The Student Life team provides a range of programs and services to enable you to learn and grow intellectually, socially and professionally during your time at ANU. Our programs cater to various student life-cycles. We undertake activities and provide resources that support orientation and transition, extra-curricular enrichment, leadership and community building for all students. Our programs and services include:
Volunteering and Skill Development with ANU+
ANU+ is a program that formally recognises your experience and contribution achieved through volunteering. This program is open to all ANU undergraduate and postgraduate students at any time in your degree.
Mentoring Program with SET4ANU
SET4ANU is a free mentoring program designed to assist new students make the transition to life at ANU. Students who sign up for the program are assigned a later-year student volunteer who will help ease new students into their first few weeks of life at ANU
First-Year Experience is a strengths-based community for new domestic, undergraduate students who want to share their rich knowledge and skills. These students come from rural and remote, low-income/low-SES, and refugee backgrounds, or are the first in their family to attend university.
Student belonging and growth with Thrive
Thrive supports students to connect, grow and thrive at university. We offer a wide range of student and community development opportunities, peer-led events and activities, and health promotion campaigns, including our Kitchen Garden and ANU Community Connect project.
STOMP: Mentor Students from Refugee background
In collaboration with Dickson College, STOMP pairs up a student mentor from ANU with a student from Dickson college with refugee status. Make a difference and learn more here:
Faces of ANU
Faces of ANU showcases glimpses of daily life at ANU as well as exciting academic achievements of students and staff alike. Students with a strong interest in writing and communications can apply to volunteer for Faces of ANU. Guidance and support will be provided.
Student Research Conference
The ANU Student Research Conference (SRC) is the Australian National University's annual undergraduate, honours and Masters by coursework research conference.
International Student Services
The International student services provide support, social connections and advice for international students. We run a range of fun activities, events and programs to help international students feel welcomed and part of the ANU community.
Offering programs and events celebrating the strengths of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
Supporting school students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to dream big and explore their post-school options.
Our teams & Contacts
|Faces of ANU|
|First Year Experience|
|Student Research Conference (SRC)|
|ANU Arrivals - COVID-19 Pathway|