Strategic priorities

ANU has an international reputation for excellence in research, education and policy expertise. Learn more about our areas of excellence and the strategic priority we place on them.

Research »

Research is central to everything we do at ANU. It shapes the educational experience we provide to students and enables us to be a leading voice on issues of national and international importance. We invest heavily in research activities and infrastructure to attract, nurture and retain world-...

Education »

Education at ANU is shaped by our culture of intensive research. Our students are taught by, and work with, active researchers at all levels of achievement. This ensures a contemporary education based in learning and discovery, not just knowledge transfer. Being part of an active network of...

Policy »

ANU is a leading voice in national and international policy development and debate. Our researchers work with government, industry and non-government organisations to apply research expertise to key policy challenges facing Australia and our region. ANU works strategically with the Australian...