Case Studies

As Australia's National Research and Education Network (NREN) AARNet provides high-capacity leading-edge internet services to the nation's universities, research institutions, and many schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions.We serve over one million end users who access the network through local area networks at member institutions.

The case studies featured here illustrate how AARNet's infrastructure, applications, services and network performance is meeting the needs of some of Australia’s best and brightest minds. You can search categories from a selection listed in the drop down menu.


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The new world of teaching and learning with video conferencing and AARNet


Real-time interactive video collaboration is proving to be a powerful teaching and learning tool in K-12 classrooms across Australia and around the world. More

SCU outsources monitoring & reporting to AARNet


Southern Cross University now outsources monitoring and reporting to AARNet’s managed Network Operations Centre (NOC) service. All ICT infrastructure and key applications are monitored across three campuses. More

Space Time Concerto - synchronising musicians in five global locations

Video Conferencing

AARNet provided the connectivity for a pioneering musical competition that saw orchestras from Australia, Asia and Europe synchronise in near-real-time. More

Telemedicine in the Asia Pacific


The Advanced Telemedicine project connects medical researcher across the Asia Pacific. 2012 commemorated the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Advanced Telemedicine and AARNet in the Asia-Pacific region. More

The Mars Yard - a virtual pathway to space

Education Outreach

Interactive learning environments such as the Mars Yard are engaging a new generation of learners in exciting and meaningful ways and institutions within the AARNet community are innovators in this field. More