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Australian National University

  • QS Rank number 1 in Australia
  • Uni with most nobel laureates in its staff
  • QS Rank number 30 in world
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Key Info

  • Main campuses: Acton Campus, Canberra, Kioloa Coastal Campus Research Centre based in New South Wales 

  • Student population: 17,300

  • QS rank in Australia: 1

  • QS Global rank 30 in the world and 3 in Philosophy, 6 in Anthropology, 7 in Geography, 11 in Politics and International Studies, 11 in Archaeology, and 12 in History

  • QS score of 80% or more for overall performance, academic reputation, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, international students ratio, and international research network

  • CRICOS reference: 00120C


Australia’s flagship university, Australian National University (ANU) counts more Nobel laureates among its staff and alumni than any other university in the country, and QS is just one of many rating services that honour it as the top university in Australia. The university’s particular strengths include biodiversity, climate change, renewable energy, and regional security. It also conducts important research in medical research, engineering, physics, law, and the arts and humanities.


  • Acton Campus, Canberra
  • Kioloa Coastal Campus, New South Wales
  • Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australian Capital Territory
  • North Australia Research Unit campus, Northern Territory
  • Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales

Top Courses

Society and Culture

  • Master of Asian and Pacific Studies – unique course benefitting from Australia’s close proximity to the region. Taught by work-leading experts in the field  CRICOS Course Code: 093286M


Banking and Finance


  • Master of Culture Health and Medicine - #1 in Australia for graduate employability - the only interdisciplinary program of its kind in Australia, bringing important anthropological perspectives and social science research methodologies to the study of health. CRICOS Course Code: 082283E

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