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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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Why choose ANU?

Our ranking and reputation, unique degree programs and in-demand graduates are some of the great benefits of choosing ANU. Discover them all.

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 Student Recruitment is coming to you!

Advisory events around Australia »

Come along to an advisory event or attend an online session to ask questions and talk to us about your study options.

ANU - Study Canberra India Scholarship »

ANU and Study Canberra are proud to offer ten (10) scholarships to high-achieving students from India commencing in Semester 1 (February) 2016.
1st Australian university in the world's top 20

ANU breaks into 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.