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 Fulfilling long-held ambitions: The Rush family story

Fulfilling long-held ambitions: The Rush family story

Margaret Rush’s ambition to undertake university study was finally fulfilled in 1968, when she enrolled to study history at the new university. She joined her son, Chris, who had started a year earlier, with her other three children ultimately also studying at Macquarie. “I grew up in the 1920s and 30s, which included the depression years. As we were relatively untouched by these events...

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 Generations at Macquarie

Generations at Macquarie

As part of Jubilee celebrations, Macquarie has dug deep to learn more about the history not only of the University but also of the people that have brought it to life. We have discovered that for many families, studying at Macquarie has become a tradition, with children growing up with tales of their parents’ experiences, and wanting to follow in their footsteps. Margaret Rush and her son...

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 Macquarie’s Rebecca Greensill writes for Home and Away

Macquarie’s Rebecca Greensill writes for Home and Away

Creative writing graduate Rebecca Greensill says she is living her dream as a script editor on Channel Seven’s Home and Away. She started with the Seven Network almost three years ago, and worked her way up the script department. Her first ever Home and Away episode aired on 14 May 2014 "Once I got my foot in the door, I just did whatever it took to keep it there,” she says. “I work...

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 Macquarie’s best and brightest alumni Cambridge-bound

Macquarie’s best and brightest alumni Cambridge-bound

Macquarie University alumni Rowan Nicholson and Matthew Samson have received prestigious University of Cambridge scholarships for postgraduate study in law and psychology, respectively. Rowan was one of seven applicants out of a competitive field of 44 to be awarded a Cambridge Australia Scholarship. Beginning October 2014, he will pursue a doctorate in international law, focusing on the ex...

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 Outstanding alumni and what Macquarie taught them

Outstanding alumni and what Macquarie taught them

  View our complete selection of high-achieving graduates.  ...

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 Dragon footprints

Dragon footprints

The Honourable Helen Sham Ho, OAM, Macquarie University Patron, alumna, and the first Chinese-born Parliamentarian features in a new video series exploring the contributions made to multicultural Australia by Chinese Australians. Chinese Australians have contributed to the fabric of Australian society since the early gold rush days, and their stories reflect one of Australia’s most signif...