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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 imp...

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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...

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 Hong Kong alumni chapter welcomes new president

Hong Kong alumni chapter welcomes new president

Newly elected president of the Hong Kong Alumni Chapter, Clement Lam has been an active member of the committee for 6 years. As one of the University’s longest-standing chapters, the Hong Kong Alumni committee has dedicated much time and talent to supporting alumni engagement, organising business seminars and social events for Hong Kong alumni and using their networks to stay connected wi...

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 Leaving a legacy for indigenous Australians

Leaving a legacy for indigenous Australians

Many alumni choose to leave a gift in their will to help students at Macquarie University. Alumnus Glenn Goodacre is one of them. He plans to invest in future generations of Australians by making a bequest to the University. Glenn has chosen to leave his bequest to Indigenous Accommodation Scholarships, for undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Business and Economics. “I wa...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Adam Hills

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Adam Hills

  CATEGORY: ARTS AND CULTURE Ah, Adam Hills. We all know and like this cheeky and talented comedian, but many may be surprised to learn that beneath the jokes is a sensitive soul with a humble heart. Genuinely thrilled to receive this award from Macquarie University, Hills says, “This award means more than I can express, especially when I consider the calibre of people who hav...