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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.

Open Day 2016

Open Day 2016

Be our guest and discover all you want to know about ANU.
ANU leads Australia in world rankings

ANU leads Australia in world rankings »

ANU sets a new Australian benchmark, breaking into an elite group of the world's top 20 universities in the latest QS World University Ranking. Strive for the highest at ANU.

ANU Open Day 2016 - Saturday 27th August »

Register now for regular updates on this year's Open Day
1st Australian university in the world's top 20

ANU ranks in world top 20, number one in Australia »

The Australian National University has climbed into the world's top 20 universities and strengthened its position as Australia's top-ranked university.

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 »

Learn how to 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.
Launch your global career with a PhD from ANU

Do your PhD at Australia's national university »

Our PhD students receive opportunities for international travel, research and experience through our global connections, reputation and ranking.

Get the most from ANU Open Day »

ANU Open Day 2016 is on 27 August. Work out what you're most interested in seeing and who you want to speak to before you arrive on campus.

Getting to ANU »

Canberra has transport links with all major Australian cities and a broad choice of accommodation options
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.

PARSA awarded International Students' Association of Year »

The ANU Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA) has been named best in Australia for international students.
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.
Current student ambassadors welcome you to ANU

Welcome to ANU  »

Making the move to study at the ANU in 2016? Join us for these events to ask questions about what to bring, student services available and network with your future classmates.