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Macquarie University

Macquarie University is a public university in New South Wales. It is named after Lachlan Macquarie. The University has international accreditation from ACU, OUA, and ASAIHL. It has more than 45,000 students on-campus of which more than 33,000 are undergraduates, more than 10,000 are postgraduates, and 1,000 plus are pursuing doctoral degrees. The University's motto is And Gladly Teche. Students can visit the official website at http://www.mq.edu.au/

Macquarie University History

Macquarie University's history is a beautiful journey of more than 50 years. It was established in the year 1964. The New South Wales government present the idea to open a new University for higher education. The main purpose of the government was to open a new high technology corridor in New South Wales. It is the first University in Australia that fully align the degree system with the Bologna Accord. 

Macquarie University Programs, Courses, and Schools 

Macquarie University programs are divided into four faculties that include –

  • Faculty of Arts 
  • Faculty of Medicine, Health, and Human Services
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Macquarie Business School 

Macquarie University undergraduate courses are in the field include –

  • Finance 
  • Physics 
  • Biology
  • English
  • Politics 
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Management 
  • Accounting 

To know more about Macquarie University undergraduate courses, click here https://www.mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course

Macquarie University graduate programs include –

  • Medicine 
  • Planning 
  • Commerce
  • Marketing
  • Environment
  • Criminology
  • Chiropractic
  • Biotechnology
  • Data Science 
  • Public Health

To know more about Macquarie University graduate programs, click here :  Macquarie University graduate programs

Macquarie University Achievements

  • It ranked 11 in the nation by THE. 
  • It ranked 11 in the nation by QS. 
  • It ranked 200 in the world by QS.
  • It ranked 195 in the world by THE.
  • Its business school is one of the oldest and best-ranked schools in Australia. 

Macquarie University USP

Macquarie University is best known for its courses in the field of law, business, arts, science, health, medicine, communication, and technology. It offers huge areas and fields to study. It has its excellence in research-related areas. It provides the best facilities for sports, culture, and academics to its students. The campus offers chances to get connected with the student community. 

Macquarie University Notable Alumni

Macquarie University's notable alumni include –

  • B. K. Mishra (Neurosurgeon)
  • Thea Astley (Writer)
  • Esther Szekeres (Mathematician)
  • Neil Trudinger (Environmentalist and Activist)
  • Tim Flannery (Physicist & Author)
  • John Clive Ward (Physicist)
  • Jose Enrique Moyal (Mathematician)
  • Geoffrey Hull (linguist)
  • John Veevers (Geologist)
  • Raewyn Connell (Sociologist)

Macquarie University Infrastructure and Services

 Macquarie University Campus

Macquarie University campus is in the Northwest of Sydney. The campus is filled with greeneries, peach orchards, market gardens, and beautiful parks. The campus has separate buildings for each faculty. Students find many cafes, food outlets, and residences on-campus.  The University has museums, research parks, art galleries, a sports center, an aquatic center, a private hospital, a sculpture park, and an observatory on-campus. 

 Macquarie University Library 

Macquarie University library has a great collection of over 1.8 million resources. The library has a collection including paleontology, rare books, and Egyptological resources. It is the only library in Australia that has an automated storage and retrieval system. This system has robotic cranes to request and deliver the item. Library provides peaceful study spaces and librarian support for the students. 

 Macquarie University Housing Services 

Macquarie University housing is available in the form of private rooms, double sharing rooms, or quad rooms. Students can choose a room of their own choice. The average housing cost is between $145 to $450 weekly. Students get fully furnished rooms with facilities including internet, dining, health cover, study areas, lounges, recreational zone, and many more. Students can visit the link to get more information about Macquarie University housing https://students.mq.edu.au/uni-life/accommodation/university-operated/viewing

Macquarie University Medical Services

Macquarie University medical services are offered by the private hospital of the University. University has a health center and counseling center on-campus. These centers support students with their physical and mental health-related problems. It has services including primary health care, emergency health treatment, acute care, pharmacy, special health care, and many others. 

