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 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

Have you graduated recently? Macquarie University is participating in the Australia-wide Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) throughout November. Keep an eye on your Macquarie University inbox for your unique invitation to complete the survey. GOS is a national survey conducted by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Your feedback is very important and will contribute ...

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 It’s the same campus, just not as you know it

It’s the same campus, just not as you know it

To prepare for the next 50 years of growth, we are investing heavily in our campus with two major projects – the Central Courtyard Precinct and the Arts Precinct. Within the Central Courtyard Precinct, the University is building state-of-the-art facilities for staff and students. Designed by leading design studio Architectus, the new buildings will serve a variety of functions, delivering...

FEATURES
 From Conception to RE:Conception

From Conception to RE:Conception

The widely acknowledged father of Conception Day was pioneer alumnus Phil Gibbs (Bachelor of Arts, 1977). “We had a bit of an inferiority complex back in 1969 because of our moonscape campus and the lack of a student muck-up day to rival UNSW’s Commemoration Day or Sydney’s Foundation Day,” says Gibbs. According to Gibbs, they looked at different dates to hold a celebratory event...

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 The gift of reading

The gift of reading

Most of us take the ability to read for granted, but it’s something too many school children have difficulty with – and something their parents cannot always afford to change. It’s heartbreaking to see children struggling with something so fundamental to achieving in all areas of life. At the Macquarie University Reading Clinic, experts know what these children need and what works –...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

CATEGORY: INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE Matt Barrie embodies innovation and enterprise beyond his impressive LinkedIn profile of nearly one million followers, and talking with him reveals an interested mind and a positive, undaunted outlook. Admitting that he never went to CEO school, Barrie clearly progressed at his own pace. Having a multifaceted approach to life, learning, technology and ...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Bruce Gosper

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Bruce Gosper

CATEGORY: INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT “I’m very honoured to receive a Macquarie University alumni award – it doesn’t seem that long since I was at uni, but it’s some 38 years!” In that time, Bruce Gosper has helped raise a family and been fortunate to find a fulfilling, busy career. He says, “My work and my passion are trade policy and negotiations. It’s taken me to interes...