Macquarie alumni benefits

Macquarie alumni benefits

Stay connected, get involved

We want Macquarie University graduates to remain active in our incredibly diverse alumni community.

Stay connected with us through the Alumni Web Community (check your details now). You can choose to receive email notifications, Macquarie Matters e-magazine and Sirius Magazine from our Alumni team; RSVP to attend an event; or volunteer at graduations and other events.

Macquarie alumni are also entitled to suite of exclusive benefits provided by the University and its commercial partners. It's an extra incentive to reconnect with your alma mater.

Access to online resources from Macquarie University Library

As a graduate of Macquarie, you are entitled to free lifetime membership of Macquarie University Library, including borrowing privileges and special access to online databases and ebooks.

To gain special alumni access to Macquarie University Library online resources:

  1. Register for Macquarie University Library membership. Select 'Macquarie University Alumni' as the category and 'Alumni (Macquarie University)' as the reason for membership.
  2. Follow instructions in the automated email to create your OneID login and password. This will give you access to all databases available to alumni (see 'Alumni databases A-Z').

Remote access may be limited due to publishers' agreements. These databases may be used off-campus by Macquarie alumni for personal noncommercial use. Use of these resources for commercial gain is not permitted. If you visit Macquarie University Library in person, you will have full access to all databases using the library computers.

Borrowing from Macquarie University Library

As a graduate of Macquarie, you are entitled to free lifetime membership of Macquarie University Library, including borrowing privileges and special access to online resources.

To borrow resources from the Macquarie University Library:

  1. Register for Macquarie University Library membership. Select 'Macquarie University Alumni' as the category and 'Alumni (Macquarie University)' as the reason for library membership.
  2. Follow instructions in the automated email to create your OneID login and password. This will give you access to all databases available to alumni (see 'Alumni databases A-Z').
  3. Collect your Alumni Campus Card in person from Student Connect 18 Wally's Walk, Level 2 Building C7A MUSE (Monday to Friday 8.30 am–5.30 pm). Macquarie does not mail out cards, for privacy reasons. You must show your alumni library membership confirmation email and one form of photo identification (driver's license, passport, proof of age card) to Student Connect when you collect your card.

Alumni library members may borrow an unlimited number of items for 16 weeks.

Remote access to online databases may be limited due to publishers' agreements. These databases may be used off-campus by Macquarie alumni for personal noncommercial use. Use of these resources for commercial gain is not permitted. If you visit Macquarie University Library in person, you will have full access to all databases using the library computers.

Career services from Macquarie University

CareerHub

Macquarie University graduates can register as alumni in CareerHub to use Macquarie's career services:

  • employment opportunities – casual, graduate, international, volunteer, work experience
  • career events – career planning, interviews, resume writing
  • career information – presentations from past employers, sample resumes and fact sheets.

Discounted advice from Career Advantage MQ

For the special alumni price of $195 (standard price $900), an appointment with Career Advantage MQ will help you take the next step in your profession. This vocational service is delivered by Masters of Organisational Psychology provisional psychologists (supervised by endorsed organisational psychologists) using the latest career assessment tools.

Discounted open programs with MGSM

Alumni of Macquarie University and Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) receive a special 20% discount on enrolment in open program courses:

  • Leadership – Leadership Insight Series; The Effective Leader; The New Leader; Leading through Change
  • Innovation – Innovation Lab; Design Thinking; Navigating Wicked Problems
  • Management and Strategy – Foundations of General Management; Strategic Thinking; Winning Strategies; Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills – Communicating with Presence & Impact; Applying Emotional Intelligence; Breakthrough Negotiations.

Free e-learning with Macquarie University

We are working towards having every course online and available to its alumni, as an entry point for enrolments. In the meantime, you can enrol in:

Alumni communications

You can choose to receive a range of digital information from our Alumni team:

But first we need your correct details in the Alumni Web Community (check your details now).

*If you would prefer to receive a printed copy of Sirius Magazine, please email us.

Special commercial offers from Macquarie partners

Banking discounts from National Australia Bank (NAB)

Car hire from AVIS global at special alumni rate

AVIS operates in 170 countries around the world. Macquarie alumni are eligible for special rates worldwide with AVIS. 

Hotels operated by TFE Hotels at a special alumni rate

TFE Hotels operates more than 50 hotels around Australia and more globally. Macquarie alumni receive special rates to numerous hotels operated by TFE Hotels. 

Makeup and skincare discount from Napoleon Perdis

Australian cosmetics business Napoleon Perdis was founded in Sydney in 1995 by Macquarie alumni, Napoleon and Soula-Marie Perdis. The company now has more than 85 concept stores, 100 department store counters and more than 750 independent stockists across Australia, as well as the Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy.

Speech and Hearing Clinic alumni discount

Audiology and speech pathology staff in the Speech and Hearing Clinic of Macquarie University provide expertise in clinical practice and clinical education at a discounted price for Macquarie alumni. Mention that you are a graduate of Macquarie when booking.

Sport and Aquatic Centre discount

Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre is open 7 days and offers membership to Macquarie graduates at a discounted price. Enquire about alumni membership.

Waiver of application fee for non-award study at Macquarie

Most units listed in the Macquarie Handbook can be studied for interest or self-development without having to enrol in a degree. Macquarie alumni will not have to pay an application fee when they enrol in a non-award study unit to enhance their professional skills.

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