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
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, …
– New Accommodation For International Students
Living among Macquarie’s vibrant community is one of the best experiences you can possibly have as an international student. Their accommodation is unique as it provides a balanced academic and social lifestyle among a supportive environment. Residents come from all over the world, creating a vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed.
Accommodation at Macquarie is located both on and off campus and offers unique experiences for its residents. …
– 9 subjects in Top 100 (QS Rankings by subject 2016)
The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, covering 42 subjects as of 2016. Published annually since 2011, the rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.
is rated 5 stars by QS and awarded the maximum 5 stars in all eight major categories. The university is home to 38,000 students from 114 countries. …
It was during her work as a volunteer in rehabilitation departments in Canada that Andrea Luk first witnessed the remarkable physical improvements that physiotherapy could bring, and the immense gratitude patients displayed towards their physiotherapists.
Inspired by this, she searched out a course that would allow her to change people’s lives for the better. Macquarie’s Doctor of Physiotherapy course delivered.
“It struck me as such a well-rounded program, especially with its business and research components,” she says. …
It’s the most widely consulted ranking for international students and once again has been classed as one of the region’s leading universities in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Macquarie’s pioneering research discoveries and respected academic programs have once again seen the University recognised as within the ten best universities in Australia.
It joins 47 other leading universities in the Asia-Pacific that appear within the top 300 in the world. …