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Australian National University


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Australian National University Background

Established in 1946, the Australian National University (ANU) is a world-renowned research-intensive university located in Canberra, Australia. It is the only university in Australia which is created by the Parliament of Australia. Six Nobel Laureates and 49 Rhodes Scholars are associated with the university.

Australian National University Programs, Courses, and Schools 

The university comprises of seven colleges: College of Arts and Social Sciences; College of Asia and Pacific; College of Business and Economics; College of Engineering and Computer Science; College of Law; College of Medicine, Biology, and Environment; and College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The most popular programs at the Australian National University include Politics, Social Policy, and Administration; Development Studies; Law and Medicine.

Australian National University Achievements and USP

The total student population at the university is more than 23,500 students of which over 11,500 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 13:1.

ANU is a member of the Group of Eight, Association of Pacific Rim Universities and the International Alliance of Research Universities. The university awards RG Menzies Scholarship to Harvard University annually to at least one talented Australian who has gained admission to a Harvard graduate school. Other than the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University is the only Australian partner university of Yale University's Fox Fellowship program.

Australian National University has partnered with Study Group and together at ANU College, they offer Foundation programs, ANU Diploma programs, ANU Express programs and English Preparation programs.  The Diploma programs are designed for students who are interested in studying a Bachelor degree at ANU. The Express program is a one semester (13 weeks) pathway into ANU. The courses on offer within the Express program have been specially designed to provide students with the appropriate academic preparation for their intended ANU degree program. The Foundation Studies has been designed to provide students with the appropriate academic preparation for their intended ANU degree program. The Academic English Preparation (AEP) program is a ten-week course designed to equip international students with the skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia and to transition successfully to other courses at ANU College. The Access English Program aims to help students to use English in an academic context and to develop the study skills needed for university studies.

* GoToUniversity has partnered for the Diploma programs, Express programs, Foundation Studies and English language courses by Australian National University College and provides free counseling and application services for those programs.

Australian National University ?Notable Alumni

Kevin Rudd (former Australian Prime Ministers), Bob Hawke (Minister for Western Sydney), Stephen John Gageler (Justice of the High Court of Australia), John Quiggin (Professor and an Australian Research CouncilLaureate) 

Australian National University Programs

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Australian National University Cost of studies


Foundation Program

Rapid- $28,320, Extended- $34,000

Bachelors: AUD$ 39,000

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Australian National University Scholarships

1. ANU International University Scholarship

The International University Scholarships are very competitive awards that will be offered to successful overseas candidates who have attained an excellent level in their final years of schooling before applying for tertiary studies for the first time.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

The Scholarship shall be available for a candidate who:

• Has been designated as an overseas student within the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (dependents of the staff of diplomatic or consular missions are also eligible);

• Hasn’t commenced any further education after completing their secondary studies, unless required by the University for the purposes of admission;

• Is applying for admission into the tertiary study for the first time, unless it is required by the University for the purposes of admission;

• Has attained an excellent level in their final years of schooling, expressed by the excellent results in their secondary studies qualification; and

• Has applied, and received an unconditional offer for admission to the Australian National University by the date specified on the University website.

Only those students who have received a score equivalent to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 99.60 or above will be considered for the scholarship.

2. Hedley Bull Scholarships in International Affairs at Australian National University

The Graduate Studies in International Affairs program provides Hedley Bull Scholarships annually or full-time study in the Master of Arts (International Relations) commencing in semester one.

Eligibility Criteria /Scholarship Guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Master of International Relations (Advanced). (MIR Adv).To be eligible for entry to the MIR (Adv), applicants must hold a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a 70% average. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

When applying for the Master of International Relations (Advanced), eligible applicants for the Hedley Bull Scholarship should include a covering letter indicating their interest in being considered for the scholarship and making the case for being granted one. The covering letter together with the application for the Master of International Relations (Advanced) (including transcripts and references) will be considered as the full application for the scholarship.

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