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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...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Anthony Field AM, Dr Greg Page AM, Dr Murray Cook AM

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Anthony Field AM, Dr Greg Page AM, Dr Murray Cook AM

CATEGORY: EDUCATION You know you’re encountering a truth when you receive the same information and sentiment from different sources. This is certainly the case in speaking with Dr Anthony Field, Dr Greg Page and Dr Murray Cook from The Wiggles, who all studied early childhood together at Macquarie. While much has been made of their extraordinary accomplishments and popularity, Page ...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – The Hon Dr Rob Stokes MP

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – The Hon Dr Rob Stokes MP

CATEGORY: ENVIRONMENT The reaction from the Honourable Dr Rob Stokes MP on receiving an alumni award isn’t surprising given his history with Macquarie and his passion for the environment and the law. “This award is a humbling encouragement that the hard work to promote the cause for conservation and sustainability is supported by an institution I love,” says Stokes. It is easy to s...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

CATEGORY: INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE Matt Barrie embodies innovation and enterprise beyond his impressive LinkedIn profile of nearly one million followers, and talking with him reveals an interested mind and a positive, undaunted outlook. Admitting that he never went to CEO school, Barrie clearly progressed at his own pace. Having a multifaceted approach to life, learning, technology and ...