On Campus

Student Edition

Tuesday 19 March

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

The rundown - information you need at a glance

  • Today's Telstra outage: All Telstra ANU mobiles and emergency poles are being affected. Emergency calls to 000 can still be made. You can contact ANU Security on 6125 2249 via ANU landlines and non-Telstra mobiles. Lift phones may also be affected. 

Support is available

You may have seen recent media in relation to the incident on campus last year. We understand this may be distressing for many of our community. Support is available, please contact the Student Safety and Wellbeing team for a confidential chat via email students.wellbeing@anu.edu.au or phone +61 2 6125 2211.

Book your free flu vaccination today

We are ensuring that free flu vaccinations are available for ANU students this year from Tuesday 2 April, as part of our commitment to their health and wellbeing during the upcoming influenza season.

Your free flu vaccination can be accessed through:

To access your free flu vaccine at ANU Medical Centre, Student must: 

  • bring ANU student ID (otherwise you’ll have to pay).
  • have valid Medicare or Overseas Student Health Cover.
  • for students on Overseas Visitor Health Cover, you will need to pay upfront but can claim back 100 per cent of costs from your insurer.
  • appointments are required – no walk-ins.

 To book your vaccination appointment with the ANU Medical Centre register here

ANU Open Day thank you

The Future Students, Domestic team would like to thank everyone involved in Open Day this year, particularly to those who volunteered on Saturday - we couldn't have done it without you!

Save the date for Open Day 2025 - Saturday 22 March.

What's on

In conversation with global leader Rt Hon Helen Clark

Monday 25 March, 3.30 - 5pm 

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, renowned for her leadership on a global stage, will join expert on health equity and policy Professor Sharon Friel in conversation to discuss the pressing challenges facing global health and security today. Together they will explore necessary reforms in governance and what these developments mean for the leaders of tomorrow.

Opening remarks by ANU Vice-Chancellor Genevieve Bell. 

Register now


Wednesday 27 March, 6 - 8pm

The film "Black Orpheus" raises important questions around culture and representation, with its complex intersection of a French/Italian/Brazilian co-production, set amongst the Afro-Brazilian community and based on an ancient Greek myth. How does art shape society and culture, particularly in relation to the complexities of racial identities? How does this dynamic interaction manifest itself and change over time? Find out more about these and other questions raised by Black Orpheus in the post-screening panel discussion.

Register now

What do primes look like?

Monday 25 March, 5.30 - 6.30pm

Join us for a captivating public lecture by Mathematical Sciences Research Visitor Professor Masanori Morishita from Kyushu University. Delve into the world of prime numbers and fundamental objects in mathematics and explore the historical development and revolutions of mathematics as seen through the evolving understanding of primes.

Register now

2024 ANU Susan Ryan Oration

Monday 25 March, 6- 7pm

This year, the Oration will be delivered by Padma Raman PSM, Executive Director of the Office Women (OFW) at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

The Susan Ryan Oration stands as the University's flagship International Women's Day celebration, dedicated to honouring the late Susan Ryan. Through this Oration, we aim to foster critical dialogues on gender equity and discrimination, issues that Susan championed throughout her extensive career, and which continue to be pressing national debates today.

Register now

Print anywhere, anytime

As part of the ANU Digital Master Plan, Follow-Me Printing will be soon rolled out on existing Multi-Function Printer Devices across the Acton campus. You will be able to print and scan from any of these printers, not just in the libraries. Simply swipe your ANU ID card, mobile phone or enter a PIN.  A pilot of this service will begin in June 2024.

We are excited about making your study environment more flexible and working towards a better digital future.

Read more

Learning abroad information and drop-in sessions

Want to internationalise your ANU degree? Discover the credit-bearing learning abroad opportunities available at ANU. To learn how the process works, attend an information session this semester with ANU Global programs. Alternatively, if you prefer a one-on-one conversation with a team member then prioritise attending one of the drop-in sessions.

See schedule of sessions

Have your say: ANU Medical Centre

The ANU Medical Centre has recently returned as an ANU-managed centre following four years of outsourcing to a third party. We’d like to hear from students to better understand what’s important to you and ways we can improve our services. You input will contribute to a report that will be presented to the University.

Have your say

Student Giveaways

Meet the Author Student Giveaway – Louise Milligan

We have a special giveaway for the Meet the Author event with Louise Milligan on Tuesday 2 April, 6 - 7pm 

Louise Milligan will be in conversation with Amy Remeikis on Pheasants Nest, a gripping, propulsive and brilliantly original debut novel.

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win one of two copies of Pheasants Nest and have the opportunity to have your copy signed on the night. The competition closes at noon AEDT on Friday 29 March. 

Enter here

Meet the Author Student Giveaway – Paul Tilley

We have a special giveaway for the Meet the Author event with Paul Tilley on Wednesday 3 April, 6 - 7pm.

Paul Tilley will be in conversation, moderated by Miranda Stewart, with Ken Henry on Paul's new book Mixed Fortunes.

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win one of two copies of Mixed Fortunes and have the opportunity to have your copy signed on the night. The competition closes at noon AEDT on Friday 29 March. 

Enter here

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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