New students

Welcome to ANU! If you're commencing undergraduate study, university is a new and exciting experience, a time of newfound independence, and a period of intellectual growth.

The ANU experience

Prepare to arrive information

Congratulations on joining The Australian National University! Make sure you arrive in Canberra in time to attend Orientation week. If you will be...

Checklist for domestic students

Before you arrive Accept your offer. Enrol for the first time. You must enrol before you can obtain a student card. Activate your ANU email, then...

Checklist for international students

Before arrival Organise and understand your visa. Check Australian Customs and Quarantine information - What not to bring. Organise and confirm...

Checklist for postgraduate research students

Congratulations on your candidature as a higher degree by research (HDR) student, and welcome to ANU! Starting a research degree can be a confusing...

Airport and Jolimont Centre Welcome for new students

In collaboration with Study Canberra, ANU offers a free 'Airport Welcome' service at the Canberra airport to all new undergraduate, postgraduate and...

Orientation for late arrivals

To give you the best possible start to your tertiary education, ANU strongly advises that new students arrive and enrol 1-2 weeks before Orientation...

SET4ANU Program

SET4ANU is a year-long volunteer program designed to support new students in making the transition to life at the Australian National University....