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 Jason’s journey from mentee to mentor

Jason’s journey from mentee to mentor

Alumnus Jason Duarte (BComm 2005) leads the alumni network in Canberra.  A keen networker and advocate for his alma mater, he has been attending alumni events since he graduated. He has learnt firsthand the power of networking and the benefits of staying connected with Macquarie. Jason leads Westpac’s Corporate & Institutional Banking business in the ACT, which includes Public Sector...

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 Win-win for students and businesses through digital internships

Win-win for students and businesses through digital internships

Macquarie Business School can help your organisation by providing a highly accomplished MBA student, ambitious undergraduate or a masters student to work on short-term internships or strategic projects. Your projects and placements will allow our students to gain insight and knowledge into a new market or industry, while adding real value to your business and project deliverables. Our stud...

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 Welcome to our new grads

Welcome to our new grads

The Faculty of Science and Engineering recently welcomed its new graduates with a series of video messages. These video compilations feature familiar faces from the various departments, acknowledging and congratulating students on completing their courses.  With April Graduation ceremonies being postponed this year, these heartwarming and heartfelt messages were guaranteed to put a smile ...

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 Dealing with COVID-19 anxiety and isolation for older people

Dealing with COVID-19 anxiety and isolation for older people

Macquarie University's Centre for Emotional Health shares top tips on how older people can deal with the emotional and mental impacts of COVID-19. Learn the facts (but limit media exposure) Stay up to date with factual information from reliable sources such as the Australian Government Department of Health, and follow their recommendations. However, a constant influx of information and m...

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 Macquarie Mountaineering Society – Ric Daniel remembers the early years

Macquarie Mountaineering Society – Ric Daniel remembers the early years

The Macquarie Mountaineering Society (MMS) was founded in 1967 and still today it's members keep in touch.  They've held a number of reunion events and have collated a wonderful book full of anecdotes and images from those carefree days.   "From the vantage point of our 60- and 70-year-old selves, it perhaps seems amazing that a group of mainly 17 to 21 year olds could accomplish what we all...

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 First graduating class of 1970 celebrates 50 years

First graduating class of 1970 celebrates 50 years

The first group of Macquarie graduates, the Class of 1969, graduated on Saturday 21 March in 1970. There were 152 graduates in March, and a further 39 graduates in a second ceremony later in the year. The University's first two doctorates were conferred on Harold George Cogger and Joan Elizabeth Kirkby.  The University received its first undergraduates in February 1967. On the 31st May 1967 ...