The main ANU campus is located on 145 hectares of beautifully maintained parklands in the center of Australia’s capital, Canberra. Learn more about campus here.
Canberra is a cosmopolitan city that offers an exciting blend of urban living and nature. Situated on the ancient lands of the Indigenous Ngunnawal people, Canberra’s name is thought to mean ‘meeting place’.
Canberra enjoys more hours of sunshine in a day than any other city in Australia. There are four distinct seasons and students can take advantage of mountain biking at Mount Stromlo, sailing on Lake Burley Griffin, skiing in the Snowy Mountains, along with a wide range of other outdoor pursuits.
As the seat of the Australian Government, the city is home to national museums, galleries, memorials, collections, and research institutions that hold the shared stories and knowledge of the nation.
Canberra is home to diplomats and visitors from all over the world - adding to the multicultural flavor and diversity of the city.
Take a virtual tour of Canberra!
Accommodation at The Australian National University offers you a unique collegiate experience in a diverse community. You can choose from catered or self-catered options.
Our residences offer a range of living styles which range from single studio or multi-share apartments through to dormitory style living.
A single application covers all student accommodation.