“I originally wanted to study film, so I did the closest I could do: English and History,” says Andrew Pike, now managing director of Ronin Films and founder of Electric Shadows Cinema.
The university experience very often comes with roommates. Whether good or bad, some people will stick in your mind forever. Here’s what some of our students had to say about their experiences.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the collective term for the three recognised autism disorders is diagnosed around four times more often in boys than in girls.
The Australian Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) is a model that’s been adopted worldwide. But it’s an idea that has still greater potential.
The White Australia policy is long gone but white culture is so prevalent that it’s invisible, says ANU Three Minute Thesis winner ROSANNA STEVENS.
Undergraduate law and economics student JEEVEN NADANAKUMAR discovers hardships and hope in Cambodia as a World Vision Australia youth representative.
After finding each other while living in Garran Hall, TONY AYRES, BA (Visual) '85, BA '87 and MICHAEL McMAHON, LLB '82 have shared many successes together as a couple and in business.
DR JILL BESTIC reflects on the importance of family in the remote top end of the Northern Territory.
As an accidental politician, KATY GALLAGHER, BA ’91 is championing the cause for women to enter political life.
There is evidence and rumour that suggests European contact with Australia’s east coast happened before Captain Cook’s arrival, as EMERITUS PROFESSOR JOHN MOLONY explains.
ANU lost one of its great supporters in November when Joan Duffield died at the age of 104.
In its upper streams, China’s mighty Yangzi River has untold numbers of twists and bends.
Nobel laureate and former US Energy Secretary Steven Chu never wanted to get into politics but his work laid the ground for an historic climate change deal between the US and China last year.
Five minutes with ANU School of Music senior lecturer and undergraduate convenor DR SAMANTHA BENNETT.
Lecturers come in many shapes and sizes yet they all aim to bring out the best in their students.
Once rich in phosphate, the Pacific island of Banaba is now largely uninhabitable after decades of mining destroyed its landscape and buildings were left to rot.
The sheer scale and size of China’s population means that country-wide public policy and plans often affect many millions of people.
Many ANU students from overseas find themselves torn between their cultural home and a love for their new country.
Diplomat-turned-ANU academic Dr Coral Bell AO held an internationally recognised reputation as a distinguished scholar and policy maker, broke down the barriers for women in foreign affairs roles and continues to be a source of inspiration today.
A quick chat with ANU College of Business and Economics senior lecturer Dr Stephen Dann, GradCertHE ‘08.