Do Australians and International students students mix? It's an interesting question.....let's find out :)

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International and Aussie students: do they mix?


Taken from Macquarie University’s online edition of The Globe. Do International and Australian students mix? It’s an interesting question…..let’s find out :)

Some international students worry about whether they’ll be able to make friends and fit in with local students in Australia. Here, Australian Macquarie student Lydia Melek busts some myths about international students and shares a story of friendship across borders.

“In the second year of my Arts / Commerce bachelor degree, …

Taken from Macquarie University's online news edition, we had to share this short and colourful blog about a students love of Australia.

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Taken from the Macquarie University’s online news edition, we just had to share this short and colourful blog with you! Apply to Macquarie University here

“Exactly 11 months ago, I travelled 17,000km and landed down under, extremely anxious and excited at the same time. I had finally achieved one of the goals I had when applying to university: go on a year abroad in Australia.

As a destination, Sydney has so much to offer. …

Macquarie University's new Sydney City campus offers new programs. The Masters of International Business is just one of them. Check it out!

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Macquarie University is pleased to announce the new Sydney City Campus course offering for 2016. The following world-class programs are available for study from session 1, 2016:

In the heart of Sydney, in Wynyard precinct, our new Sydney City Campus will allow students to enjoy personalised attention and be supported throughout their university life. Students will also have access to the excellent facilities of our main campus at North Ryde, ensuring they get the best of both worlds. …

Macquarie University Hospital is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus. Prince Harry

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Macquarie University Hospital is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus. It is located on the grounds of Macquarie University, next to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, in innovation corridor Macquarie Park in north-west Sydney, New South Wales.

Modelled on renowned international university hospitals, the hospital’s approach to treatment is based on combining the best available knowledge and expertise to ensure patients receive a comprehensive and integrated service, …

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Macquarie University is one of KOM Consultants partnered universities. It offers programs in Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Law and many more…

Today we’re keeping in snappy and looking at Macquarie University in numbers.

OK here goes……



 KOM Consultants are the application centre for over 20 overseas universities.

Call us for more information or to have a chat!  …

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Where’s Matt?


 Is he climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

Maybe he is at the Sydney Taronga Zoo?

Or is he touring Macquarie’s campus?


Matthew Price is our professional program specialist in the KOM Consultants Office.

He is currently in Australia visiting universities, including Macquarie University in Sydney Australia.  We are excited upon his return to get great information about what Macquarie University has to offer, …

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce S Dowton has announced the establishment of a new Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University.

The Academic Health Sciences Centre is a partnership between Macquarie University and healthcare providers, with an integrated approach to research, clinical services, education and training. This research and healthcare model is used by many of the world’s leading academic institutions and hospitals, including Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, UCLA and Mayo Clinic. …

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Macquarie University’s researchers, teachers and students are well supported by recent investments of more than $1 billion in facilities and infrastructure, including Macquarie University’s new library, refurbished teaching and resarch spaces, a full equipped gymnasium complete with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and hopsital with associated research facilities.

Macquarie University has also recently been named Australia’s highest-ranking modern university by QS, which placed Macquarie University first in Australia and 16 in the world among universities and under 50 years of age. …

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Future of media launched in lab at Macquarie University


Creative media and future journalism students now have access to Australia’s most sophisticated and current media production facilities, with the launch of Y3A’s Futures Lab at Macquarie University.

“Traditional media outlets are actually in some ways shrinking, while the amount of journalism is actually growing,” said Professor John Simons, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. …

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So here are the answers to the Australian Trivia Challenge we posted.  Let’s see how many you got correctly.


What is the population of Australia?    23 million

How long is the flight from Toronto – Sydney (flying time not including layovers)?  19 hours

KOM staff  have taken these long flights a number of times.  Our suggestion is to follow the airlines guidelines.  Get up and walk around – …