Australian National University was founded in the year of 1946. It was the very first university to be built under the Parliament of Australia.
As stated by QS Rankings the Australian National University stands among the top 25 universities nationwide. The rankings given to Australian National University by QS nationwide: Mathematics #20, Agriculture & Forestry #20, Computer Science & Information Systems #17, Modern Language #14, Philosophy #13, Earth & Marine Sciences #12, Environmental Studies #12, Linguistics #11, Geography #11 and Politics #7. The motto of the university is ?First to learn the nature of things? and the consistent academic result of the university reflect that.
The chancellor of Australian National University is Honourable Gareth Evans AC and vice-chancellor Ian Young. The Australian National University is affiliated to the Group of Eight, International Alliance of Research Universities, Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy and Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning.
The university has over 350 acres main campus. The students will find a historical significance at the main campus across Canberra suburb of Acton, Commonwealth Heritage List recognised the universities over 40 buildings. Australian National University also won the International Sustainable Campus Network Award in the year 2009 and was also ranked 2nd as the nation?s greenest university in the year 2011 as the university has over 10,000 trees in the campus.
The university has 3 more campuses at Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Northern Territory. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and National Museum of Australia are situated next to the main campus while about four of Australia?s five learned societies are inside the campus: Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Academy of the Social Sciences and Australian Academy of Law.
Australian National University has various schools for the students:
The Australian National University has various courses:
At Australian National University they have maintained the highest teaching standards with the quality of education. By focusing on academic integration along with research and practical works the university has set up a benchmark.
Australian National University offers over 750 possible courses which includes single, double, research-intensive undergraduates and graduate programs. Thousands of departments and schools support these courses. A student will definitely find the course of his choice from the wide range of courses offered by the university.
Australian National University has facilitated the students with the best in academic and non- academic areas.
Firstly considering the academic ones, not only the very renowned teaching faculty but also various teaching aids and research centres for maintaining academic integration. The library of Australian National University has over 2.5 million physical volumes and the library was established in the year 1948. There are various student organizations for assisting the students and enhancing their student life experience.
Secondly considering the non-academic ones, university has various sports complexes & fitness centres. The university can refine their non-academic skills while being a student. Various plays and theatres are also available at the campus.
Australian National University has various residence halls for student?s accommodation. Bruce hall, Burgmann College, John XXIII College and Ursula hall are catered residence while Bruce Hall Packard Wing, Burgmann College Postgraduate Village, Buton & Garran Hall, Davey Lodge, Fenner Hall, Graduate House, Kinloch Lodge, Lena Karmel Lodge, Toad Hall, Ursula Hall Laurus Wing and Warrumbul Lodge are self-catered.
Alumni are the pride and identity for the university. The Australian National University has given enormous number of notable alumni. Bob Hawke and Kevin Rudd, the former Prime Ministers, judges and lawyers Stephen Gageler & Chief Federal Magistrate and CEO Cheong Choong Kong of Singapore airlines are all notable alumni of the Australian National University.
The Australian Government offers various scholarship programs. Over 33 scholarship programs are available at the university. University supports the excellence and dedication of the students by offering various scholarship programs. Interested students can follow the scholarship criteria for applying the scholarships form the university.
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