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 2020 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2020 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 email inbox for your unique invitation to complete the GOS. GOS is a national survey conducted by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Your feedback is very important and will contribute directly to th...

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 Alumnus Ambassador Brendan Berne strengthens Franco-Australian relations

Alumnus Ambassador Brendan Berne strengthens Franco-Australian relations

Macquarie alumnus Brendan Berne (B Econ Hons 1993) is the Australian Ambassador to France, Algeria, Mauritania, and Monaco. Prior to his appointment in July 2017, he held a range of positions in Canberra including Ambassador for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and First Assistant Secretary, Investment and Economics Branch Division. He has served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission at t...

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 Win a double pass to Archibald Prize 2018

Win a double pass to Archibald Prize 2018

  "Is a selfie the modern-day self-portrait?" For your chance to win one of thirty double passes to the Archibald Prize 2018, post a creative selfie of yourself with #mqalumni on our Facebook post and like our page by midnight Friday 13 July AEST. Prize winners will be judged and notified via private messenger. Conditions apply. Please refer to terms and conditions: mq.ed...

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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 –...