Features

FEATURES
 Making space for kindness

Making space for kindness

Cara Zelas says things have come full circle in her journey with Macquarie, and she’s spot on. Having graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Media (2003) and a Bachelor of Education (Primary) (2009), Cara is an early childhood entrepreneur with her own heart-led property, the Big World of Little Dude. In 2020, the business was selected as a case study in a Department of Media...

FEATURES
 Collective action

Collective action

It’s not often that someone can give you an insight into an entire generation as they are, not as we think they might be. Macquarie University Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Global Leadership Program graduate Angelica Ojinnaka is one such person. A researcher and advocate for youth affairs and gender equality, she was recently named Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations. ...

FEATURES
 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

Have you graduated recently? Macquarie University is participating in the Australia-wide Graduate Outcome Survey (GOS) throughout November. Keep an eye on your email inbox for your unique invite to complete the GOS. The GOS is a national survey being conducted for the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. Your feedback is very important and will contribute di...

FEATURES
 Gaming part of the world’s change

Gaming part of the world’s change

Paradoxically, the future is both here and unknown. Building a bridge from the world we live in, the real or haptic world, to the virtual world requires people who are curious, eager to move the needle and agile – qualities Christian Volk has in spades. As he explains, ‘I don’t distinguish between the digital and analog world anymore because the younger generation doesn’t differentiate ...

FEATURES
 A family cornerstone

A family cornerstone

Speaking with Lucie Chami is like talking with an old friend, even though this is the first time we have met. Warm and open, she takes you into her confidence as she shares her and her family’s story. At the heart of it all is a mother’s dream for her four children – Aniss, Latify, Lucie and Anthony – to complete their schooling and achieve a university education. ‘We owe our educatio...

FEATURES
 YAAB on a mission

YAAB on a mission

Since the launch of the Macquarie University Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) in February 2021, the members spent months planning and preparing a host of activities from rock climbing to career workshops to social drinks and meet ups. By June 2021, NSW was in lockdown. And so, YAAB made a pivot towards online programming. In September, they hosted their inaugural event in the form of a vi...