Macquarie University Student Clubs 

Macquarie University student clubs include –

  • AFL Club
  • Business Analytics Club 
  • Cheerleading Club
  • Communications Club 
  • Community Garden Club
  • Cricket Club
  • Dance Club
  • Consulting Club
  • Falun Dafa Club
  • Freedom Club

Macquarie University Location 

Where Exactly 

Macquarie University Location is in Balaclava Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2109, Australia. 

Different Campuses Location 

The University has its main and only campus in the suburb of Macquarie Park, Sydney, Australia. 

Top Landmarks, Top Companies, & Top Airports Nearby 

  • Macquarie Ice Rink
  • Strike Macquarie
  • Event Cinema
  • Macquarie Centre
  • Spit Bridge
  • Lane Cove National Park
  • Kids World Playland & Café
  • Sydney Sundancer
  • The Limousine Line
  • Para Park Sydney
  • Sydney Airport (19.8KM Away)

Macquarie University International Students Information 

Macquarie University Courses Offered

Macquarie University courses are in the field include –

  • Finance 
  • Physics 
  • Biology
  • English
  • Politics 
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Management 
  • Accounting 
  • Medicine 
  • Planning 
  • Commerce
  • Marketing
  • Environment
  • Criminology

Macquarie University Student Support 

Macquarie University student support is available for all students by phone, online, or in person. The University team helps students with services including campus cards, forms, examinations, transport concession, non-award study, and many more. It provides support to students mentally, emotionally, and psychologically. Students can visit the office during business hours from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening. 

Macquarie University Visas & Immigration Support 

Macquarie University international students need a visa before starting their studies in Australia. Students can consult and apply for a visa at the Australian embassy or consulate. Students can apply for a visa only after getting an admission confirmation letter from the University. 

Some documents needed in the visa process include –

  • Visa Application Form (157A)
  • Criminal Record Check Documents 
  • Health Insurance Cover
  • English Proficiency Test Score
  • Financial Statements 
  • Admission Letter
  • Visa Fee 
  • Photographs (Four)
  • Valid Passport  

Macquarie University International Student Contact 

Macquarie University international students get support from the international student service team of the University. Students can contact them over the phone or visit the office in person. Students can contact on +61 (2) 9850 7112. 

Macquarie University Student Life 

Macquarie University Student Society 

Macquarie University Student Society includes –

  • A Cappella Society
  • Actuarial Students Society
  • Animal Rights Society
  • Business Society
  • Chess Society
  • Catholic Society
  • Debating Society
  • Education Society
  • Gaming Society
  • Harry Potter Society

Macquarie University Sports & Fitness

Macquarie University sports and aquatic center is fully equipped with modern sports gear. Students can access the new gym, and pool area on-campus. The center is committed to keeping the students fit and active. There are group fitness classes taken place by the University. Students can also get personal training, gymnastics and martial arts training, club sport, and many more. 

Macquarie University Health & Wellness

Macquarie University health and wellness programs help students to live a healthy student lifestyle on-campus. The health center is there to fulfill the physical health care and minor injury treatment. The counseling center has a team of psychologists that help students with mental health care needs. The fitness center, gym, and swimming pool are some relaxing points on-campus for the students.

Macquarie University Residential Life 

Macquarie University residential life is the best part of the student life at Macquarie University. Students get fully furnished rooms with facilities including internet, dining, health cover, study areas, lounges, recreational zone, and many more. The University campus has many weekend destinations at a nearby distance. Students can enjoy the parties, nightlife, and food of the city. 

