Community engagement

We have close relationships with Indigenous communities through partnerships, events and a number of campuses located in rural areas.

  • Fitting and turning for world-class research

    Where does an ANU researcher go when they need to get a meteorite cut? Or a specific part tailor-made for their solar car?

    Meet Brooke Roy

  • ‘I realised I had a voice that adds value'

    The climate activist on her way to ANU.

    Meet Dhani Gilbert

  • Indigenous Professional Staff Traineeship Program

    ANU Joint Colleges of Science welcomes the first Indigenous trainees, Rachelle and Tylah.

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  • Njanjma Rangers visit RSB

    ANU Research School Biology host a group of six Bininj people from the Gunbalanya community in Arnhem Land.

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Partnerships with Indigenous organisations & communities funding »

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.

Indigenous Professional Staff Traineeship Program »

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

ANU Kioloa Coastal Campus »

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.

Siding Spring Observatory »

The Siding Spring Observatory, on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran, NSW, is Australia's premier optical and infrared astronomical observatory.