Macquarie University began in 1964 in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde. Over 35,000 students were enrolled in 2003, with approximately 6,000 of these as international students from more than 80 countries.Honouring its reputation as one of Australia’s leading educational institutions; Macquarie is committed to providing students with quality academic knowledge and unparalleled life experience.
Located only 45 minutes from the centre of Sydney, you are near one of the most multicultural cities in the world. With a population of four million people from over 180 different nations, Sydney is a relaxed and friendly community with a colourful mix of exceptional landscape, entertainment, history and culture.
On campus, students have access to sporting facilities, many shops, services and food outlets. There are over 100 clubs and societies from drams to bushwalking and many sport clubs. Get the “inside story” on what the Macquarie experience is all about in the online newspaper, “The Macquarie Globe“.
Macquarie has earned its title as Australia’s Innovative University. The quality and range of studies, facilities and resources make Macquarie a world-class place to study.
Macquarie University latest news
Effective 1 July, has assumed responsibility for the research and optical instrumentation capability of the Australian Astronomical Observatory, a group with 45 years of excellence in astronomy instrumentation.
The group will be known as AAO-Macquarie and will partner with the University of Sydney, the Australian National University, and Astronomy Australia Limited to form a collaborative national capability for astronomical instrumentation, Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO).
“The consortium will build new optical astronomy instruments for the world’s largest telescopes, …
The Incubator has been awarded the internationally-renowned GREEN GOOD DESIGN award in the research and technology category for 2018.
GOOD DESIGN® is the world’s most prestigious, recognised, and oldest Design Awards program organised annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.
HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York officially launched the Incubator in September 2017, and is a space designed to nurture, equip and accommodate budding entrepreneurs as they grow a business idea or social venture into a successful start-up. …
An exciting new arts precinct is being created at as part of the Campus Development Plan.
The Arts Precinct Project (MUAPP) is a transformational project for the Faculty of Arts that will consolidate ten of twelve departments into a precinct that showcases the unique nature and focus of each department.
“The development of the new arts precinct is an exciting project to happen in the rich history of our Faculty, …
TWO MACQUARIE RESEARCHERS ACHIEVE THE WEB OF SCIENCE 2017 HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHER LIST
Two researchers from , Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, meaning they are among a distinguished group of the most frequently cited researchers in the world.
The Web of Science citation analysis identifies the most frequently cited researchers as determined by the extent to which their papers have supported, …
Macquarie Academics Transform Student Learning
Three academics have been recognised in the 2017 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, presented by the Australian Awards for University Teaching.
Dr Kira Westaway, Dr Neil Harrison and Corrinne Sullivan (formerly Franklin) have all been honoured for their exceptional contributions to the quality of student learning over a sustained period.
From the Department of Environmental Sciences, Dr Kira Westaway has received one of the awards for the creation of effective earth science learning environments that support different learning styles, …