Join us for afternoon tea on Wednesday 12th October while we talk about the opportunities you have to study in India and Indonesia.

The Australia Awards scholarship is one of our favourites, because it's all about helping students from developing countries make a difference in their communities through postgraduate study in Australia.

Applications are now open and we hope to see lots of brilliant Australia Awards scholars at Macquarie next year. Visit .

Australia Awards
A quick guide to everything you need to know about the upcoming election.

The Australian Election Explained - Insider Guides | Study in Australia
Studying at Macquarie Uni?

Have your say and tell us what you value on campus – you could win a $100 voucher too!

Central Courtyard: eat your lunch there, meet with friends, or just passing through?

Rate the Central Courtyard and you could win a $100 voucher!

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"When I decided to move here from Karachi, Pakistan to attend university, I had no idea what I wanted to study. I love being around children so I chose Early Childhood Education, and I'm so happy with my choice. It's been a really great experience studying here at Macquarie. The course was excellent, my teachers were really helpful, and I've made lots of wonderful friends.
I've started working...
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Do you have a great business idea? Now's the time to sell it with Macquarie University's Start Up Pitch Competition.

You have until May 2nd to form a team of up to 4 members and submit your brilliant idea. The winners will receive up to $10,000 in funding.

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With graduations continuing this week, we asked our new alumni what they plan to do next.
9 subjects in World Top 100 (QS Rankings by subject 2016)

Macquarie University now features amongst the world's elite institutions in 21 of the 42 subjects featured in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject. Nine of these subject areas at Macquarie were considered to be in the world’s top 100:

English language and literature
Earth and marine...
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016
The event millions of visitors come to Sydney for each year! Make sure you are in town for this free light festival extravaganza. [ Link ]

When Joey, Sean & Evan from the Cougar Robotics team in the US were offered a Macquarie University FIRST Scholarship to study Engineering in Sydney Australia, we bet they never imagined it would also take them to China to compete at the World Adolescent Robot Contest in 2015.

Read more about how the Macquarie University 3132 Thunder Down Under and 5331 the Lighting Bots teams performed here:
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Happy Friday!
No idea what to do in your free time? We have it all covered for you! Follow these TOP 10 pages on Facebook for things to do, events and entertainment in Sydney all year round:
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We would like to invite all members of the Macquarie University community to celebrate the successes of women past and present and as well as make a commitment to eliminating violence against women. Come to the courtyard on Tuesday March 8th from 12-2pm for this free community event where there will be information stalls from various student, staff and sporting groups; activities; as well as...
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International Women's Day at Macquarie University 2016

Want to learn about swim safety and meet new people at Macquarie for free? The Swim Safe Warriors (SSW) Program for international students teaches you how to swim and the dangers and joys of Australian waters. Commencing next Tuesday 8 March, the six week program runs on either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 11:30am - 12:30pm and is a great opportunity to meet other students and learn about local...
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Did you enjoy O Week? Check out the video Marketing and Media student Son Ngyuen took with his GoPro last week, capturing all the fun during Orientation at Macquarie University.
Australia loves cricket, so Macquarie orientation obviously involves teaching our new students how to play it!
That mix of nervousness and excitement (nercitement?) as you prepare to leave home to study in Australia. API Study Abroad - Academic Programs International

Destined for Sydney - The Macquarie Globe
Rifaie Tammas survived the Syrian conflict that devastated his hometown of al-Quasir, and is now a postgraduate student in the Department of Security Studies and Criminology. Listen to his inspiring story in this week's Pioneering Minds podcast.

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Happy Friyay! Here is some homework for the weekend: Learn how to speak 'Australian' and surprise your Aussie friends with words like 'spag bog' or 'avanavo' on Monday!

How to speak Australian : Abbreviate Everything - We are a lazy nation For licensing email Jason! Thanks to Rhys!

A very happy new year to all our friends celebrating today. We spotted one monkey on campus – anyone else born in the year of the monkey?