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ALUMNI FOCUS
 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

Have you graduated recently? Macquarie University is participating in the Australia-wide Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) throughout May. Keep an eye on your Macquarie University inbox for your unique invitation to complete the survey. GOS is a national survey conducted by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Your feedback is very important and will contribute direc...

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...

FEATURES
 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 –...

UNIVERSITY NEWS
 Introducing the Macquarie MD

Introducing the Macquarie MD

Macquarie University’s Doctor of Medicine, known as the Macquarie MD, was launched in 2017, with the first cohort of students beginning their journey to becoming a doctor in 2018. “The innovative, four-year graduate entry program integrates applied medical sciences with clinical sciences, professionalism, research and cultural responsiveness,” explains Professor Patrick McNeil, Execut...