Australian National University, Australia

Quick facts:

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  • 18737
  • 13807
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Graduate 8,283

Undergrad 10,231

Staff Academic 1,558

Staff general 2,261

The Australian National University (ANU) is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. ANU is home to an interconnected community of scholars. The University is located in the heart of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

In 2012, ANU was ranked 1st and 2nd among Australian universities, and 24th and 38th among the world's universities by the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, respectively.

Note: ANU statistics reflecting 2010 student, research and finance data and 2011 staff data.

Student Health Service:

The Australian National University Health Service is a fully accredited primary health care facility that provides comprehensive health services to current students and staff of the University.  

The Health Service has both male and female General Practitioners and Registered Nurses who are also available for health advice and assistance.
  • Location:

Ground floor, 
Sports Union Building, 
North Road, ANU Campus
Building 18 on the ANU Online Map 

  • Opening Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Thursday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday
(Closed 12:30 - 1:25 & Public holidays)

  • Telephone:

Front Desk (+61) 02 - 6125 3598 (internal extension 53598)
Nurse (+61) 02 - 6125 9695 (internal extension 59695) (between 2pm and 4pm weekdays)
Facsimile:  (+61) 02 - 6125 0069

Postal address:

University Health Service
Building 18, North Road
The Australian National University
Acton ACT 0200

Visit Student Health Service


Student Accommodation:

Priority is given to new full-time undergraduate students whose home is outside the ACT region and have accepted an academic offer. Every effort is made to house as many students as possible, however accommodation cannot be guaranteed for continuing, local and graduate students.


Blg 77, Brian Lewis Crescent 
Canberra ACT 0200

Find us on the campus map

Telephone :+61 2 6125 1100

Fax: +61 2 6125 0737

Office Hours:

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
(excluding public holidays and the University "shut down" period over Christmas)

Visit Student Housing Service website


Food and Shops:


  • ANU Commons Café
  • ANU Union: ANU Bar, Asian Bistro, Campus Bakery, Cucina De Pasta, Degree Café, Functions & Conference Centre, Lebanese Bar, Mini-Market (Union Shop), Organix, Pakenka's, Plowman's, Rosie's Chicken, Subway
  • As You Like It
  • Bignelli Espresso
  • Caterina's
  • Chats Café
  • The Gods Café & Bar  
  • Kismet Turkish Gourmet
  • Licensed Grocer on Balmain
  • Mr Shabu Shabu
  • Purple Pickle 
  • Shanghai Dumpling Café
  • Sizzle Bento
  • Spicy Ginger Café
  • Teatro Vivaldi
  • University House: Boffins Restaurant & Bar, The Fellows Bar & Café, functions
  • Vanilla Bean Café


  • ANU Union: 3 Mobile, 7 Star Tech Shop, Bridge Lounge, Dentist, Engima Style Hairdressing, Optometrist, The Resource Centre, Ticketek, Unicycles, Union Shop (Post Office, Newsagency, Graduation Attire, Merchandise, Mini-Mart)  
  • ATMs
  • Banks
  • Co-op Bookshop
  • Daily Market - Asian Groceries 
  • Licensed Grocer on Balmain
  • MAC1 
  • STA Travel
  • University pharmacy

Visit Food & Shops website for more details


Sport Center:

The ANU Fitness Centre boasts a huge variety of free weights, pin loaded machines, cardio equipment, kettle bells, functional equipment and Olympic weightlifting platforms. The centre has many unique training facilities to assist you in achieving and exceeding your exercise goals.

The ANU Fitness Centre is a safe, fun, non-intimidating sociable gym and work out environment. It is located conveniently near the city centre with lots of parking.

Visit Sport Center website

Contact link

+61 2 6125 5111
The Australian National University, Canberra

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