Ranked among the top two percent of universities worldwide (Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Rankings of World Universities 2011), Macquarie University Sydney offers world-class degree programs and an outstanding student lifestyle.
Located 15kms from Sydney’s city centre, Macquarie’s 126 hectare parkland campus is the envy of other Australian universities and blends peaceful green spaces with cutting-edge facilities for learning, research and recreation.
“The Macquarie campus is so beautiful. I’d seen pictures online, but thought ‘they must be photoshopped’. But it really is gorgeous. I’m already dreading going home… I’m ready to move here!”
Kelley O’Sullivan, USA
Exchange student - Semester 1, 2012
Over AU1 billion has been invested in facilities such as a brand new library (featuring Australia’s only robotic document retrieval system), modern sport and aquatic centre, and the only private teaching hospital on an Australian university campus. Macquarie is also the only Australian university with its own train station, providing a direct rail link to the city centre and residential suburbs.
Awarded 5 stars for student diversity by the Good Universities Guide, over 12,000 international students from more than 110 countries choose Macquarie for its flexible and innovative programs.
Macquarie’s world-class undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are:
- focused on graduate outcomes, giving you practical and creative problem solving skills employers look for
- flexible, giving you the chance to tailor your program to suit your passions and interests
- informed by a global outlook and our world-leading research
“I chose Macquarie because it provides a high-quality education in my chosen field of International Relations. Its location and cultural diversity also makes it a great ‘door’ to doing business in Asia.”
Robert Hollander, The Netherlands
Learning at Macquarie goes beyond the classroom, with unique programs such as the Global Leadership Program and PACE International offering students the chance to develop their leadership and cross-cultural skills through hands-on experiences both in Australia and overseas.
An extensive study exchange network and generous student mobility funding means every student at Macquarie has the chance to enhance their degree with international experience.
Macquarie’s location in heart of Sydney’s high technology precinct also offers students increased opportunities for industry connections with companies like Microsoft and Sony. The University’s internships program is one of the longest established and most extensive in Australia.