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 The heart of business

The heart of business

Australia’s infatuation with start-up culture is at an all-time high. Last year 20,000 new small businesses were created in New South Wales alone. And according to the latest annual Startup Muster survey, of the 1500 ‘approximately’ new business founders interviewed, 70 per cent were based in co-working spaces. And this, according to Mara, is where the problem lies. The stereotypica...

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 Alumni Authors

Alumni Authors

Welcome to the MQ Matters series showcasing the books and articles written by Macquarie alumni to add to your reading stacks. From fiction, biographies, non-fiction, children’s literature or articles, Macquarie alumni are researching, writing and publishing thought-provoking, insightful and entertaining books to enjoy and share. If you have a book or article to share with your Macquari...

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 More Databases and Journal Access for Alumni at the MQ Library

More Databases and Journal Access for Alumni at the MQ Library

The Macquarie University Library has expanded its suite of databases, journals, ebooks and borrowing rights to alumni. Alumni membership to the Macquarie Library continues to be ‘free for life’ and alumni can now access 42 databases across 20 platforms. These provide alumni with over 19 000, 5 000 ebooks and 7 000 videos. Additionally, alumni can now access over 350,000 other documents,...

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 Become a friend of MULS

Become a friend of MULS

The Macquarie University Law Society (MULS) has recently launched a new membership platform and is inviting alumni to register as a 'Friend of MULS'. Becoming a Friend of MULS will add you to an exclusive mailing list for the purposes of communicating opportunities to become involved with MULS and reconnect with your classmates - whether this be through judging competitions, attending MULS...

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 Dr Stuart Clark AM – crisis manager and firefighter

Dr Stuart Clark AM – crisis manager and firefighter

  Crisis management and fire fighting have been a large part of both Stuart’s career and personal life. Dr Stuart Clark AM (BA / LLB 1980, DLITT(HonorisCausa) 2017) is a captain in the NSW Rural Fire Service, where he has been a volunteer for more than 40 years. He was in the first class of students to graduate from the Macquarie Law School, and he remains a staunch advocate of hi...

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 Benjamin Wong – mentor, mergers & acquisitions, and Muay Thai instructor

Benjamin Wong – mentor, mergers & acquisitions, and Muay Thai instructor

Sydney, London, Abu Dhabi and now Hong Kong – Benjamin Wong’s (BAF / B Comm 2004) career in sovereign wealth funds, insurance, and global banking makes him a true global citizen. Benjamin is currently Vice President for the Asia-Pacific Regional Management team at Wells Fargo Bank – the second largest US-based bank (by market capitalization), responsible for strategic project manageme...