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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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 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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 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...

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 Fighting cancer on the beaches

Fighting cancer on the beaches

In 2017, Fight on the Beaches chose Macquarie as one of two research beneficiaries of funding to find a cure for one of the world’s greatest killers. Macquarie’s Professor Gilles Guillemin from the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, is the lead researcher benefiting from the extraordinary support of Fight on the Beaches. Professor Guillemin, an a...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards

Macquarie University Alumni Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of alumni, and provide an opportunity to share their inspirational stories with the University and the wider community. Our alumni are a source of pride and motivation, and they embody the University’s association with excellence. The award categories ensure alumni from all areas of the community are recognised fo...

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 Discover ‘You to the Power of Us’ – Macquarie’s new ad campaign

Discover ‘You to the Power of Us’ – Macquarie’s new ad campaign

If you've visit the cinema or check your social media feeds recently, you might see some familiar faces pop up on the big screen, with some of Macquarie’s notable researchers featuring in the University’s new advertising campaign. Focusing on the power of human collaboration to achieve outcomes and impact, the campaign launch is a major milestone in the University’s ongoing ‘S...