Student life and support

Student life and support

University is about more than just studying. Our campus is a vibrant community where you'll connect with like-minded people, discover new interests and be supported to achieve your best.

Get involved

get involved

With more than 170 student groups and sport clubs at Macquarie, you'll have many opportunities to meet new people, develop personal skills and experience other cultures. Our campus events will keep you entertained with weekly farmers' markets, movie screenings, music performances and art exhibitions.


Be supported

be supportedWe help you achieve your best with a wide range of free student services, including:

As an international student studying in Australia, you are protected by the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000. Macquarie has specific roles and responsibilities as part of this Act, and we take these obligations seriously to provide you with a positive study experience.


Be safe

be safeOur campus is a safe and welcoming place for students from all over the world. You can feel relaxed knowing that help available when you need it:

  • A friendly Campus Security team, who can be reached via help points throughout the campus
  • Campus shuttle bus and after hours security escorts
  • Free 24-hour helpline (1800 CARE MQ)
  • Advice on personal safety during orientation
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