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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Areas of excellence
Areas of excellence

Strategic priorities »

ANU has an international reputation for excellence in research, education and policy expertise. As we enter the...
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...

Quick statistics »

From rankings to student numbers, in this section you will find useful statistics about ANU.
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 »

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

Plans & reviews »

The Australian National University is endowed by the nation to bring credit to Australia through the quality of its...
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,...