About ANU

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Our location points to our unique history, ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people.

Our focus on research as an asset, and an approach to education, ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over for their abilities to understand, and apply vision and creativity to addressing complex contemporary challenges.

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From saving rhinos in Vietnam to winning gold at the Commonwealth Games, ANU Reporter has stories celebrating the breadth and depth of life at ANU.
Areas of excellence
Areas of excellence

Areas of excellence »

ANU has an international reputation for excellence in research, education and policy expertise. Learn more about our...
Awards & achievements
Awards & achievements

Awards & achievements »

ANU is a world-leading centre for research, education and policy engagement. Here you can browse our list of...
Our campus
Our campus

Campuses & facilities »

You’ll find ANU in the inner-city suburb of Acton, Canberra in the ACT. But we also have other campuses in the ACT, NSW...
Our history
Our history

Our history »

ANU is Australia’s national university and has a unique history among Australian universities.  Learn about our history...
Leadership & structure
Leadership & structure

Leadership & structure »

ANU is governed by a 15 member Council. Our Vice-Chancellor reports to Council, while the Heads of Academic Areas and...
Strategic priorities
Strategic priorities

Strategic priorities »

ANU is Australia's national university and our strategic priorities reflect this.  We aim to be Australia's finest...
Our partnerships
Our partnerships

Partnerships »

ANU works closely with other organisations to enhance and increase the opportunities available to our students and...
Governance
Governance

Governance »

ANU is governed under the auspices of the Australian National University Act 1991 and the Public Governance,...