On Campus

Staff edition

Tuesday 30 January

All the important campus news, events and opportunities for ANU staff. In your inbox every Tuesday.

The rundown - information you need at a glance

  • Please be advised that the census date for Semester 1 2024 has moved to Friday 5 April. For more information regarding census dates, please visit the census date website.

Emeritus Fellow Colin Steele speaks at Llewellyn Hall on 13 September 2023. Photo: Tracey Nearmy/ANU

ANU community members acknowledged in 2024 Australia Day Honours

Several extraordinary members of The Australian National University (ANU) community have been named in the 2024 Australia Day Honours list.

This year’s honours list recognises and celebrates 1,042 Australians. It includes awards in the Order of Australia (General and Military Divisions), meritorious awards and recognition for distinguished and conspicuous service.

Three current ANU staff and three emeritus staff members were among those recognised by Governor-General David Hurley for their outstanding achievements across a broad range of fields, and their invaluable contribution to Australian society.

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Sophie Trevitt’s remarkable legacy

ANU Reporter pays tribute to the legacy of an extraordinary young graduate who dedicated her life to changing the world. 

An award-winning human rights lawyer, Sophie led an inspiring fight for social justice issues and fearlessly campaigned for the rights of incarcerated First Nations children and their families.

In December, ANU recognised her passion and dedication to achieving social change, naming her joint recipient of the Young Alumna of the Year award.

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Meet our Commencement speaker – Ashleigh Streeter-Jones 

Described by Forbes Magazine as a “youthful visionary”, ANU alumna Ashleigh Streeter-Jones has worked in youth advocacy and campaigns since she was a teenager.

Ashleigh is a passionate change maker and focuses on closing societal gaps, particularly those faced by women and young people from traditionally marginalised backgrounds. 

Don't miss her speak at the 2024 Commencement Address on Monday 12 February. 

What's on

Staff grants and funding informations sessions

This year the People and Culture Division are running drop-in information sessions about staff grants and funding offered by the University

In Person  

Thursday 8 February, 10.30-11.30am at Marie Reay Teaching Centre, Room 2.02 


Thursday 8 February, 2-3pm, Teams via this link.

Questions? Please feel free to contact HRD.Development@anu.edu.au.

Norms, Storytelling and International Institutions in China

Friday 2 February, 12.30-2pm  

Do emerging powers reinforce or reshape the existing international order? In this seminar, Dr Lu will discuss how this crucial case contributes to our understanding of the ways in which China is shaping, and is shaped by, international development norms, and will present new research findings based on recent fieldwork. 

Register now 

Learning & Teaching Day: Connect and Inspire

Tuesday 6 February, 9am-4.30pm  

Gain valuable insight and skills to add to your teaching toolkit while engaging in professional discussion with colleagues from across the University. 

Register now 


Still seeking mentors for 2024 

The People & Culture team have been overwhelmed by interest in the Professional Staff Mentoring program for 2024, with over 170 staff applying to be mentees.  

They still need a few more mentors at Level SM1 and above to meet this demand. If you'd like to participate as a mentor, please use this link to find further information and the Mentor EOI form

Staff and family tuition fee discount 

ANU is committed to providing staff with a wide range of benefits that enable them to be at their best and fulfill their ambitions, both at work and in their personal lives. Supporting this, the ANU Staff and Family Tuition Fee Discount provides eligible staff and their family members with a discount on tuition fees for ANU courses and degrees. 

Applications for Semester 1 2024 study will close on Monday 19 February at 11.59pm.  

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The Australian National University, Canberra 

TEQSA Provider ID: PRV12002 (Australian University) | CRICOS Provider Code: 00120C | ABN: 52 234 063 906

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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