enjoy the shops, restaurants and nightlife.
The supportive environment at ANU also provides students with medical, counselling and disability services, advocacy advice and financial assistance.
Sustainable and global student city
A sustainable and global student city, Canberra is a bustling and friendly. Easy to get around, it's home to the Australian Parliament and the country's significant cultural institutions, including the National Museum of Australia, High Court, National Gallery and the National Library.
^ Money.co.uk survey report 2021
* QS World University Rankings 2022
** Times Higher Education: graduate employability rankings 2021