The Group of Eight

Australian National University (ANU)

Founded in 1946, Australian National University is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It is a world-renowned research university. The Australian National University is the only one established by the Australian Federal Parliament and qualified as a national university. Bringing together the best teachers in Australia, 94% of the subjects are rated as the world’s top level. It is now one of the members Go8, a founding member of the International Research University Alliance and the Pacific Rim University Alliance. It is known as the first university in the southern hemisphere. As a leading member of GO8, ANU has achieved outstanding achievements in teaching and research, and can be compared with famous universities such as Harvard, Cambridge and MIT. ANU has trained six Nobel Prize winners, two Australian prime ministers, more than 30 current ministers, dignitaries, outstanding scholars and business tycoons.

In the QS 2021 World University Rankings, ANU ranked 31st

Ranked first among all universities in Australia for more than ten consecutive years

ANU as the world’s leading research university

96% of the research results are higher than the world average

A five-star university in Australia selected by Australia’s authoritative university evaluation agency on student satisfaction, teacher-student ratio and faculty and staff level

The QS World University Rankings 31st in 2021. Ranked No. 1 in Australia for 16 years. According to QS World University Rankings, the Australian National University ranks No. 1 in Australia for arts and humanities, and No. 16 in the world; QS World University ranks No. 8 in the world for political science and international studies, surpassing Yale University, University of Berkeley and other leading universities in the same field; In 2020, QS World University’s philosophy and economics subjects ANU ranks No.1 & No. 2.

Top 10 subjects and their world rankings

Earth and Ocean Science
Arts and Humanities
The legal profession
Social science

International Student Scholarship

ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship

The Australian National University will provide hundreds of Australian National University Chancellor’s International Scholarships for students enrolled in the first semester of 2021. It is aims to attract more high-level international students to study undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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ANU Course Guide & Fee