Open Day 2018

The ANU is your window to the world. As social researchers, historians, anthropologists and creatives, we solve problems, foster innovation, and shape a better tomorrow.

Whatever your passion, the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences offers a diverse range of qualifications across the humanities, arts, and social sciences. We are ranked #1 in Australia*, and in the top 20 globally, for subjects including Anthropology, Politics and International Studies, Development Studies, History, Philosophy and Sociology. With 28 languages on offer, more than any other Australian university, and graduates who have made their mark on the world, your studies at ANU can take you anywhere.

Enjoy ANU Open Day. Meet your future lecturers – academics who are experts in their field – and the students you could soon be studying alongside. Join a campus tour, watch presentations about our disciplines, participate in labs, and have all your questions answered about study, scholarships, and accommodation. Immerse yourself in exhibits and workshops at the School of Art and Design, and see our world-class recording studio in action.

Where in the world can humanities, arts, and social sciences take you? Find out at ANU Open Day.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

Check out the Facebook photos of the College of Arts and Social Sciences from ANU Open Day 2017.

Plan your ANU Open Day

Pre-plan and get the most out of Open Day 2018. Browse the sessions available at the ANU Open Day page and think about the information that will be most important in helping you make decisions about uni.

Open Houses and Tours

The School of Art & Design and School of Music will be open for various tours and activities throughout the day. Discover the creative workshops and impressive galleries in the School of Art, and visit the new music technology facilities in the School of Music. So creative types, jot these down on your list of must-do activities now.

Remember too that the following CASS buildings and spaces will be open on the day at various times offering both ‘open houses’ and tours:


You’ll also have the chance to hear from academics through the presentations on the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) disciplines and get one-on-one advice at the main expo in the ANU Llewellyn Hall (Building #100).

Talk to our academics

Whatever your passion, with our broad range of degrees you can incorporate many of your interests into your studies, including music, art,  history, anthropology, modern languages, politics, archaeology, environmental studies, international relations, human rights—the list goes on!

Our key academics across all disciplines will be on-hand in the Anthenaeum in the School of Music to guide you through your study options across your favourite subjects.

What questions are running through your mind?

Write them down as they come to you and bring them along on the day.

Your Window To The World

Presentation schedule

Click on the sections below to view the full range of CASS Open Day events.

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A collection of useful links for students, parents and agents to help students along their career path, find the subjects that they’re passionate about that will aid and prepare them for a long, multi-faceted career.


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Updated:  9 August 2018/Responsible Officer:  CASS Marketing & Communications/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications