It’s time to join Australia's leading university


Choosing to study at the Australian National University (ANU) opens up a world of opportunities to reach your fullest potential and shape our shared future.

Our beautiful and vibrant campus in the heart of Australia’s national capital, Canberra, is a hub of knowledge, discovery, and innovation. At ANU, you'll learn from world-leading academics, meet life-long friends, and engage in enriching courses that broaden your horizons. We offer a unique accommodation guarantee for first-year students, ensuring a supportive living environment from day one. Our prestigious scholarships, including the Chancellor's Scholarship with up to 50% off your tuition fee, help recognise your already outstanding achievements.

It's time to shape tomorrow and join us at ANU, Australia's leading university.

ANU campus

Why study at ANU?

#1 Most liveable city in Australia

Life in Australia Report 2019

#1 Most international university in Australia

Times Higher Education Rankings 2023

#1 Most employable graduates in Australia

Times Higher Education Rankings 2022

5 Stars for student to staff ratio

Good Universities Guide 2023

6 Nobel laureates among our staff and alumni

11 Subjects ranked in world top 20

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023



The ANU Chancellor's International Scholarship will award a tuition fee reduction of 25% or 50% to high calibre students to commence study at ANU.

Professional networking

Professional networking

Build an enviable professional network with the community of future leaders at ANU. It’s time to be part of a high-achieving community and work closely with globally-renowned academics to help shape our future.

Accommodation guarantee

Accommodation guarantee

ANU guarantees an offer of accommodation in one of our residences or other approved accommodation in Canberra for all students who apply for Semester 2 before 1 July 2024. Find your home-away-from-home.

Application tips


Following these steps will make applying as an international student easier.

1. Check the entry requirements

Learn about the minimum admission requirements to ANU and how we will assess your application.

2. Find an agent

Our educational agents around the world can help you apply to ANU. Find an agent near you.

3. Review your documentary evidence

Explore the specific documents you will need to supply with your application that will enable us to assess it.

4. Meet English language requirements

You must provide evidence that you meet the English language requirements for admission to ANU, even if you are a domestic student.

5. Explore visa requirements for international students

To study in Australia, you will need to apply for a student visa. Understanding visa requirements will help ensure your application meets these.

6. Learn about Mandatory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

As an international student in Australia, you will need overseas health cover for the duration of your stay.

7. Apply for campus accommodation

ANU offers a range of accommodation options across our campus. To apply, please submit an application on the Accommodation Portal. Please note that we guarantee an offer of on campus accommodation to international undergraduate students commencing in the first semester of their first year of study at ANU. Learn more about Accommodation guarantee at ANU and How accommodation preferences are managed.

View your options for living on-campus if you will be under 18 at the start of the semester. Your visa will require you to prove that you have organised acceptable living arrangements.

Application dates 2024

Semester 1

14 March - 15 December 2023

Semester 2

1 June 2023 - 15 May 2024

Application dates 2025

Semester 1

March - December 2024

Semester 2

June 2023 - May 2025

"The Chancellor's International Scholarship gave me the golden opportunity to study at ANU, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has provided my family and me with financial support in tough times and helped to reduce mental stress. I am grateful to the ANU community for supporting me in every possible way."

Navdeep Gill – India; College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics

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