Uniquely located in the heart of Sydney, Macquarie University is home to 3,000 staff and more than 44,000 students from 140 countries.
Ranked in the top one per cent of global universities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, Macquarie University’s mission is to provide transformative and practical learning experiences for students, ground-breaking innovation through partnerships with industry, and pioneering research discovery to better communities.
Macquarie offers more than 200 degrees in business, science, engineering, humanities, arts, media and communications, and medicine and health sciences. Students can also choose from Australia’s largest range of one-year master’s degrees or a wide range of double degrees to combine their interests and diversify their career prospects. In the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, Macquarie has seven subjects ranked in the top 100 globally.
Macquarie is located in Sydney’s fastest growing business region with more than 300 companies located on or around campus. Macquarie staff and researchers have access to outstanding research from some of the world’s leading organisations, while many degrees are created in collaboration with industry partners and accredited by professional associations. Thanks to Macquarie’s practical curriculum and strong industry partnerships, the university is ranked number one in Australia for Graduate Employment Rate (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020).
Macquarie has invested more than AUD 1 billion to build a world-class 126-hectare green campus, equipped with advanced digital facilities and extensive support services for students. It is the only Australian university with an on-campus private hospital and a metro station.
Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programmes in Australia for international students, with more than AUD 4 million awarded each year in scholarships.