Campuses & facilities

You'll find ANU in the inner-city suburb of Acton, Canberra in the ACT. But we also have other campuses in the ACT, NSW and the NT that house some extraordinary facilities that help support our teaching, learning and research.

Acton campus

The ANU experience
Our Acton campus is in the heart of Canberra - Australia's capital city - in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). From here it's an easy walk, bike ride or drive to some of Australia's most significant political and cultural institutions including Australian Parliament...

Kioloa Coastal Campus

ANU Kioloa Coastal Campus
Research  |  Student field trips  |  Conferences, retreats and workshops |  Teaching  Welcome to Kioloa Coastal Campus - the Australian National University's coastal field station since 1975. Visit the ANU's outdoor classroom at the New South Wales south coast to engage,...

Mount Stromlo Observatory

When was the last time you visited Mount Stromlo?
Mount Stromlo Observatory (MSO) is the home of the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics. It's about 18km southwest of Canberra city in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The ANU Mount Stromlo Observatory covers an area of 81 hectares on the summit of...

North Australia Research Unit campus

ANU North Australian Research Unit (NARU) campus is a research facility in the Northern Territory with accommodation and other resources for researchers working in north Australia and the surrounding region. NARU campus is about a 15km drive from Darwin city and about 8km...

Siding Spring Observatory

Time lapse of HAT-South telescope in action
The Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) is the largest optical observatory in Australia and is an important site for astronomy, astrophysics and space science in Australia. Along with several active telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the site is home to the...