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 and the NT that house some extraordinary facilities that help support our teaching, learning and research.

Acton campus »

Our Acton campus is in the heart of Canberra – Australia’s capital city – in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). From here it’s an easy walk, bike ride or drive to some of Australia’s most significant political and cultural institutions including Australian Parliament House. Amongst our modern...

Kioloa Coastal campus »

ANU Kioloa Coastal Campus (KCC) is on the NSW south coast between Kioloa and Bawley Point villages. It’s easy to get here from Canberra, Sydney and Wollongong. KCC is one of Australia’s premier field stations, set on 348 hectares of unique landscape extending from the high tide mark through a...

Mount Stromlo Observatory »

Mount Stromlo Observatory (MSO) is the home of the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics. It’s about 18km southwest of Canberra city in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The administrative centre, the offices of the astronomers and students, the mechanical, electronic and optical...

North Australian Research Unit campus »

ANU North Australian Research Unit (NARU) campus is a research facility in the Northern Territory with accommodation and other resources for researchers working in north Australia and the surrounding region. NARU campus is about a 15km drive from Darwin city and about 8km drive from Darwin...

Siding Spring Observatory »

Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) is where the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics operates its research telescopes and hosts those of other institutions. SSO sits on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran in NSW. It is Australia's premier optical and infrared...