Established in 1946, The Australian National University is one of the world’s most highly respected universities. ANU is consistently ranked as the best university in Australia and 25th in the world by QS World University Rankings 2014, and the 7th most international university in the world by the Times Higher Education. The 2013 Global Employability University Survey ranked ANU graduates as Australia’s most employable and 20th in the world.
As the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), ANU students and staff have numerous opportunities for collaboration and exchange that contribute to the University's rich intellectual climate.
ANU continues to attract some of the world’s finest students and staff. Its reputation for distinctive research is widely recognised, and its teaching programs are among the nation’s best. A culture of discovery and inquiry informs all aspects of research and education, including the University’s connections with the world’s top institutions.
ANU enjoys a high ratio of academic staff to students, world-class facilities and an educational culture built on an all-pervading sense of discovery.