We have close relationships with Indigenous communities through partnerships, events and a number of campuses located in rural areas.
The ANU College of Science, together with the ANU College of Health & Medicine, have established a fund to facilitate academic staff mobility in visiting various Indigenous communities and schools.
The ANU College of Science, together with the ANU College of Health & Medicine, offer Indigenous students the opportunity to take on a one-or two-year traineeship. The trainees will work in a specific function within Science Administration for four days a week and spend one day a week training, with the aim of building a career-path to full-time work at ANU as a professional staff member.
Relationships with rural communities
The Kioloa Coastal Campus is located on the south coast of New South Wales adjacent to the village of Kioloa, on country for which the Murramarang people have been custodians for thousands of generations and on which they have performed age-old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal.
The Siding Spring Observatory, on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran, NSW, is Australia's premier optical and infrared astronomical observatory.