Macquarie University Food & Drinks 

  • BAP Korean 
  • Boost Juice 
  • Chatime
  • Crunch Café
  • Cult Bake Bar
  • Cult Arts Precinct
  • Eat Istanbul
  • Gwilliam Canteen 
  • Indian Streets
  • Indi Go-Go
  • Lashings
  • Library Café
  • Little Asia

Macquarie University Short Term Getaways, Weekend Getaways

  • Macquarie Ice Rink
  • Strike Macquarie
  • Event Cinema
  • Macquarie Centre
  • Spit Bridge
  • Lane Cove National Park
  • Kids World Playland & Café
  • Sydney Sundancer
  • The Limousine Line
  • Para Park Sydney

Macquarie University Part Time Jobs 

Macquarie University part-time job opportunities help students in gaining professional work experience, and market skills. University allows its students to do both on-campus and off-campus jobs while studying. Students also earn some money to support their studies and personal expenses. It gives a boost to their career too. The career service help students in finding the right opportunities. 

Student Safety at the Macquarie University

Crime Around the Area

 The University has security officers on-campus that provide first-aid training and patrol on-campus 24 hours a day. The University also offers shuttle bus services to provide transportation facilities on-campus. The University sends the alert notification in the time of emergencies. Students are completely safe and secure on-campus. 

Good Safety Score

Macquarie Park is a safe suburb in Sydney. Sydney is the safest place to live in Australia. It is the fifth safest city in the world. 

Macquarie University Famous Courses 

  • Finance 
  • Physics 
  • Biology
  • English
  • Politics 
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Management 
  • Accounting 
  • Medicine 
  • Planning 
  • Commerce
  • Marketing
  • Environment
  • Criminology

Macquarie University Campus Recruitment 

Process – The PACE and other career programs help students in finding the right career opportunity after their studies. The University organizes career fairs and invites leading nationally to global companies on-campus. These companies offer placements and jobs for the students. The career service department helps students with every professional help. 

Famous companies that recruit directly from the Macquarie University

  • Microsoft Corporation
  • CSL
  • Telstra
  • Macquarie Group
  • Amcor
  • Qantas
  • Woolworths
  • BHP Group
  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation – $91,991
  2. Median Earnings 3 Years After Graduation – $51,187
  3. Employed 3 Years After Graduation – More than 90%
  4. Employed 12 Months After Graduation – 89%

Macquarie University Brochures and Application 

Students can directly apply through the link, here https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/how-to-apply

Download the University brochures, here https://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/study-options/publications

Macquarie University Application Requirements

Bachelors 

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee (No Fees)
  • School Mark Sheets (12 Years of Schooling)
  • 70% to 85% Marks (According to the Programs)
  • Resume (For Some Courses)
  • Visa and Passport 
  • English Proficiency Test Score (Any one)
  • IELTS (6.5)
  • PTE (58)
  • Duolingo (115)

Masters 

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee (No Fees)
  • Bachelors in the Relevant Field (65% Marks Minimum)
  • Professional Experience
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay 
  • Resume & CV
  • Visa and Passport 
  • English Proficiency Test Score (Any One)
  •  IELTS (6.5)
  • PTE (58)
  • Duolingo (115)

Macquarie University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Macquarie University Application Requirements

2.5
GPA
28
IB
75
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into top universities in Australia. To be able to get a successful admission in Macquarie University in Australia students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

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Macquarie University Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: AUD $ 37,500

Masters: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Macquarie University Deadlines

Deadlines vary for each program. Please check the program page for specific deadlines.

Macquarie University Rankings

Global

207
US News
195
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
192
Times Higher Education
155
GTU Rank

Regional

Australia
12
US News
14
QS
9 -10
Shanghai
10
Times Higher Education

Regional

Australia
13
US News

Macquarie University Scholarships

1. Macquarie Vice Chancellors International Scholarships

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Applicants must be eligible for the following criteria:

• Be a national of a country apart from Australia or New Zealand.

• Meet the University’s educational and English necessities for the course (must hold a full offer of admission by the application deadline).

• Achieved a minimum GPA equivalent of 5.0 out of 7.0 for Postgraduate applications; or a minimum or equivalent of 90 out of 100 for undergraduate applications.

• Applied for a program that's longer than one session in length.

• Begin study in session and year indicated within the scholarship offer letter, and commencement might not be postponed.

• Apply for a course and stay registered in a full-time study load.

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