With a large percentage of interstate and international residents, the ACT is known for its diversity. Nestled in the south-east corner of New South Wales, it offers easy access to some of the countries best mountains, beaches and countryside. Known for it's savvy cultural scenes and historical monuments, Canberra has all the flare of Australia's larger cities, at a gentler pace. As the nation's capital and political hub, it comes as no surprise that study options in international relations, politics, law, journalism, security, public policy and defence are popular. It also has a high concentration of research focused facilities, making it strongly worth considering for students wanting to follow a research path. You can browse the profiles of featured institutions in ACT below.