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 Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year

Macquarie University wishes you and your family good health, happiness and success for the 2018 Lunar New Year....

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 Its Been An Eventfull Alumni Year

Its Been An Eventfull Alumni Year

Over 3,000 Macquarie alumni have shown their professional and social spirit by attending over 27 Macquarie alumni events held in Sydney, across Australia and across the world in 2017. The Macquarie University Global Alumni Impact Series continues to offer a range of thought-leadership discussions featuring alumni and industry experts.  Topics included: Leadership (Sydney) Healthy min...

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 Professor Talal Yassine OAM: business leader and philanthropist

Professor Talal Yassine OAM: business leader and philanthropist

“Macquarie made me who I am today and set me on a career and life path I hadn’t even imagined,” he says. As the Managing Director and Founder of the superannuation and investment firm, Crescent Wealth, Talal has overseen remarkable growth after just five years. He is also Director of the Crescent Foundation, a charity which advocates for refugee education, and is Patron of the Cre...

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 Claire Mackay: investment high-flyer and stakeholder guru

Claire Mackay: investment high-flyer and stakeholder guru

As an owner and principal at Quantum Financial, a family-owned private wealth management firm, Macquarie Law School alumna Claire Mackay (BComm ’00 LLB ’01) is one of the most highly regarded young advisers in the Australian investment industry. Listed in Australia’s Top Ten Financial Planners, Claire has been recognised by the IFA as 2014 Investment Adviser and 2015 Financial Adviser...

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 Alumni Profile – John Moxon

Alumni Profile – John Moxon

Following an accident that left him with quadriplegia and ended his engineering career, John Moxon (BA (Hons)1983) came to Macquarie to study psychology and launch a new career. “I chose Macquarie mainly because it was the most wheelchair friendly campus in Sydney and was the closest to my home,” he says, adding that once he started studying the friendship and support he received from ...

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 Vale Jill Roe

Vale Jill Roe

The university community, alumni and friends came together on Monday 20 February to celebrate the life of Emeritus Professor Jill Roe, one of the university’s founding tutors (and later professor), who died earlier this year. Jillian Roe AO was born in 1940 in Tumby Bay, SA, a small farming town where her father was a farmer and her mother a nurse. After finishing school at Adelaide Girls...