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 Alumni shine at Thai awards

Alumni shine at Thai awards

Macquarie alumnus Khun Prom was recently invited to share his experiences studying in Australia at the Australian Chamber of Commerce Alumni Awards in Bangkok. The awards promote the value of an Australian education to Thai students and inspire young alumni to follow in the footsteps of prominent alumni who are using what they have learnt to deliver genuine change, development and real prog...

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 Alumni return to Macquarie share their career advice

Alumni return to Macquarie share their career advice

Macquarie’s Career and Employment Service recently partnered with Alumni Relations to offer the first in a series for final year undergraduate students called Launch your Career. During the series, alumni working in a variety of employment areas will be returning ‘home’ to share their career stories and offer advice to current students to help them move forward professionally – eve...

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 Building connections to build a career

Building connections to build a career

Today, the average age of teachers is currently over 50, with many considering retirement in the foreseeable future. While that will certainly make way for a new cohort of teachers to take over, as many graduate teachers know, it can be hard to land a permanent position. Macquarie alumnus Tsukasa Ishida has some advice. Tsukasa originally came to Macquarie as an exchange student from his...

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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...