Summer 2012 – 2013 In this issue...
Saving lives in Cambodia
Helping to create a safer
existence for the people
In September, Professor Bruce Dowton was appointed the next Vice-Chancellor and President of Macquarie University.
Despite its relatively short history, Macquarie has become a university of international significance.
Take the opportunity to benefit from postgraduate study at Macquarie which is Australia’s number 1 modern university...
Whatever your area of interest we have the expertise to take your career further:
Macquarie is the only university in Australia to offer an interdisciplinary engineering degree...
The names of Australian Olympic stars like Melissa Wu and James Magnussen are synonymous with their sports of diving and swimming, but they have something else...
World-leading cancer specialist Professor John Boyages has brought his passion for personalised care to Macquarie University...
Music students couldn’t believe their luck when told they would receive personal mentoring from an ARIA award winner.
Not surprisingly, Hannah Kirkpatrick, granddaughter of the late country legend Slim Dusty, grew up with music all around her.
Showcasing some of our finest alumni, Alumni in the Spotlight is an exciting recent addition to the Alumni Web Community...
The new Dean of The Australian School of Advanced Medicine brings a wealth of experience to Macquarie.
The PACE initiative provides opportunities for students to engage with communities and companies and build skills that employers value.
Alumni Barbara Bessant and Vera Rado have made generous bequests to the University which will benefit students for years to come.
Macquarie’s new Doctor of Physiotherapy combines essential clinical practice with the business skills physiotherapists need to run their own clinic.
With climate and the environment the issue of our time and demand for top-quality scientists high, Macquarie is introducing a Master of the Environment degree.
Former student Roksana Yasmin is among a select group of educators in Australia who teach Bengali.
The annual Alumni Scholarships, funded by former students, offer valuable financial assistance to outstanding recipients.
Staying in touch with alumni is worth the effort, writes Iggy Pintado, Connector, Connection Generation Author and Director of Marketing & Innovation, UXC Connect.
Macquarie’s social media platforms for alumni allow you to maintain links with people all over the world.
Eight former students have been honoured in the 2012 awards.
With the support of a leading Macquarie academic, high school students across Australia are set to learn about the exciting new field...
Macquarie’s Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training (CEPET) has been established to support research into outstanding performance.
In keeping with the University’s commitment to professional development and lifelong learning opportunities...
Human sciences, Indian culture and astronomy were among the diverse themes discussed and showcased at events organised by the JJLS in the past year.
A selection of recently published books by Macquarie staff and alumni.
On behalf of the Macquarie University community we would like to thank all our generous donors this year.