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 Announcing a new project to establish a Chair of Surgical Oncology at Macquarie University, in memory of pioneering oncologist Professor Fred Stephens

Announcing a new project to establish a Chair of Surgical Oncology at Macquarie University, in memory of pioneering oncologist Professor Fred Stephens

In 2015, Macquarie University and pioneering surgical oncologist Professor Fred Stephens announced a partnership to establish a Chair of Surgical Oncology at Macquarie, ensuring a dedicated research and development position for this revolutionary form of cancer treatment. Professor Stephens, who sadly passed away in November 2015 at the age of 88, was a pioneer in the field of surgical onco...

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 MGSM’S Women in MBA program hits 100 sponsorship target

MGSM’S Women in MBA program hits 100 sponsorship target

Macquarie University’s Graduate School of Management (MGSM) has reached an impressive goal for its Women in MBA Program (WiMBA), with 100 sponsorships established to help women complete MBAs. The WiMBA program works with corporate and government organisations to identify their top female talent and support them through an MBA. This includes not just financial support but mentorship and ca...

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 Spring Calling Campaign

Spring Calling Campaign

  This Spring, several of our wonderful students will be calling selected alumni on behalf of the Office of Advancement to share news about what is happening at Macquarie, to ask for your support, and to hear your own stories and updates. The spring campaign follows a calling campaign that ran for nine weeks from November 2015 to February 2016, in which 413 donors donated $136,084.1...

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 Campus plan connects community and business

Campus plan connects community and business

Macquarie University is developing two new commercial buildings as part of its long term vision to expand and enhance its 126-hectare campus, focusing on creating spaces that optimise collaboration and establishing an innovation nexus in one of Australia’s largest business parks. The proposed new development at 8 and 10 University Avenue forms the next phase of development under the Unive...

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 Refugee mentoring program wins Humanitarian Award

Refugee mentoring program wins Humanitarian Award

Macquarie University’s LEAP – Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) Program has been awarded the 2016 NSW Humanitarian Award in Education. The LEAP Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) program is a unique mentoring program for high school students from refugee backgrounds, and provides a friendly atmosphere for students from refugee backgrounds to explore and navigate future educat...

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 New cyber security hub launches at Macquarie

New cyber security hub launches at Macquarie

Macquarie University and Optus Business have joined forces to establish a multi-disciplinary cyber security hub to support businesses and government to recognise and protect themselves from increasing cyber threats. The ‘Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub’, which represents a $10 million investment by Optus Business and Macquarie, will be located on campus and provide researc...