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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.

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Browse our degree programs, meet our community, connect with us on social media, and keep up with important dates and information.

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.

ANU is coming to Delhi, India »

The Australian National University will be in Delhi, India from Friday 21st August to Saturday 22nd August.

ANU is coming to Mumbai, India »

The Australian National University will be in Mumbai, India from Sunday 23rd August to Monday 24th August.
ANU is coming to New Zealand

ANU is coming to New Zealand »

We’re coming to Wellington and Auckland in August. Visit us and discover the world of opportunities awaiting you at Australia’s leading university.
ANU leads Australia in global subject rankings

ANU leads Australia in global subject rankings »

ANU has secured its position as Australia's top university and been rated in the top 10 in the world in four subjects in the latest QS global subject ranking.
Parliament House

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 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.
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.
Meet our PhD community

Discover why a PhD is more than a good idea »

Meet some of our PhD candidates and graduates to discover where undertaking a PhD could take you.
Professor Brian Schmidt

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.
ANU is #1 in Australia and #23 in the world for ‘most employable graduates’.

Join the ranks of the most employable »

ANU is #1 in Australia for producing the most employable graduates according to the Emerging Global Employability University Survey 2014.

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.
Scholarships available for 2016

Research scholarships available »

Eligible applicants could receive a scholarship to undertake a PhD in 2016.
Book a campus tour with a current ANU student.

Take a campus tour of ANU »

Campus tours are an opportunity to see the campus and hear first-hand from a student’s perspective about their ANU experience.
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.