Established in 1946, the Australian National University (ANU) is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Australia. A public research-intensive university, the ANU has seven colleges and several national academies and institutes under its umbrella. The main campus of ANU is located in Acton, in the heart of the country’s capital, Canberra. It is accredited by Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) and has affiliations with the Group of Eight, Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), edX, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), and Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).
Accommodation options for international students in ANU are varied. While undergraduate students are guaranteed to find accommodation in the campus, students in the postgraduate or higher levels of study might have to arrange other residential options. The Student Affairs section in the university offers assistance in finding and arranging accommodation for international students at all levels of study in ANU. The housing arrangements for international students have student halls of residence with phone, Internet, electricity and other utility amenities.
The annual residence and meal expenses in ANU are AU$ 15,990 (INR 8 lacs and 24 thousand approximately).
The international students also have to pay a one-time registration fee of AU$ 270, an annual residential community fee of AU$ 165 and a refundable deposit of AU$ 1000 along with the regular accommodation and meal cost in ANU.