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ALUMNI FOCUS
 The gift that keeps on giving

The gift that keeps on giving

Greville Anthony Price, a graduate of the Division of Environment and Life Sciences, left a most generous gift in his will to the University. Specifying his desire to support research in plant ecology, his bequest allowed for the publication of research on the native vegetation of Duck River and Rookwood Cemetery in Western Sydney. This is an example of one person’s wish to support a spec...

ALUMNI FOCUS
 International Alumni update

International Alumni update

Thank you to everyone who has played a role in our international Alumni chapters and networks to date and we hope you will continue to do so. The Our University: A Framing of Futures vision will be revealed soon and Macquarie will be celebrating its Jubilee next year. We invite alumni to celebrate the University’s wonderful achievements to date. If you are interested in being more involve...

ALUMNI FOCUS
 Participation units gain PACE

Participation units gain PACE

Macquarie’s Participation and Community Engagement (PACE) program gives students the opportunity to put their academic knowledge to practical use. But not only do they develop capabilities and skills that employers value, the experience can also change the direction of a graduate’s life. Macquarie alumnus Ryan Zahrai took up a PACE unit when he was in his fourth year studying Law. ...

VC'S DESK
 Our University: A Framing of Futures

Our University: A Framing of Futures

Over the past few months, I have asked staff, students and alumni to join me in a strategic planning process we have called Our University: A Framing of Futures, to define our long-term aspirations and make Macquarie University truly distinctive within Australia and around the world. The history of our University is remarkable. As a graduate you know that in just a few decades, we have emer...

UNIVERSITY NEWS
 Student Advisory Board gets a makeover

Student Advisory Board gets a makeover

Students are being given a greater voice in the running of the University thanks to the new Student Advisory Board. Designed to ensure students are heard by the University Council and can directly influence their university experience, the Board helps ensure that student perspective is considered in the university’s strategy and decision-making processes. Board members also provide input ...