Famous Alumni of Australian National University (ANU) - Celebrities from Australian National University (ANU)

The Australian National University, commonly known as ‘ANU’, is situated in Canberra, the capital of the continent. If sources are to be believed, more than ten thousand students join this reputed institution every year for undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses. As of now, more than 3000 people are employed with the university as its staff. According to a list compiled by the media source ‘Times Higher Education’, which consisted of reputed universities from around the world the Australian National University was ranked 7th. This university stood 22nd in the ‘QS World University Rankings’ list compiled in 2016-17. A popular fact about this university is that among its faculty and alumni, 49 individuals are Rhodes Scholars and 6 of them are Nobel laureates. Of course, the Australian National University is well known for offering a wide variety of courses related to various fields, but it is also famous for its notable alumni. The current Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, musician and environmentalist Peter Garrett, acclaimed politician and former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke, are a few former students, who have made ANU proud. Bob Hawke had served as the Prime Minister of Australia and leader of the Labor Party for a period of 8 years. Kevin Rudd was elected to office on two occasions and is considered one of the most iconic politicians of all time. Scroll below to find the list of eminent personalities who were once students of the highly reputed Australian National University (ANU).

Check out the list of notable Australian National University (ANU) alumni. Some of the notable Australian National University (ANU) students are Bob Hawke, Peter Garrett, David Brooks, Rolf M. Zinkernagel and Ralph Regenvanu.

The Most Famous Alumni of Australian National University (ANU)

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Peter GarrettApril 16, 1953AustralianPeter Garrett is an Australian singer from the rock band Midnight Oil, who later turned into a politician
Bob HawkeDecember 9, 1929AustralianBob Hawke is an Australian politician who was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia
David BrooksAugust 11, 1961Canadian, AmericanDavid Brooks is a Canadian born American journalist, social analyst and leading political commentator
Ralph RegenvanuSeptember 20, 1970Ni-VanuatuRalph Regenvanu is a ni-Vanuatu politician serving as the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources since 2013
Rolf M. ZinkernagelJanuary 6, 1944SwissRolf Martin Zinkernagel is an eminent Swiss immunologist who was one of the joint recipients of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996
Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Rolf Martin Zinkernagel is an eminent Swiss immunologist who was one of the joint recipients of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996

SwissJanuary 6, 1944113 views

Bob Hawke

Bob Hawke is an Australian politician who was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia

Peter Garrett

Peter Garrett is an Australian singer from the rock band Midnight Oil, who later turned into a politician

AustralianApril 16, 1953201 views

Ralph Regenvanu

Ralph Regenvanu is a ni-Vanuatu politician serving as the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources since 2013

David Brooks

David Brooks is a Canadian born American journalist, social analyst and leading political commentator

CanadianAugust 11, 1961129 views