Experience ANU

Missed out on something during Virtual Open Week? Don't worry, we have recorded sessions coming soon. 


ANU Open Day

Experience The Australian National University (ANU) at ANU Open Day | Saturday 14 August 2021

Want to help create and sustain the world we live in? Now is the time to study Computing, Cybernetics and Engineering at ANU. Take on the global challenges of tomorrow and make a difference in our world.

Explore your study options and find out about student life at Australia’s top university (QS World University Rankings 2022).

Discover the possibilities and learn how you can reimagine the use of technology in an increasingly interconnected world. 

UPDATE: From 12 August 2021, ACT has announced a lockdown and our Acton campus will be closed to visitors during this time. See the latest ANU COVID-19 advice. That's okay - we still hope to connect with you virtually for Open Day this year. We will be streaming information sessions, creating virtual booths, and will have on-demand video and other content available for you too.

Now available to stream: Why study engineering, computing and cybernetics at ANU

At ANU, we bring together expertise on people, technological systems, and science. Our Computing, Cybernetics and Engineering offerings engage with the breadth of world-class ANU expertise and research.

Catch up on this talk with Associate Professor Natalie Lloyd presented at ANU Open Day 2021.

Find out what it’s like to be a student here, and how the skills you’ll learn can be applied to many industries and future careers.



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What you can study

Whether you're a school leaver, international student, lifelong learner, or in business, at ANU you will get the most out of your studies. Browse all of our programs in engineering, computing, and cybernetics.


Why study engineering, computing, and technology at ANU


Top 5 in Australia and Top 75 in the world for Computer Science and Engineering (ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020).

Learn from world-class academics. Information and Computing Sciences research – including Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing, Computation Theory and Mathematics, and Computer Software – at ANU is rated well above world standard (Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia Report 2018).

Focus on the big picture. We take a unique multidisciplinary systems approach to learning, engineering smarter and healthier living environments

Make a diference with social impact engineering. ANU is a leader of humanitarian engineering education in Australia, and was the first university to offer a dedicated humanitarian engineering elective.

Shape the future of the internet. ANU plays a major role in the future development of the Web, as host of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Australia Office.

Access state-of-the-art facilities. The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is home to a range of world-class facilities used for research and teaching. Discover our campus and facilities »

Future-proof yourself with real world experiences. Through our industry connections we offer internship and work experience opportunities. Our TechLauncher and Engineering Capstone programs will also see final year undergraduate and postgraduate students work with real-life clients to turn ideas into reality.

Health, safety, and wellbeing initiatives to support you while you study. Our services include academic skills training, careers centre, mentoring, counselling, campus security, and access and inclusion supports. We support women and gender diverse people in STEM disciplines, through scholarships, mentoring, support groups and more. The Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre provides a meeting place and support base for First Nations students and staff.

Join student clubs and associations. There are over 150 ANU clubs and societies; with sports, cultural activity, and social communities ready and waiting for you. This includes the Engineering Student Association, Computer Science Student Association, Engineers Without Borders, Robogals Canberra, ANU Rocketry, Fifty50, ANU Solar Car Racing, and ANU Formula Sport team.

Aiden Matson


Updated:  10 August 2021/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing