School of Humanities and Sciences

Dr . Tracy Russell

B.A.(Hons), M.A., Ph.D. DEAN

The Dean's Message

The School of Humanities and Sciences is focused on enhancing the learning experience in applied sciences and humanities, collaborating across multiple departments to broaden students’ knowledge base. Equipped with excellent faculty, the school offers a wide array of courses: Languages (English and French), Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Sociology, Research Methodology, Psychology, Law, Economics and Business Administration, ensuring a comprehensive educational foundation.

The school’s commitment to student development includes:

  • Strengthening their scientific knowledge.
  • Cultivating expressive abilities by refining English grammar and writing skills.
  • Enhancing mathematical prowess and logical reasoning.
  • Providing opportunities to learn French for a competitive edge.


A significant recent achievement is the successful development of the ANU Learning Management System. This system was tailored specifically to bolster the university’s blended learning environment, integrating various teaching methods and resources.



  1. Purposeful Design: The ANU Learning Management System was strategically designed to cater to the diverse needs of our blended learning approach, aiming to combine online and in-person teaching effectively.
  2. Enhanced Support: It provides comprehensive support to educators, enabling them to create, manage, and deliver course content seamlessly. This support facilitates a more interactive and engaging learning experience for students.
  3. Alignment with blended learning: Its development aligns with the university’s commitment to leveraging technology for a comprehensive blended learning approach, merging the advantages of online and traditional classroom instruction.