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ANU Exchange
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Australian National University (ANU) Exchange

A travel grant is available for University of Oxford students who participate in the exchange with the Australian National University (ANU). ANU is distinguished by the high quality of its research.

The exchange programme

ANU is regularly ranked among the best universities in the world and has repeatedly been ranked in the top 20 by The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) world university rankings.

Award details

Duration:Students will normally spend one semester at ANU, however applications from students wishing to spend the full academic year at ANU will be considered. It is expected that the exchanges will begin in July of each year, however this date is flexible.
Value:A travel grant is available to provide economy return travel to Australia. In addition, the award covers ANU's essential Overseas Student Health Cover (approximately A$190 per semester) and visa costs. Tuition fees will be waived by ANU; however students will be required to continue to pay the University of Oxford any fees they may be liable for. Students will be responsible for meeting their own accommodation and other living costs.



On campus accommodation is guaranteed to all incoming exchange students as long as they apply by the deadline (8 June 2016).


Students can enrol in multiple academic areas; Medicine is the only field not available to incoming exchange students.


Nationality:All nationalities
Fee status:Home/EU and Overseas
Level of study:Graduate
Year of study:All years, however it is expected that students will continue to be registered for a degree at the University of Oxford during the period of the exchange and that they will normally have completed at least one year of study prior to the exchange.
Subject:All subjects
College:All colleges

Other information

A University of Oxford selection committee will consider all the applications and the nominated candidate(s) will be forwarded to ANU. The final decision on the acceptance of the nominated candidates will be made by ANU.

How to apply

  1. The next application cycle is due to open in February 2017.
  2. The application deadline is yet to be confirmed but is likely to be in April 2017.
  3. The selection process will be undertaken shortly after the closing date.
  4. Students will be informed of the outcome of the application shortly after the closing date (if you have applied for more than one scheme, you will be notified of these separately).
  5. The successful applicant will also have to complete ANU’s online application.

Students should ensure that they read the profile to check their eligibility and should complete the checklist to ensure that their application is complete. Details of where applications should be sent are in the checklist to the right hand side of this page.