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 Technology, teamwork, and lot more dancing than you might expect…

Technology, teamwork, and lot more dancing than you might expect…

Macquarie alumna Mel Blake (GradCertHis 2017, BEd 2019) first became involved in Robotics when she was in high school and was recruited for the first ever team in Australia (Team 3132) in 2009.  She went on to mentor the team, co-ordinate the LEAP Robotics program at Macquarie and work on a casual basis for FIRST Australia. She says mentoring Team 3132 was a way of paying back the opportu...

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 Award-winning playwright Kendall Feaver makes it big overseas

Award-winning playwright Kendall Feaver makes it big overseas

Macquarie alumna Kendall Feaver (BCreativeArts 2012) is an award-winning UK-based playwright. She grew up in Bowral, New South Wales, and attended Macquarie University, graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Creative Arts.  She was a resident at Dunmore Lang College, one of the two residential colleges on campus at Macquarie in North Ryde. Kendall has achieved many accolades for her debut ...

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 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

Have you graduated recently? Macquarie University is participating in the Australia-wide Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) throughout May. Keep an eye on your Macquarie University inbox for your unique invitation to complete the survey. GOS is a national survey conducted by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Your feedback is very important and will contribute direc...

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 Hong Kong alumni chapter is 20 years strong and our alumni networks continue to grow throughout the world

Hong Kong alumni chapter is 20 years strong and our alumni networks continue to grow throughout the world

The Hong Kong Alumni Chapter is one of the University’s longest-standing chapters, having formed in 1999.  There are currently over 6,000 alumni living in Hong Kong, the majority of whom are from the Faculty of Business and Economics, and many of them are graduates of Macquarie Graduate School of Management. The Hong Kong Alumni Chapter committee has dedicated much time and talent to...

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 Hamid Yahyaei –  investment analyst by day, finance lecturer by night

Hamid Yahyaei – investment analyst by day, finance lecturer by night

Alumnus Hamid Yahyaei is the Macquarie trifecta: alumnus, current student and staff. He’s now on a mission to promote financial literacy and the beauty of corporate bonds to help people understand that they can control their lives through their financial choices.  In this in-depth Q&A, he shares his passion for finance, his views on the economy, and why being financially literate is so ...

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 After 252 graduations, meet the man who still wants more

After 252 graduations, meet the man who still wants more

If you’ve graduated in the last ten years, chances are you would have encountered Noel Wagg. He is one of the University’s most committed alumni volunteers, with almost a decade of volunteering at graduation ceremonies under his belt. This year is the 10th anniversary of our graduation volunteers.  At this year’s April graduation series, it’s estimated that Noel will be volunteerin...