Choose ANU

There are lots of universities to choose from, but only one ANU. Browse these pages and see why we're different, and why we consistently rank among the top universities, not just in Australia but also around the world.

Discover what we mean by research-led education. Explore our study programs, including our world-leading flexible double degrees that let you combine passions and interests. Imagine immersing yourself in your studies overseas with help from an ANU travel grant. Reflect on a holistic approach to learning that gives you the tools and opportunities to create your own future.

A supportive community »

We want every student to succeed and reach their potential. Our community provides many resources and support services to help students make the most of their time at uni.
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Australia's capital city »

Canberra is a cosmopolitan city that offers an exciting blend of urban living and nature. Our main ANU campus is located on 145 hectares of parkland in the middle of the city.

Australia's leading university »

ANU has been ranked 25 in the world, and the highest ranked Australian university, by the QS Top Universities, reflecting commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Australia's safest & most liveable city »

Canberra was ranked Australia’s safest city in the Australian State & Territory OECD Rankings, and the most liveable in the My City survey conducted by the Property Council.

Best student to staff ratio »

ANU has the best student to staff ratio of any Australian university. We have a smaller cohort of students so you can engage more closely with professors and lecturers.
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Checklist for international students »

We have put together a checklist for international students that will help you in organising yourself before & after your arrival in Australia to attending orientation at ANU.
Flexible double degrees

Choice & flexibility »

ANU Flexible Double Degrees let ambitious students get more out of university. Build a double degree that expands your skills and improves your employability.

Discover what you can study at ANU »

We're one of the world’s leading universities, recognised internationally for our teaching excellence and cutting-edge research. Discover what you can study at ANU.
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Engage with leading minds »

Our students study with distinguished academics: individual thinkers who are at the forefront of their respective fields and who lead and shape the debate on a global level.

Guaranteed accommodation »

New first-year undergraduate students from outside the region are guaranteed accommodation on-campus in their first year at ANU, provided they meet the conditions.

Join the ranks of the most employable »

ANU is number one in Australia for producing the most employable graduates according to the NYT Global Employability University Ranking survey.

Meet & greet »

We offer a free meet & greet services at both the airport and the bus station during semester one and semester two orientation.
Student Sessions - Why ANU?

Promotional information & videos »

We have a helpful range of information and materials available for advisers, agents and schools to support communication with prospective undergraduate students about ANU.
Received an ANU offer? Ask ANU staff your questions at these events

Welcome to ANU »

Received an offer to study at ANU? Have questions about making the move to university? We're holding events in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and online to help prepare you.
What is ANU to you?

What do students and staff think about ANU? »

Hear first-hand from our students and staff about why they love studying and working here.
Win an ANU starter pack

Win an ANU Starter Pack! »

Accept your domestic undergraduate ANU offer from UAC by midnight Friday 23 Jan and go in the draw to win an ANU Starter Pack (includes a bike, iPad, ANU hoodie and beanie).