Canberra Campus – The Australian National University (ANU)
Located in the heart of Australia’s political apex, The Australian National University is a university set on a large 140-hectare property, boasting luscious gardens and an expanse of facilities.
The main Canberra campus offers a wide range of courses, with most focusing on the university’s respectful stance on research.
With over 14,000 students in total, the Canberra campus offers accommodation for students, a restaurant, shop, bar and Fellow Gardens, along with a casual outdoor and dining area.
The ANU Union provides to students and visitors, a shop, hairdresser and eateries. A gym and several ovals conclude the university’s facilities.
The Student Association at the Canberra campus organises a range of events throughout the year, including a student ball, parties and barbeques.
Students with disabilities are catered for at the university, as are students with needs.
The ANU owns a small portfolio of one & two bedroom apartments offered as ‘staging’ accommodation. Successful applicants will have a transitional place to stay while familiarising themselves with Canberra and making permanent housing arrangements.
- Apartments are fully furnished, complete with linen, crockery, cutlery and appliances.
- The 2 bedroom apartments are ideal for small families (maximum 2 children).
Visit the university’s rental website to find out more.
From Sydney: 288 kilometres (about three hours drive) south west of Sydney, Australia’s largest city
From Melbourne: 647 kilometres (about seven hours drive) north of Australia’s second largest metropolis
From the beach: about two hours drive from the beautiful beaches of the South Coast of New South Wales
From the snow: about two hours drive to the Snowy Mountains, and two-and-a-half hours to the Mt Kosciusko ski fields
Australian Capital Territory Statistics
Area: 2,600 square kilometres
Population growth rate: 1.3 per cent
Median Age: 34
Average Full Time Weekly Income: $1,287
Mean Household size: 2.6 persons
Average winter temperature: 12 C
Average summer temperature: 27 C