Strategic planning

The Australian National University is endowed by the nation to bring credit to Australia through the quality of its research, education and contribution to societal transformation. Our strategic planning reflects our priorities and responsibilities to the nation, the region and the world.

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ANU Strategic Plan 2018-2021 »

Inspiring Leadership for Our Time For over 70 years, The Australian National University has worked to realise the ambitions of the visionary...

2018

Reconciliation Action Plan »

The past two centuries of dispossession and racism have profoundly impacted all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life, including access to institutions like ANU. This is the legacy that ANU recognises, acknowledges and accepts....

First Nations Governance Forum »

As Australia's national university, ANU has an obligation to constructively contribute to the discussion of policy reform and processes of significant issues concerning Indigenous Australia. The University seeks to reignite national debate about...

2016

Mental health strategy »

In recognising the increasing need for an institutional approach to mental health, The Australian National University (ANU) has developed a mental health strategy. The strategy is based on current best practice in post-secondary student mental...

2014

Education portfolio operational plan »

A key goal of ANU by 2020 is that the University will be known for educational excellence. Educational excellence means the provision of high-quality curriculum and approaches to learning and teaching. But it also means leadership in developing...

2012

Financial repositioning: ensuring ongoing excellence »

Background ANU by 2020 identifies that to achieve excellence in its core activities and to remain a world class university, ANU needs to invest in its future. This investment will be in outstanding people, world class equipment and more efficient...

Education portfolio operational plan »

A key goal of ANU by 2020 is that the University will be known for educational excellence. Educational excellence means the provision of high-quality curriculum and approaches to learning and teaching. But it also means leadership in developing...

2010

Campus Master Plan »

The Australian National University is preparing a Campus Master Plan by 2030 to guide development of its Acton campus through to the year 2030 and beyond. The Campus Master Plan by 2030 is a long-range, comprehensive plan intended to guide the...

2009

Reconciliation action plan »

Our commitment ANU is contributing to the national reconciliation process and the aspirations of local Indigenous communities. Our vision is for an Australia that provides equal chances for all, while recognising and respecting the special place,...