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 Setting trends in education – technology in the classroom and how to teach thinking about thinking

Setting trends in education – technology in the classroom and how to teach thinking about thinking

Alumnus Matt Bower (BEcon 1994, GradDipEd 1996, BSc 2005, PhD 2008) is passionate about the use of technology to enhance learning.  As Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies, his job in a nutshell is to inspire future generations of teachers to integrate technology into their classrooms and conduct the research that helps them to do so effectively. Matt will be a gues...

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 MGSM Global MBA attracts leaders from all over the world

MGSM Global MBA attracts leaders from all over the world

The Macquarie Business school welcomes a new addition to the MGSM portfolio. A reimagined, fully online MBA that focuses on transferable “soft skills” - such as emotional intelligence, critical thinking and cultural competence – that have been identified by the World Economic Forum as key to the future of work in a global economy. The Global MBA has been designed to prepare profession...

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 Honorary Doctorate bestowed on the legendary Dr Wendy Harmer

Honorary Doctorate bestowed on the legendary Dr Wendy Harmer

As the leaves on the China Pear and Liquidambar trees around campus were starting to turn amber and gold, Macquarie University’s autumn graduation series in April featured several honorary doctorates being awarded. A fine selection of Australian and International esteemed community leaders received honorary doctorates acknowledging their exceptional contributions to society in their respe...

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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...

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 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...