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 excellence in research and education ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over, well-prepared to address complex contemporary challenges.

Academic areas
Academic areas

Academic Colleges »

ANU has seven academic colleges that house a number of schools and research centres that specialise in a range of...
University Executive
University Executive

University Executive »

The ANU Executive Leadership Team is headed by our Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer Professor...

National Institutes Grant »

The ANU was established in 1946 with a special charter – to give the nation a world-class capacity in research in...
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...
Strategic priorities
Strategic priorities

Strategic planning »

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

Global engagement »

ANU Global Engagement's responsibility is to make the work of ANU accessible to our communities. Our work showcases the...

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...
Governance
Governance

Governance »

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

Our history »

ANU is Australia's national university and has a unique history among Australian universities. Learn about our history...