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 Macquarie Alumni Authors

Macquarie Alumni Authors

Welcome to a new 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 Macq...

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 Joshua Ross – supporting Not-For-Profit charities one ticket at a time

Joshua Ross – supporting Not-For-Profit charities one ticket at a time

Joshua Ross (B Applied Finance / B Commerce 2011) was a successful investment analyst at a leading hedge funds firm on track for a lucrative career. His work was “super interesting and stimulating, but it lacked soul or purpose and wasn’t how I wanted to spend the rest of my life.” Josh’s next step was planned in the sense that it was in line with his dreams and he saved up for it, ...

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 Alumni Profile:  Klay and Mark Lamprell – a life of words

Alumni Profile: Klay and Mark Lamprell – a life of words

Screenwriter, director and novelist, Mark Lamprell (BA 1981) met journalist, researcher and editor, Klay Lamprell (BA 1981, PD Conflict Resolution 1995, Cert Languages 2012, PhD 2017), at Macquarie University in the late 1970s. The couple were in their second year of an Arts degree. “I was looking at a tutorial list in a lecture and saw the name Klay Stone,” said Mark. “I laughed ...

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 Explore brilliant ideas. Inspire and be inspired. Be the spark.

Explore brilliant ideas. Inspire and be inspired. Be the spark.

The Macquarie University Incubator is a brand new space for alumni, students, researchers, staff, small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and start ups who are working on research or an idea that can be commercialised. The primary purpose of the Incubator is to provide a vibrant and accessible space for you to focus on your business idea. Macquarie alumni are invited to join...

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 International Women’s Day – Women Who Change the World conference at Macquarie

International Women’s Day – Women Who Change the World conference at Macquarie

Thought leaders. Game changers. Rule breakers. In conjunction with International Women’s Day (Friday 9 March) and Macquarie University’s Master of Social Entrepreneurship, alumni are invited to an event that will inspire women from all walks of life. This TEDx style lecture series and panel discussion will see female social activists and entrepreneurs take the stage to discuss their ...

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 2018 Events, Benefits and Volunteering

2018 Events, Benefits and Volunteering

2018 promises to be another year full of alumni events, benefits, news and opportunities for Macquarie alumni to connect and enjoy. Events Macquarie alumni will have the opportunity to attend over 20 diverse events in 2018 including thought leadership and academic lectures, professional and personal development presentations, industry-specific and networking options and informal get-to...