ANU Open Day 2021

13 August 2021

Due to changing Covid restrictions, ANU Open Day 2021 is an online-only experience.

You can get involved in the full ANU Online experience for Open Day here. If you'd like to get to know what we do here at The Fenner School, meet our Director, and learn more about the opportunities that studying here can open up, we've put together a collection of online activities, stories, audio and interactive sessions which you can check out below.

To find out what the Fenner School of Environment & Society offers at the College of Science, click here (and select Environment & Sustainability).

Download our Undergraduate Degree Planner to read about how you put together a range of study options.

Live Online Sessions

Instagram Story Q+A: Coursework, subjects, enrolments and finding your fit with Harriet Torrens

When: All day
Where: The Fenner School of Environment and Society Instagram

Instagram Live AMA: Tips and tricks for studying the environment in-person, online and overseas at Fenner with Sumi Venketasubramanian and Fenner School Director Saul Cunningham

When: 3:30pm AEST, 1:30pm Singapore/China, 11am India
Where: The Fenner School of Environment and Society Instagram


Online Information Session: Student experience in Environmental Studies
Learn about what it is like to study Environment, Forestry, Agricultural Innovation and Environmental Sciences at ANU, and hear from current students Md Kamruzzaman and Hongzhang Xu about their experiences.

First year Environment & Sustainability: how sustainable development studies help solve global challenges
Listen to Professor Lorrae Van Kerkhoff, Professor Jamie Pittock, Dr Rebecca Pearse and our student Kate discussing the first year studies at the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society.

Want to study Environmental Science? Putting together your Undergraduate degree
Learn from Harriet Torrens, Rachel Larobina and Dr Craig Strong how to structure your undergraduate degree to study environmental science.

Conservation in the 21st Century: how the Fenner School does fieldwork
Listen to Dr Natasha Robinson, Dr Benjamin Scheele, Dr Craig Strong, Professor David Lindenmayer and PhD student Meena Sivagowre Sritharan explaining how ANU students are involved in conservation science fieldwork.

IGTV: Tracking possums with Fenner Undergraduates
Follow students doing campus wildlife research at ANU, with Dr Phil Gibbons.

IGTV: Fieldwork and identifying native plants with Dr Matt Brookhouse
Go to Black Mountain and learn about fieldwork with Dr Matt Brookhouse

IGTV: Visit Mulligans Flat!
Join Fenner School researchers while they show you one of the native regeneration and conservation sites The Fenner School works closely with in Canberra.

The Fenner School YouTube
Want to know what it's like studying fieldwork virtually? What it's like to go on a Field School session? Or maybe you'd like to get an idea of how we measure and model the environment in classes at the school? Check out our videos!


Want to hear directly from students about their experiences studying Environmental topics at the ANU? Take a listen to our podcasts!

FSES101 – a podcast about life at the Fenner School of Environment and Society

Episode 1: Finding a path towards your degree

Episode 2: Studying as an international student

Episode 3: Fieldwork and student experiences

Episode 4: Careers and life after Fenner