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International students - OLD VERSION

#1 Uni in Australia

ANU is the number one university in Australia and ranked 31st globally. We also boast nine science subjects ranked in the top 50 worldwide, with Earth & Marine Science and Geography ranked in the global top 10.*

ANU offers very generous scholarships to fund your study at ANU. There are also external sponsorships available. Find out more:

Scholarships & sponsorships

This scholarship offers an opportunity for students from around the world to access one of multiple scholarships available to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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By studying at ANU you may be eligible for an extra year added to the standard post-study visa.

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* QS World University Rankings 2022; QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022; Times Higher Education most international universities in the world 2020

Degree programs

Our students' experience

Providing our students with the best possible experience is one of our core values. Our small-sized classes, high staff to student ratio, highly selective admissions process and world-class facilities make ANU one of the world's best universities to study science.

How our students rate us

On the most recent QILT survey our postgraduate students rated their student experience way above national and Group of Eight (Go8) averages in all areas.

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Watch our student experience webinars and learn from our students about their very own experiences studying science, health and medicine at ANU.

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Donghee Nam

Astronomy and Astrophysics Masters student, Donghee Nam, shares his research into star formation.

Read more to see what you can acheive with a Master's degree from ANU.

Career outcomes

Sustainability, food supply, clean energy, biotechnology advancements, new materials, and health systems; these are just some of the scientific areas the future of humanity will have to rely upon. A scientific education at ANU will give you the tools and knowledge to make a difference and innovate the world we're living in.

Our research-led education means our graduates join the workforce with the latest knowledge in every scientific field. This coupled with strong industry connections, internship programs and an effective Career Centre, it's no surprise that ANU is ranked among the top Universities in the world for graduate employability (world's 66th in the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings). 

Learn about current and future employability trends in different science disciplines.

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Learn about our internships and how they can boost your future career.

Science Internship Program

Advanced standing

For more information on credit arrangement and articulation pathways please visit Articulation partnerships & credit arrangements page.

Admission process

As an international student, there are three ways to apply to ANU, depending on your circumstances. Read more about it on the ANU Admission page.

Unable to accept your offer before the deadline?

Are you waiting to hear back from a sponsor or a funding body? If you are not able to accept your offer in time, please contact