Uniquely located in the heart of one of Australia’s largest high-tech precincts in scenic green space close to cosmopolitan Sydney, Macquarie University is home to more than 42,000 students and 3,000 staff.
Macquarie is a progressive institution, both locally and internationally, and is committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, ensuring the continuation of Aboriginal knowledge, shared national culture and history.
Ranked among the top 10 universities in Australia in the 2019 US News Best Global Universities Rankings, Macquarie’s pioneering focus is on innovation, research and exploration. Macquarie has 11 subjects ranked in the top 100 in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Macquarie has invested over AUD 1 billion to create outstanding campus facilities with sophisticated digital technologies, such as Australia’s first and only private university hospital, a state-of-the-art library featuring a robotic book retrieval system, a sport and aquatic centre and a railway station.
With homestay, residential or private accommodation on and off campus, students enjoy a vibrant, friendly community, social clubs and an excellent sport and fitness programme with an Olympic-size swimming pool, personal trainers and a state-of-the-art Health Club.
With more than 300 companies located on or around campus, staff have access to outstanding research from some of the world’s leading organisations with many degrees being created in collaboration with -and also accredited by - professional organisations. Macquarie’s unique PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) programme gives students practical experience while studying and can help open doors to an exciting career. The programme focuses on work-integrated learning, encouraging students to take up internships and placements during their degree.
Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programmes in Australia for international students. Each year, Macquarie awards more than AUD 5 million in scholarships.