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 Update your preferences and stay up to date

Update your preferences and stay up to date

Update your preferences and stay in touch with the news, events and opportunities for giving back that matter to you. The 2014 Alumni Survey told us that you want to know more about the benefits, events and news of personal interest to you. Your Macquarie University Alumni Web Community (AWC) is an exclusive online space to update your details and register for benefits and events. It n...

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 Alumni survey says: you want more Macquarie!

Alumni survey says: you want more Macquarie!

The results of the 2014 Alumni Survey are in and you've told us you want more, more, more! 5325 alumni responded to the survey we sent you earlier this year, including Chante Li, who was the winner of the $1500 travel voucher. “Macquarie was more than just a university education for me, so I wanted to help the University to connect with its former students by participating in the surve...

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 Macquarie celebrates 50 years of being different

Macquarie celebrates 50 years of being different

Fifty years after the proclamation of the Macquarie University Act in the NSW State Parliament on 12 June 1964, more than 500 staff celebrated the launch of our Golden Jubilee, reflecting on highlights of our first 50 years and sharing ideas for the 50 to come. “Governor Macquarie would be proud,” said Deputy Chancellor Elizabeth Crouch, speaking at the event. “His legacy and the visi...

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 2014 Women, Management and Work conference to focus on igniting leaders and Intrapreneurs

2014 Women, Management and Work conference to focus on igniting leaders and Intrapreneurs

Most people are familiar with the concept of entrepreneurs, but the idea of fostering creativity and innovation within the workplace –  intrapreneurship – will be the focus of this year’s Women, Management and Work conference. Intrapreneurship has become popular as companies aim to leverage their employees’ ability to innovate and stay competitive in the marketplace. The confere...

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 The impact of giving

The impact of giving

A bequest to the University is all about service – and supplying hope – says alumnus Derek To. One of four founding members of Macquarie University’s Joan and John Lincoln Society – an organisation set up to honour its elder statesmen and women – he’s also one of the founders of the University’s Bequest Program. In 2008 To informed University administrators that he wanted t...

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 Macquarie moments

Macquarie moments

While learning is a serious business, life away from the lecture theatre is a different story. One of Macquarie’s first students (and now Professor in Management) John Croucher recalls the tent city built by impoverished students to draw attention to the lack of student housing in the early days, and the washing lines that greeted visitors to the University’s grounds. “The students th...