News and events

News and 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.

Upcoming Events

10 October Global Alumni Impact Series Canberra
10 October Global Alumni Impact Series London
18 October Backpack to Briefcase Sydney
21 October Alumni Networking Reception Seoul
25 October Trendsetter Panel and Alumni Reception On campus
18 November Global Alumni Impact Series Shanghai
22 November Global Alumni Impact Series Beijing
25 November Global Alumni Impact Series Hong Kong

Past events

We have captured highlights from many of our past events to show you what happens at our alumni gatherings.

Macquarie University Events

Check out other upcoming events at Macquarie University.

Latest Alumni News

 This is our annual alumni magazine, Sirius, featuring articles that showcase excellence in research, education and alumni achievements.

This is our e-magazine, Macquarie Matters, where you can find shortened articles from Sirius and other articles featuring alumni profiles, research and university news.


  • "10 prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia" e27

    09 Oct 2017

    Mr Hiroyuki Kiga

    Hiroyuki Kiga is Co-founder and COO at Wallex, a payment specialist for cross-border transactions which also provides users with the ability to convert and hold balances in multiple currencies.

  • "The Australian accent" ABC Radio

    03 Oct 2017

    Dr Felicity M Cox

    ompared to other countries Australia has a homogenous accent – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t differences – people from Adelaide sound a bit Kiwi and there’s a reason. Professor of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Felicity Cox tells us why Australian’s speak the way we do.

  • "Natural protein may help to prevent blindness" Medical News Today

    01 Oct 2017

    Dr Vivek Gupta

    Optic nerve damage disrupts the transmission of visual signals to the brain, which can result in vision loss and blindness. Lead study author Dr. Vivek Gupta, of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University, and colleagues recently published their results in the journal Scientific Reports.

  • "Natural protein may help to prevent blindness" Medical News Today

    01 Oct 2017

    Dr Mehdi Mirzaei

    "Ophthalmologists and vision scientists have always wondered what damages the optic nerve in the back of the eyes, which is widely observed in glaucoma," notes study co-author Dr. Mehdi Mirzaei, of the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences at Macquarie University.

Past news 

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Macquarie University News

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