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💬 Message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and University Experience)

I hope you have enjoyed some relaxation over the semester break and that you and your loved ones are safe and well. 

 As you will know, next week is Orientation Week and I'm sure many of you are eagerly anticipating getting stuck into university life. We are really excited to have many of you back on campus - we've missed the activity and life that students bring to campus.

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😷 Latest COVID-19 Updates

Students experiencing unexpected and urgent financial hardship this year can apply for the Student Urgent Relief Fund

Are you a residential student affected by entry restrictions from Victoria? Read our latest advice to residential students.

Campus will reopen with restrictions during Semester 2. Read the latest advice on semester two.

Travel restrictions are constantly changing. Stay up-to-date with the latest travel advice.

ANU Sport is open but has updated procedures to be COVID-Safe  

Students are invited to participate in this INTERACT blog - a space where we keep our community connected with stories around teaching innovations and educational developments at the University.


😎 Look forward to Semester 2, whether you are on-campus or at home

Your O-Week with ANU Student Central   

Do you have questions about being a student at ANU? Student Central has you covered for Semester 2.

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Virtual Orientation Week

We are just a week away from O-Week. Our Semester 2 O-Week will be virtual this year. There's something for everyone - discover a wide range of activities and events on our website.

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ANUSA Virtual Bush Week

For the first time ever, Bush Week will be happening virtually, with events such as trivia, at home crafts, club presentations and our very own ANUSA virtual concert. Keep an eye on the ANUSA FB page for more details.

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PARSA has launched their Semester Two O-Week and Welcome Week theme: We’ve Got This!

PARSA is running a variety of online activities and events to get postgraduate students excited for Semester 2.

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Canberra Writers Festival

The Canberra Writers Festival 2020 program is now live, including guest starring writers like Elizabeth Gilbert and Gloria Steinem.

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Livestreamed dance party sets with your favourite student DJs

Kambri at ANU is excited to welcome you back to Semester 2 with Music on the Screens – a series of livestreamed dance party sets.  

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💖 Wholesome news

A small group of ANU Orchestra players haven’t let isolation and physical distancing affect their passion for music. Watch their beautiful simultaneous virtual performance.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences have launched a new podcast Class Act which showcases the works and voices of its students. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.


📘 Scholarships

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships supports ambitious individuals to find innovative ways to help create a better Australia. Join the information session Tues 21 July 3-4pm AEST.

200 new international student scholarships now available. We have announced the new Chancellor’s International Scholarships. Valued at more than $4 million, we will award these scholarships to 200 high-performing international students to support their study in semester one, 2021.

We recently hosted a prestigious scholarships information session. Catch up on the discussions and explore the exciting options available to you.


🎉Events to put in the calendar

Join our former Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Governor General Quentin Bryce as they discuss a new book on women and leadership.

Have you ever taken a selfie? What if you could take one from space? Get involved in Canberra's very own Satellite Selfie!

Thinking of changing degrees? Find out what Australia’s #1 university has to offer you in 2021 at our virtual open day.

Interested in space? Join the University’s new Centre for Space Situational Awareness Research (CeSSAR) as they workshop their vision.


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