Blog posts

My Manchester Experience

by Hillary McArthur, 07 December 16

On the days leading up to my exchange, I knew I was meant to feel excited but I was actually 50 per cent freaking out, and 50 per cent sad to leave my friends and family.

What happens when life doesn't go to plan

by Lexie Johnstone, 02 December 16

When I first arrived at ANU, I had a clear idea of what I wanted from my future. Life was going to plan. I got the ATAR I needed, got into the degree I wanted at my first choice university, and was living where I wanted at a residential college on campus.

The major difference between school and uni

by Izaac Smith, 12 October 16

When I moved to Canberra, and discovered that the average amount of time that I would be in class per week was something like 15-20 hours, I was absolutely shocked.

Ella and the ANU Marketing and Advertising Society visiting OMD media agency in Sydney earlier this year.

Living outside academia

by Ella Barnett, 05 October 16

University life is hectic, so finding a balance is essential. Extracurricular activities can help allowing you to develop different skills to put on your resume and meet fantastic people.

ANU student Brody

Internships – more than just experience

by Brody Hannan, 22 September 16

One of the many unique things about the ANU is its strong connections to business, government and universities alike.

Biological anthropology: More than just monkey-ing around

by Elmie Janse van Rensburg, 05 August 16

If Night at the Museum seems to you like a great day at the office, then maybe you should become a biological anthropologist, or so advises student blogger Elmie Janse van Rensburg.

Five things an international student needs to know about Canberra

by Jesse Zondervan, 01 July 16

If you think Canberra is boring, or even worse, you’ve never heard of it, our student blogger Jesse Zondervan will change your tune.

How not to plan your summer break

by Jesse Zondervan, 01 July 16

Do you love to plan for all eventualities? Are you anxious about uncertainty? Our student blogger Jesse Zondervan suggests you go against your instincts and enjoy the freedom of spontaneity.

Exploring the region: when a three-hour trip takes you millions...

by Jesse Zondervan, 28 June 16

Where other people see rocks and cliffs, our geologist student blogger Jesse Zondervan sees another world. Join him as he visits Jervis Bay.


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