Created in collaboration with universities, iTunes U will be available to higher education institutions in Australia and New Zealand, allowing them to join more than 300 schools using iTunes U to distribute content to students.

iTunes U in the iTunes Store gives everyone the ability to extend their learning, explore interests, learn more about universities and stay connected to an alma mater. With Apple’s legendary ease-of-use, content from iTunes can be loaded onto an iPod with just one click and experienced on-the-go, anytime, making learning from a lecture just as simple as enjoying music.

iTunes U in the iTunes Store continues to expand, now featuring free educational content from top Australian and New Zealand universities, including lectures, guest speeches and videos from Australian National University, Griffith University, Swinburne University, University of Melbourne, University of NSW, University of WA and Otago University.

Additionally, iTunes U makes available educational content from all over the world, including from such fabled institutions as Yale, Duke, Stanford, UC Berkeley and MIT.

The content is available now, all you need do is add iTunes U application to the iTunes software on your computer. You can add the application by visiting the following location:

itms://deimos-woadaptor.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/40105/Browse/itunesu.com

Source: Apple and GadgetGuy staff