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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.

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Macquarie University Introduces New Engineering Degrees


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Future Focused Engineering Degrees

At , we are building talented and knowledgeable engineers and forming a community of innovators and creators with a passion for research and making a real impact.

Our engineering programs uniquely combine a solid foundation in theoretical knowledge with modern, practical skills acquisition and industry experience.

Our academics research staff are world-renown experts in their fields and leading research in areas including antenna design, next generation wireless communication systems,  …

Macquarie University Introduces Australia’s Largest Range Of 1 Year Master Degrees


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With a relevant degree and good academic performance (WAM of 65+) you can now choose from Australia’s largest range of one year Master Degrees – saving you both time and money.

It’s our mission at Macquarie to prepare you for the future – whateverit’s going to look like. With experts predicting that by 2025 around 50 percent of jobs as we know them today won’t exist, it’s vital that you graduate with the right skill set for a changing world of work. …

Macquarie University’s 2018 STEM Superstars Named


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Three academics from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have been named in 2018’s list of the superstars of STEM, announced by Science & Technology Australia (STA).

Macquarie’s superstars are:

  • Dr Lizzy Lowe – an urban ecologist, passionate about working with local communities to improve the health of our cities with a particular passion for raising the public profile of under-appreciated animals such as spiders,

Leading Telescope Science and Technology Group Moves To Macquarie University


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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, …

Macquarie University Incubator Given International Design Award


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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. …

At-A-Glance
Location:Sydney, New South Wales
Population:4.6 million
Student Population:35,000
Strengths:Business, Speech and Hearing, Chiropractic, Linguistics
Campus locations:North Ryde (Sydney)
City Campus (Sydney’s Central Business District
CRICOS code 00002J