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Prepare for a successful year

Whether you’re brand new or a returning student, 2020 Orientation Week is your chance to get in early and take advantage of the resources ANU has to offer. It’s also the perfect chance to meet people and sign up to the various clubs and societies on campus. Our number one piece of advice? Plan your week with our O-Week calendar so you can maximise all the activities on offer.

» Take me to the O-Week calendar and resources page

Coronavirus update

As we continue to monitor the situation in relation to coronavirus, precautionary measures are being taken to ensure the health and safety of those on campus. Despite this, we can confirm that classes WILL commence as scheduled on Monday, 24 February.

» Read the latest information and FAQs about coronavirus


Support for students affected by the bushfires

A reminder that ANU has set up a bushfire support bursary for students who have been affected by the nation’s bushfires over the summer. If you have been impacted by these fires, please contact us to discuss this financial support.

» I’d like to know more about the ANU bushfire support bursary

2020 ANU Commencement coming up

ANU Commencement is on Monday, 17 February. It’s a great chance for new students to meet the Vice-Chancellor, hear from great speakers, and enjoy a barbecue lunch.

» Register to attend


Help achieve an ANU free from violence

Help us develop an action plan for the ANU Sexual Violence Prevention Strategy 2019-2016. Come along to the first community engagement session on 25 February.

» I’d like to know more and register to attend a session

What’s on in Kambri this February

From classic cars to Shakespeare – check out what’s on in Kambri this February.

» Find out more about what's on


Passing the pub test

Come along to Badger and Co as part of the 2020 Alumni Weekend to see the amazing research by some of our best and brightest PhD candidates.

» I'd like to register and head along

In other news

She’s one of the people in the know in the lead up to O-Week festivities, but what is her favourite dessert and what celebrity would she invite to a party? We speak to ANUSA’s Social Officer Sophie Jaggar.

A new scholarship program and endowment has been launched by the University to give Indigenous Australians the opportunity to gain an ANU education.

Following the hail storm of 20 January, University House will remain closed into the foreseeable future due to the weekend’s rainfall which has caused further damage to the building.

The draft of the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan for 2020-2021 is open for feedback. Have your say before 28 February, 2020.

This year’s Order of Australia lecture, on Wednesday 4 March, will be delivered by Admiral (Ret) Chris Barrie, who argues that continuously reviewing the system for Australian honours will ensure it remains up-to-date with a modern Australia.

A new exhibition coming to the ANU School of Art & Design looks at the diversity and creativity on protest signs that capture a call for action on climate change.

Did you know the On Campus newsletters are published on the ANU website for a period of time after they are sent to students and staff? Here is where they are located on our website.


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