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 Your latest reads

Your latest reads

Macquarie alumni have been hard at work on books that range from a children’s book about a genie who is fed up with her life in an old lamp to an overview of the differences in legal practice between Australia and India. Creative writing graduate published by Disney Macquarie’s Master of Creative Writing graduate, Tara Crowl always dreamed of writing books. Though her initial manuscr...

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 Meet globetrotting marine scientist Ben Buchan

Meet globetrotting marine scientist Ben Buchan

Ben Buchan graduated from Macquarie in 2014 with a Bachelor of Marine Science, and since then has been travelling the world’s oceans as part of a Rolex Scholarship. “I have an intense love for the oceans,” Ben says. “I want to see them survive and for future generations to be able to experience what I have.” Ben says that his journey, which has so far included diving with shark...

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 Florence Huen

Florence Huen

MGSM alumna Florence Huen, who earned her MBA in 2011, has built a career in the hospitality industry and. She is currently working in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as F&B Deputy Manager in Event Management. One of Macquarie’s many alumni who generously give their free time to help others, Florence works with the local office of international NGO Aide et Action to ass...

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 Alumni volunteering

Alumni volunteering

Volunteering is about more than helping out: it helps build social capital and makes not only those being helped feel good, but has multiple benefits for the volunteers as well. It helps build friendships that transcend race, ethnicity or income to link dissimilar people and build networks of trust and reciprocity. Macquarie is fortunate to have many among our alumni community who want t...

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 Jerry Zhou

Jerry Zhou

Alumnus Jerry Zhou studied for a Master of Management in Human Resources Management in MGSM in 2006 and 2007. Today, with 16 years experience in HR, he is running JSmart Management Consulting in Beijing. “It is a management consulting firm, where we help clients to select and develop talented employees,” he says. Jerry is also the key member of Macquarie’s Beijing Alumni Network an...

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 Eric Lee

Eric Lee

Hong Kong alumnus Eric Lee studied for a Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Applied Finance at Macquarie and is currently a client manager for Westpac, based in Hong Hong. He is also the president of the Macquarie Alumni Association’s Hong Kong Chapter. “It’s great for old classmates to be able to catch up with each other and look back on their uni days,” he says. “They are...