Australian National University

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Group.png Australian National University  
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MottoNaturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum
Type• Public
• National
Sponsored byThe Ford Foundation
Many Deep State and military/intelligence ties

The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. Its main campus in Acton encompasses seven teaching and research colleges, in addition to several national academies and institutes.[1] It is ranked as the number one University in Australia and number one in the Southern Hemisphere, by the 2021 QS World University Rankings.

Established in 1946, ANU is the only university to have been created by the Parliament of Australia. It traces its origins to Canberra University College, which was established in 1929 and was integrated into ANU in 1960.[2] ANU enrolls 10,052 undergraduate and 10,840 postgraduate students and employs 3,753 staff.[3] The university's endowment stood at A$1.8 billion as of 2018.[4]

ANU is regarded as one of the world's leading research universities. It is ranked first in Australia and the whole of Oceania, 31st in the world by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, and 59th in the world (third in Australia) by the 2021 Times Higher Education.[5] In the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking, an annual ranking of university graduates' employability, ANU was ranked 15st in the world (first in Australia).[6] ANU was named the world's seventh (first in Australia) most international university in a 2017 study by Times Higher Education.[7] According to the 2020 QS World University by Subject, the university was ranked among the top 10 in the world for anthropology, earth and marine sciences, geography, geology, philosophy, politics, and sociology.[8]

ANU counts six Nobel laureates and 49 Rhodes scholars[9] among its faculty and alumni.[10] The university has educated two prime ministers, 30 current Australian ambassadors and more than a dozen current heads of government departments of Australia. The latest releases of ANU's scholarly publications are held through ANU Press online.[11]



A Group Headquartered HereDescription
East Asia ForumAsia Pacific region analysis, mostly with predictable Western outlook.


Event Sponsored

The Ford FoundationIn addition to its own billionaire agenda, also known to have been $$$ middleman for covert CIA funding.


Alumni on Wikispooks

Sofia BorgesDiplomatInteresting CV, attended Event 201, Timor-Leste/Permanent Representative of the UN
Andrew Bragg11 July 1984AustraliaPoliticianAustralian Senator; WEF/Young Global Leaders 2021
Yvette D'Ath26 July 1970AustraliaPoliticianThe health minister of Queensland during COVID.
Jane Halton4 January 1960AustraliaDeep state functionaryFormer leader of the murderous People Smuggling Taskforce, event 201 participant
Bob Hawke9 December 192916 May 2019Politician
Deep state operative
Trade Union leader
Australian Prime Minister and informant to US services.
Patricia Hewitt2 December 1948Politician
Yiping HuangChinaAcademic
Chinese Triple Bilderberger academic
Martin Indyk1 July 1951USDiplomat
Fleur JustBureaucracyLeader of UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office sponsored NGO
Greg Moriarty4 April 1964AustraliaDiplomat
Spook pushing for increased budgets and powers.
Kevin Rudd21 September 1957Diplomat
Had his big break after attending first meeting of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in 1993. Later became Prime Minister.
Michael Thawley16 April 1950AustraliaDiplomatWhile Thawley Ambassador to the United States, the Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement was established, opening Australia to US products.


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  2. |title=Timeline |work=Australian National University |access-date=6 April 2013}}
  3. url= |title=Quick Stats |work=Australian National University |access-date=6 April 2013}}
  4. |publisher=ANU |access-date=31 December 2020|page=124}}
  5.!/page/1/length/25/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats |title=World University Rankings 2019 |journal=Times Higher Education |access-date=30 October 2018}}
  6. url= |title=Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking 2016 |journal=Times Higher Education |access-date=17 November 2016}}
  7. |title=The 25 Most International Universities |access-date=1 February 2017|journal=Times Higher Education }}
  8. |title=The Australian National University Rankings|access-date=17 February 2018}}
  9. by numbers: global alumni - ANU Reporter}}
  10. |title=Nobel Prize winners |work=Australian National University |access-date=6 April 2013}}
  11. Press - ANU|}}