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ℹ️ Download our campus safety app: ANUOK

ANUOK is the official safety and wellbeing app for ANU staff and students. The app features include quick access to ANU Security, a personal safety toolbox, a campus map, transport and parking services and a range of other support resources.

Make sure you turn on push notifications to stay informed about what's happening that affects our community.

» Download ANUOK on Google Play

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While you're there, download the 'Check In CBR' app too, as you will need this to check in to venues on campus!

International Women's Day

To mark International Women's Day this year, a panel of distinguished speakers representing three generations of feminist legal thought will explore how we have progressed towards gender equality over the decades.

» Register for the panel discussion here


Big ideas that will help students to reconnect with each other and ANU

We are working with the 16 winners for the Ideas2Grow Competition to refine their winning ideas and begin our experimentation – the first step in the process of turning ideas into reality.

» Check out the winning ideas

Status check: COVID-19

Our Public Health Lead, Professor Tracy Smart, unpacks the current COVID situation.

Moving to the “COVID normal” stage of Canberra’s Recovery Plan is terrific news and a clear sign that, after a somewhat dynamic and confusing start to 2021, we are moving towards a new phase of the pandemic with hope for a brighter future.

But, we are still in the midst of a pandemic and need to continue to be COVID-safe.

» Read Tracy's update here


A new family joins the ANU family

Pioneering artist and ANU alumna Patricia Piccinini has debuted the companion to her famous Skywhale.

Skywhalepapa had its first official showing in early February on the grounds of the Parliamentary Triangle in a sold-out event that attracted thousands of spectators.

» Read more about Patricia Piccinini's Skywhalepapa

Image: Patricia Piccinini Skywhalepapa, 2020, Commissioned with the assistance of The Balnaves Foundation 2019. Purchased 2020, 'Skywhale', 2013, Gift of anonymous donor 2018. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program © Patricia Piccinini.


👋 Community news

When Josh Ophel speaks, he speaks with his whole body. Australian Sign Language (Auslan) was Josh's first language. He's the eldest of five, and he and his siblings are CODA: Children of Deaf Adults. Read more about Josh’s “way with words”.

ANU students are encouraged to sign-up for an experimental subject pool to receive invitations to participate in economic research projects. Students will be paid varying amounts based on their involvement. For more information, visit the sign-up page.

A trio of ANU linguists, in collaboration with the Winanga-Li Aboriginal and Family Centre, have developed a set of resources for students at ANU to support their learning of the Gamilaraay language and culture.

Are you first in your immediate family to attend university? We'd love to hear from you. Join us in our upcoming First in Family campaign at ANU.

ANU Chancellor the Hon Julie Bishop has been named the 2021 Kissinger Fellow by the McCain Institute for International Leadership.

Meet one of our Chemistry teachers, Mark Ellison, who is known for his ability to communicate complex ideas in an accessible way.

ANUSA diaries have landed and we will be giving them out (for free) from the ANUSA balcony! The ANUSA diary has all the important dates on the ANU calendar, support services info, campus map and so much more. Available to undergraduate students only.

Have you had trouble using material for your study/research because of copyright issues? Consultation on proposed changes to copyright legislation is taking place, and your feedback will help us advocate for students and researchers.

Mentors and mentees of the ANU College of Business and Economics’ unique Special Industry Project share their experience of taking on a consulting role that addresses a relevant issue at an Australian organisation.

Hear from three students starting their Doctor of Medicine and Surgery about their O-Week experience and expectations for the year ahead.


📅 Events and podcasts

Join us to celebrate ‘Connections through our Community’ at the 2021 ANU Alumni Week from Thursday 11 until Tuesday 16 March.

On Monday 8 February, we hosted a first of its kind, hybrid Grand Graduation celebration event to celebrate our extraordinary Class of 2020. Watch the video!

» Visit our events calendar for more

You can browse through our upcoming events from all across campus, or listen to podcasts and lectures delivered by the world's finest thinkers, or explore a wide range of videos from past events. You’re bound to find something that interests you.


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