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 Women in business

Women in business

Innovative programs are not only helping women students juggle multiple commitments to get the education they seek, but are also empowering students and alumni to make real differences in the lives of underprivileged women around the world. Of the 20,000 or so Australians who graduate from MBA programs each year, less than one third are female. It’s a depressing statistic, and one that th...

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 This sporting life

This sporting life

The face of university sport is changing, with students now just as likely to compete in quidditch or dragon boat racing as they are to play cricket or hockey. Sport has always been a big part of university life, and in the early days macquarie’s students chose from the usual suspects – rugby, hockey, rowing, cricket and tennis. Daringly, for a New South Wales university, macquarie also...

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 MGSM announces alumni scholarship

MGSM announces alumni scholarship

Professor Alex Frino, Dean of Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) is proud to announce the upcoming 2015 MGSM Future Leaders Scholarship Competition, created exclusively for high performing Macquarie University alumni. The competitive program will provide two exemplary students a fully-funded scholarship for the MGSM Master of Management (MMgmt). MGSM, renowned for exceptional...

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 Science has a makeover

Science has a makeover

Even if you graduated only recently, you might not recognise science at Macquarie. In January 2015 the Faculty of Science was renamed the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Its new name reflects the cross-disciplinary nature of scientific research and the rapid growth of engineering at Macquarie over the last few years. As well as a name change, there have been physical changes: the bio...

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 Take your studies further

Take your studies further

As we reported previously, one of the standout findings in the 2014 Alumni Survey was the level of interest many of you have in further study. At Macquarie, we have a range of postgraduate degrees and short courses that will help you build on your existing skills and develop the knowledge you seek, in the comfort of a familiar, welcoming environment. So if you’d like to reconnect with old fr...

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 Macquarie alumnus to head CSIRO

Macquarie alumnus to head CSIRO

Technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist Larry Marshall has been appointed to head Australia’s peak science and research organisation CSIRO when current chief executive Megan Clark steps down in 2015. Dr Marshall, who has a doctorate in physics from Macquarie, was chosen from a field of more than 70 candidates for a role that is arguably the most important position in national scien...