Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.Ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world, Macquarie University is considered one of Australia’s best universities, producing graduates that are among the most sought after professionals in the world. With a strong tradition of innovation and exploration, we continue to break new ground with research ranked in the top one per cent in the world.
A PLACE OF INSPIRATION
Uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest hightech precinct, Macquarie brings together 40,000 students in one exciting hub of discovery. Over AU$1 billion has recently been invested in our facilities and infrastructure so our students can thrive in learning environments that are inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies.
AN EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE
Renowned for our expertise in areas like business, health and medical sciences, we offer a wide range of exceptional undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research degrees that are informed by our worldleading research discoveries.Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia, providing many opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies here.
With over 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, our students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. With degrees designed in consultation with industry and a focus on practical, ‘real world’ learning, our students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for. Macquarie graduates stand out from the crowd through their participation in programs like Participation and Community Engagement (PACE) and the Global Leadership Program, both of which offer students the chance to build develop practical professional and leadership skills in work and community environments both within Australia and overseas.Students from over 120 countries are warmly welcomed into the Macquarie community and benefit from special ongoing academic, language and wellbeing support throughout their study.
FLEXIBILITY AND STRONG FOUNDATIONS
The Macquarie University International College offers a seamless pathway into our undergraduate degrees for students who are seeking a flexible entry option. Bridging the gap between secondary school and university, the College brings together foundation and diploma programs with our awardwinning English Language Centre and support from our IELTS centre. And with everything all in the one place on our campus, students can enjoy being part of our vibrant community from the very beginning.
A few facts about us
- multi-billion dollar investment in facilities and infrastructure, including the most high-tech university library in Australia
- Australia’s first and only private, not-for-profit hospital on a university campus
- a campus in one of the largest business and technology precincts in the southern hemisphere, creating a hub of innovation and excellence
- a 126-hectare park-like campus protected by our award-winning sustainability practices