Humanities & Social Sciences

ALUMNI FOCUS
 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...

ALUMNI FOCUS
 Leaving a legacy for indigenous Australians

Leaving a legacy for indigenous Australians

Many alumni choose to leave a gift in their will to help students at Macquarie University. Alumnus Glenn Goodacre is one of them. He plans to invest in future generations of Australians by making a bequest to the University. Glenn has chosen to leave his bequest to Indigenous Accommodation Scholarships, for undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Business and Economics. “I wa...

UNIVERSITY NEWS
 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...

RESEARCH
 Solutions for the future

Solutions for the future

With more than 85 per cent of Australians living in the coastal zone, ensuring that innovative solutions are developed to protect and enhance the coastal ecosystems on which we depend is vital. While coral reefs and polar ecosystems often grab the media attention, it is the temperate coastal ecosystems that are of greater ecological importance in terms of the services they provide – and th...

UNIVERSITY NEWS
 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...