Australian National University, Canberra

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Leafy and laid-back, Australian National University provides both students and visitors with a studious, relaxed atmosphere in which to unwind. The verdant campus extends across the affluent suburb of Acton, consists mainly of parkland--with more than 10,000 trees on campus--and has a border with the native bushland of Black Mountain. Established in the year 1946, the university boasts the distinction of being the only one created by the Parliament of Australia. Plan your visit to Australian National University and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Canberra road trip planner .
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  • Stayed here on several occasions and always good.Service, location and cleanliness are all good.Walking distsnce to fine restaurants, cafes, museums etc.Overall good value for money.  more »
  • One of the most famous universities in the country. However this remains just a University without more if you don't have much research to do!
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  • In the complex of the University, there are a number of student apartment, there is also a ball field near the library. The campus is very spacious, equipped with facilities for the cyclists, pedestrian-friendly. sometimes if your lucky you may see rabbits and birds fly.
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  • Great lecturers, lots of food options, and plenty of sporting societies to join. Unfortunately, with the all the new construction going on, the main thoroughfair has been closed off, turning what should be short walks to different classes, long ones. There's also an incredible lack of places to study with just about every library and student centre packed. Those that aren't, are too far out of the way to be of any use for the average student.
  • Why does this university keep on hiding my comment? If the university does not want to be called out for allowing head of halls to target students from certain social backgrounds, then Brian Schmitt should tell head of student residences especially at Fenner to stop tailoring sexual assault lectures to students from minority and negatively stereotyped backgrounds. All these sexual and physical assaults happening at campuses around Australia are definitely not carried out by students from minority ground so why are the head of the halls allowed to perpetuate negative stereotypes????
  • Beautiful place but over the year is being redeveloped. Hope the university would preserve the beauty of nature surrounding and green scenery around campus.The big trees pathways in front engineering building and also near h.a building are to keep for years to come.
  • One of the leading Australian university with an expansive and beautiful campus. A great place to have a good education and foundation for future careers.
  • This is a huge campus. Lots of food options, near the heart of Canberra city. Amazing learning facilities and a tonne of childcare options.
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