Get to know Madhu, your 2021 ANUSA President
Madhu and her team have a long to-do list for 2021 that they're excited to tackle. Re-establishing campus life and welfare programs are at the top of the agenda.

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International Women's Day 2021
The University’s flagship International Women’s Day event will now honour one of our community’s greatest gender and age advocates, with the Vice-Chancellor announcing the inaugural Susan Ryan Oration will be held in 2022.

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Deadlines and updates
  • Friday 12 March is the due date for payment of tuition fees and up-front HECS for semester one. More information
  • Are you, or someone you know, struggling in the Canberra rental market? On campus accommodation is still available! Find out more
  • The opt-in CRS/CRN grades adjustment has not been considered by the Academic Board for 2021 and the University has returned to its normal grading processes and procedures. All ANU students can access academic support, both on campus and remotely, to assist them with their studies in 2021, as well as special consideration if needed. More information
“I’m not an anti-vaxxer, but…”
Sound familiar? A lot of us are finding ourselves saying or thinking this about the COVID-19 vaccines, after a lifetime of getting other vaccines without really giving them much thought.

We’re varying degrees of curious and worried about the COVID vaccines, but we need to be mindful of sorting fact from fiction when it comes to sourcing information.

Check out Tracy and David’s myth-busting message for a dose of confidence in COVID-19 vaccines.
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Coming up on the events calendar
Touch Sensitive - Saturday 13 March
The wait is over. This week, Australian vibe-maker, Touch Sensitive, returns with his new single ‘Lay Down’, his first official release since 2013’s cult hit, ‘Pizza Guy.’ Kambri’s music promoter Yours & Owls is providing a student offer for the concert!
Get tickets
2021 HASS and Languages Showcase - Tuesday 30 March
Current and future students can experience the breadth and diversity of disciplines available within the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at ANU, and find out about the career paths these fields can open.
Watch the video and register here
But wait, there's more!
Check out our events page for more upcoming events and podcasts! 
You’re bound to find something that interests you.
Discover something new
ANU researchers have confirmed the existence of the Earth's "innermost inner core", and its distinct properties may point to an unknown, dramatic event in the Earth's history.
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Much of Cambodian history is recorded in Sanskrit inscriptions, but very few Cambodians can read the language. A CHL scholarship is enabling students in Cambodia to study Sanskrit so they can explore their culture.
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What exactly happens on the fifth floor of the Hanna Neumann Building? To find out, you first need to break the code.
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Getting active!
Yoga your way
ANU Sport has an all-inclusive, all-encompassing yoga program for everyone! Newbies and more experienced ‘yogis’ alike can harmoniously workout in the same class. 
Check it out

Represent ANU in your favourite sport
‘March Madness’ is upon us, with the ANU representative sport calendar beginning on Thursday 11 March. Take your pick of a dozen top sports – and make some great friends along the way.
Register now!
Connect with our community
What’s better than reading a good book? Connecting with like-minded people and talking about it.  Join the ANU Alumni Book Club, a virtual community of alumni, students and staff.
Join the club
The pandemic overturned traditional ideas of social connection while also re-framing the public discussion around mental health. Associate Professor Tegan Cruwys explores our need for connection and engagement with others.
Find out more
Health is the currency of wealth. Meet Dr Elena Capatina, a macro-health expert in CBE, as she reflects on her career journey, re-thinking her teaching style during the COVID-19 pandemic and the valuable support she has received at ANU. 
Read about Elena
In the spotlight: our world-leading research
The unusual breeding history of the Earth’s largest living lizard – the Komodo dragon – has been laid bare in a new study from ANU.
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New portable technology that visualises clots forming in flowing blood in a 3D holographic livestream promises to dramatically improve screening and treatment of stroke, heart attack and coronavirus-induced lung failure.
Find out more
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