Open Day 2016

Open Day 2016: Saturday 27 August, 9am to 4pm

Be our guest and discover all you want to know about ANU

Come to Open Day if you’re thinking about university study in Australia at undergraduate or postgraduate level, or you’re a parent, family member or friend keen to support a loved one in choosing the right degree and uni for them.

ANU is Australia’s national university, so even if you’re just curious about what goes on here, then Open Day is for you too.

What's on

Get the most from Open Day

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See where you can live and learn at ANU

Hop on an Accommodation Tour and ask about the ANU Accommodation Guarantee while checking out the places you could call home on campus.

The ANU schools of Music and Art are open all day. Take in a performance, see the exhibits, then check out the Glassblowing Shop to see what you could get up to at ANU. Budding scientists, head to the Lab Coat Party in our cutting-edge Science Precinct.

Find out what you can study at ANU

Talk to us about what you can study, and get first-hand advice from our students taking classes in everything from science and engineering to art curatorship and international relations.

Learn how to design a Flexible Double Degree, and build overseas exchange and internship opportunities into your study program to create career opportunities. We'll walk you through the different pathways to ANU and explain the application process too.

Quiz some of our top teachers and researchers about their work and be inspired by how they’re changing the world. You’ll discover areas of inquiry and careers you never knew existed. So if you’re unsure about what to do at uni, you could have your mind made up by the end of the day.

Get a feel for life at ANU

Whatever your 'thing', you’ll find it and others who share it within our student-run clubs and societies on University Avenue. Meet people passionate about everything from social justice, Aussie Rules' and black holes to chocolate, Quidditch and gaming.

Catch some music at Union Court, grab a bite to eat then take a break on the lawns while you picture yourself at ANU in 2017.


Warm congratulations to Adelaide Cook, NSW. Adelaide registered to receive ANU Open Day updates and is now the proud owner of a brand new bike valued at over $1000. Well done Adelaide!

And congratulations to Brianna Sparshott, also from NSW. Brianna came to ANU Open Day, completed our visitor survey and was automatically entered into the draw to win the University Starter Pack. Brianna has won the Apple Macbook, Bose noise-cancelling headphones, ANU hoodie and $250 Co-op Bookshop voucher.

Open Day app

The ANU Open Day app has everything you need to plan your ANU Open Day. Pre-plan and create your own personalised program so you don’t miss out on the activities, tours and advisory sessions that you’re most interested in. You can even rate them – we want your feedback so ANU Open Day can keep getting better and better!

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