Macquarie Alumni Events

Macquarie Alumni Events

Stay connected with your alma mater

Graduates from Macquarie University are part of an incredible alumni community.

Reconnect with Macquarie by joining us at an event – on campus, in the Sydney CBD or another city across Australia or the world. It's a fabulous way to update your knowledge and rapidly expand your horizons.

We run inspirational networking events and thought leadership sessions, as well as career events for new graduates and students.

Not getting any event invitations? Keep your details updated so we can invite you to one in a city near you.


Upcoming events

September

Alumni networking event: France - Tuesday 24 September

You will have a chance to meet H.E. Mr Brendan Berne and some of the Macquarie University executives who will be attending and hear some updates from your alma mater.  Drinks and canapes will be provided and you will have a chance to network with your fellow French alumni.

What: Inaugural meeting of the Macquarie University France Alumni Network - Paris
When: Tuesday 24 September, 6.30-9pm
Where: Residence of the Ambassador - 4 rue Jean Rey, 75015 Paris Map
RSVP:  Please register by Tuesday 17 September (unless booked out prior)
Questions? Please contact Sylvestre Mang

Register here

Alumni Seminar: Hong Kong - Wednesday 25 September

The Digital Superstar: how to access 500m audience on Douyin/TikTok for your brand

Due to popular demand, we are partnering again with UniSA Alumni Association and holding a Douyin / TikTok seminar to be held on Wednesday 25 September at E-Tech Centre.

Douyin TikTok has 500m monthly active users and 250m daily active users; and tons of small and big brands are producing extraordinary content to attract fans everyday.

Our guest speakers will share how brands are using this short video app to drive revenue and build loyalty.

Moderator:

  • KK Wong - President of UniSA Alumni Hong Kong

Speakers:

  • Edward He - Douyin Strategy Advisor, "DouYin Contents Creation"
  • Jack Lee - GELOS, Director of Growth, "DouYin Expert"

The seminar will be spoken in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to network with fellow Macquarie alumni and develop your professional network.

When: Wednesday 25 September 2019, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Where: E-Tech Centre 2/F. Room 207-208, 402-406 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai Map
Price: Free. This event is proudly supported by Macquarie University. Canapés and drinks provided
RSVP: Please register by Friday 20 September

Register here

Alumni networking event: Jakarta - Saturday 28 September

2019 Gig on the Green

Taking place on Saturday 28 September at the Australian Embassy’s outdoor courtyard, Jakarta, this year’s Gig on the Green will feature Indonesian renowned MCs Nirina Zubir, and Mario Lawalata; Australian and Indonesian young talents Elizabeth Rose, Nidji, HMGNC, and Yacko; and stand-up comedian Dodit Muliyanto.

This annual event, hosted by the Australian Embassy Jakarta, provides an opportunity for recent Australian alumni to reconnect with each other, stroll down memory lane as they remember the good times they had at Macquarie and in Australia, and enjoy some live entertainment.

What: 2019 Gig on the Green
When: Saturday 28 September, 4pm-8pm
Where: Australian Embassy Jakarta, Jalan Patra Kuningan Raya Kav, 1-4, Kuningan Timur, Jakarta Selatan Map
RSVP:  Please register by Tuesday 17 September (unless booked out prior)

Register here

October

Alumni networking event: Canberra - Wednesday 9 October

Network with fellow alumni and hear from our guest speaker, best-selling author and renowned social researcher, Hugh Mackay.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to network with fellow Macquarie alumni and build your professional network.

When: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
WhereMuse Canberra69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT Map
Price: Free. This event is proudly supported by Macquarie University. Canapés and drinks provided
RSVP: Please register by 1 October 2019

Register here

Backpack to Briefcase: Sydney - Tuesday 15 October

Beer with the Boss

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a CEO? How do they get the confidence, grit, interpersonal skills and vision to make the tough decisions? Or, are you thinking about getting your first job or what your next step is?

Join us for Backpack to Briefcase - Beer with the Boss where you can ask those questions and more to high-profile alumni leaders in a fast-paced speed-networking event.

Beer with the Boss is an exciting professional networking event for #mqalumni where you can connect with senior alumni with impressive job titles and even more impressive career journeys.

Listen to their career stories, hear their tips and tricks of the trade and ask any questions you might have, all while building your professional network with peers and leaders.

The concept for Beer with the Boss is simple: relax, grab a drink and speed network with a boss in a group. Each session will be timed to 10 minutes, a bell will ring, and you will move onto the next boss.

So what are you waiting for? Bring your business cards and prepare one or two questions you might want to ask a boss!

When: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 6pm - 9pm
WhereThe Loft, 3 Lime Street, King Street Wharf Map
Price: Free. This event is proudly supported by Macquarie University. Canapés and one free drink provided
RSVP: Please register by Tuesday 8 October 2019

Register here

Trendsetter panel and alumni reception: Sydney - Tuesday 29 October

Creative and critical thinking is the future

The importance of developing thinking skills is fast becoming the focus of education systems across the world. What were once soft skills are now core skills, essential for students to navigate the world and its ever-changing technological and social landscape. As teachers, how can we encourage learners to be able to "think about thinking" in answering the big questions?

Prior to the event, the Academy of Continuing Professional Development will be open for tours starting at 4.30pm. Express your interest in attending during registration.

NSW Goverment - NESA

Completing the 2019 Trendsetter Panel and Alumni Reception ​will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, 6.4.2 and 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

When: Tuesday 29 October 2019, 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Where: Conference Room D, Level 3, 18 Wally's Walk, Macquarie University
Price: Free. This event is proudly supported by Macquarie University. Light refreshments will be provided, and complimentary parking is available on campus for this event.
RSVP: Please register by Tuesday 15 October 2019

Register here

Alumni and graduation celebration gala dinner: Beijing - Wednesday 30 October

Save the date!

When: Wednesady 30 October 2019, 6pm - 10pm
Where: Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel

November

Alumni and graduates celebration luncheon - celebrating 25 years of Macquarie University in Hong Kong: Sunday 3 November

Save the date!

When: Sunday 3 November 2019, 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Where: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

FMHS awards presentation and alumni networking: Sydney - Friday 8 November

Save the date!

Alumni awards 2019 presentation: Sydney - Thursday 21 November

Who will take out the prestigious alumni awards this year? Winners will be announced at this exclusive special event.

Pop-up networking drinks: Brisbane - Thursday 21 November

Don't miss a fun evening of networking with your fellow alumni in Brisbane. Details coming soon.


* Please notes dates and locations may change.

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T: 1800 673 662
E: alumni@mq.edu.au

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