Excellence through diversity: Funding flexibility the key

As we approach the point where 40 per cent of our young people will have a university education, we need to start asking some hard questions about whether our present higher education system really serves our students and the nation as well as it might.

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Australian research and Australia’s future at the cross-roads

We are all aware of the challenging fiscal environment facing Australia and the difficult decisions Treasurer Hockey will need to make in fashioning the upcoming Budget.

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Launch of the new ANU Reporter magazine

This week ANU Reporter launched as a rich digital edition and a radical new look print edition.

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Enhancing Gender Equity at ANU

I’m proud that we now have more women in senior leadership roles at ANU than ever before, but we still have a long way to go.

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Eighteen in the global top thirty

We should all be proud that ANU leads the nation in 10 discipline areas and ranks in the top 30 globally in 18 fields, according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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ANU is a different study experience

My advice to students making their decision about where to study in 2014 is you need to look hard at the facts and not the claims.

Welcome to 'From the VC's desk'. Here you'll find my news, views and important university information. I welcome your comments and feedback.

Professor Ian Young
Vice-Chancellor and President

Updated:  28 November 2011/ Responsible Officer:  Director, SCAPA/ Page Contact:  Director, SCAPA