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As the one and only state-governed Australian University, Australian National University is considered as the big player among the research Universities across the globe. Located in the suburbs of Canberra, it was established in 1946 by the Australian Parliament. Reputed for producing distinguished faculty and alumni, it is considered as an internationally-recognized institution for higher education.
Spread over 350 acres of land, ANU comprises more than 40 buildings which are officially recognized by Commonwealth Heritage List. Major attractions of campus include modern lecture theatre, research centers, library with more than 2 million publications and fully equipped laboratories.
Known for its good prospects and quality of graduates, ANU enrolls more than 10,000 undergraduates and around 11,000 postgraduate students every year. The university is a leading academic authority comprising 7 colleges. Students and researchers at ANU get the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and research in a wide spectrum of fields- Social Sciences and Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Biology, Asian and Pacific Studies, Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Law.
To nurture cross-border partnerships and exchange of alumni and current students, the University works in collaboration with ETH Zurich, Yale, and Cambridge. ANU has always been popular for educating extraordinary individuals. However, the presence of ANU alumni is visible especially in the Government sector. Notable alumni of ANU includes- Kevin Rudd, Bob Hawke, John H. Coates and Craig Emerson among others.
As the National University of Australia, ANU believes that it has a particular responsibility and role in the contemporary world to nurture and produce intellectual leaders of regional, national and global standing.