Australian National University (ANU) proper dates to 1946, when it was founded by an act of the Australian Parliament in a suburb of Canberra, the capital of Australia.
However, in 1960 ANU merged with Canberra University College, which had been founded in 1929 under the joint auspices of the federal government and the University of Melbourne. After the merger, Canberra University College became ANU’s School of General Studies.
ANU, with a student population of nearly 21,000, is often considered the premier research university in Australia.
ANU is associated with ten Nobel laureates, namely,
Other distinguished ANU-connected individuals include the following:
According to Wikipedia,
The Australian National University is a public research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. Its main campus in Acton encompasses seven teaching and research colleges, in addition to several national academies and institutes.
Australian National University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Australian National University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Political Science, and Earth Sciences. Here are some of Australian National University's most famous alumni: