The Fox Fellowship is delighted to announce a combined partnership the two top universities in Australia. Combined, these institutions offer access to a wide variety of high quality academic resources and research facilities in two of the country’s most important cities: Canberra and Melbourne.
Australian National University
Established in 1946, The Australian National University is among the world’s most highly regarded universities. ANU continues to attract some of the best students and staff from Australia and around the world. Its reputation for distinctive research is widely recognized, and its teaching programs are among the nation’s best. ANU is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities, which provides its students and staff with opportunities for collaboration and exchange and contributes to ANU’s rich research climate. The university offers students world-class facilities, including the most powerful computer system in Australia, modern laboratories, classrooms and lecture theatres and libraries that are home to more than two million traditional volumes.
ANU has several small campuses and research units throughout Australia, with its main campus – home to nearly 17,000 students – located in Canberra, the nation’s capital. Canberra is a vibrant city nestled amongst some of the country’s most beautiful natural environments. The city boasts all the facilities and infrastructure that one would expect of a national capital. The city is home to important national institutions like the National Library, National Gallery, National Museum and National Archives. With over 200 buildings, the University campus occupies 145 hectares, located within a 5-minute walk of the city center of Canberra.
The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne has been an international leader in research, teaching and learning for more than 150 years. The University offers flexible and innovative programs across more than 300 undergraduate and graduate study areas. At Melbourne, more than 8,000 staff support a vibrant student community of over 56,000 students, including around 30% international students from over 150 countries.
The University of Melbourne has seven locations across Melbourne and rural victoria, including its main campus near Melbourne’s central business district and just a short walk from Melbourne’s city center. As the second most populous city in Australia with 3.5 million people, Melbourne is regarded as one of the world’s most livable cities. The city features a thriving multicultural atmosphere, culinary excellent, and a thriving sports scene,.
The University of Melbourne is a comprehensive research-intensive university, and draws on cross-disciplinary excellence in response to major social, economic and environmental challenges.. Five Institutes addresses a complex societal challenge of strategic importance, provide leadership in the pursuit of important solutions, and showcase the diverse research programs taking place across the University. The University also houses several smaller research units centers, engages with fifteen national cooperative research centers and five Australian Research Council Centers of Excellence.