ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Our location points to our unique history, ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people. The ANU was established in 1946 with a special charter – to give the nation a world-class capacity in research in subject areas which were going to be important for the nation’s future.
Our focus on excellence in research and education ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over, well-prepared to address complex contemporary challenges. ANU has seven academic colleges that house a number of schools and research centres that specialise in a range of disciplines – all relevant but some unique in Australia and our region.
ANU Global Engagement’s responsibility is to make the work of ANU accessible to our communities. Our work showcases the University’s intellectual leadership, brings to our communities the transformational experience ANU provides, helps achieve our unique national role and reflects ANU values. We engage with governments, research and teaching institutes, the public and private sectors, our students and staff, and the wider community through media, events and other activities that are aimed at contributing to conversations on major issues facing Australia and the world. We collaborate locally to serve the needs of our community, and with international partners on a global scale.
For more information on ANU see http://www.anu.edu.au/about
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