Connected curriculum


Countdown to 3MT Finals

Your PhD topic sounds really interesting but I’ve only got three minutes, so make it short and very sweet.


VC announces transformation of the student learning experience

Vice-Chancellor S Bruce Dowton has outlined a student-focused program to deliver on the Framing of Futures priority of transformative learning in a research-enriched environment. Presenting to senior University leaders on 8 May, the Vice-Chancellor said the curriculum transformation program is founded in a changing higher education landscape. “With Framing of Futures as our start point, […]


Q&A with University’s first Director of Data Science and eResearch

This month, the University appointed its first Director of Data Science and eResearch following the development of its first Data Science and eResearch Platform Strategy last year. We sat down with Associate Professor Shawn Ross to learn more about the future of the field, what researchers can learn, and how he’s taking his experience in […]


Successful live streaming lecture trial

Screenshot from an Active Learning Platform workshop. Fifteen units were part of a successful live streaming lecture pilot in Session 1. When surveyed, students expressed enthusiasm for the Q&A tool, where they could discuss the subject matter content amongst peers. The interactions continued after the live lectures, with lecturers or PAL leaders clarifying points of […]

Students Jude Tan and Alice Temblett with the Fuji Xerox Australia team for their PACE placement.

PACE demonstrates impact with new data and great placements

With Macquarie’s annual PACE prizes recently being awarded to students, and new quantitative evidence of the positive impact of work-integrated learning with our industry partners, it’s time to check out what’s going on with PACE. Two students were recently put through their paces with Fuji Xerox Australia as part of the PACE FOSC300 Unit – […]

International Engagement Strategy underway

Development of International Engagement Strategy underway

A great deal of work has been done over the last few years to develop key frameworks for the University, including Framing of Futures, The Research Strategy 2017-2024 and the Learning and Teaching Strategy. With these now in place and work on their delivery well underway, it is timely to now develop an International Engagement […]