The Australian National University (ANU) is a world-leading centre for education and research. Ranked number one in Australia and number 22 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2016-17), ANU is further distinguished by an outstanding record for student satisfaction and graduate employability.

Our ranking and reputation draws students and staff from across Australia and around the globe, creating a diverse community where everyone can feel at home.

Around 5,000 students live on campus in residential halls and lodges; a much greater proportion than at any other Australian university.

Our academic staff are world leaders in their fields. ANU is known for our high staff-to-student ratio, meaning our students are on first-name terms with some of the world’s brightest minds and mentors.

At ANU, our award-winning and innovative degree programs empower our students and prepare them for jobs of the future. We rank number one in Australia and number 22 globally ­for graduate employability (Global University Employability Ranking 2016), demonstrating that the educational experience at ANU truly helps our graduates to stand out in the global jobs market.

Our students can choose from single degrees, Flexible Double Degrees, Flexible Vertical Double Degrees and research-intensive degrees; all designed so they can tailor their studies to suit their strengths, passions, and career aspirations.

As Australia’s national university we enjoy unique relationships with government, business and other leading national and global institutions.  ANU is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities with our partners Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, Peking, Tokyo, Cape Town and Copenhagen universities, ETH Zurich, the National University of Singapore, and Berkeley, California.