When your potential is multiplied by a university built for collaboration, anything can be achieved.
Macquarie University is one of the Top 10 Universities in Australia and Top 250 Universities in the World (TIME’s World University Rankings 2019). It is a self-described hub of students, lecturers and researchers who are all trying to study for and build a better future.
Macquarie is a large-sized university with a main campus located in North Ryde (a 30-minute train ride from the Sydney CBD).
As with any other large university, Macquarie University teaches across all major areas. In particular, Macquarie University is famous for Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Media and Communication. Moreover, Macquarie University was one of the first universities in the world to offer Actuarial Studies as a major.
Meeting the needs of industry is a major focus at Macquarie. All degrees and courses have been designed to enhance students’ working skills and capabilities so that Macquarie graduates get a head-start in their careers. A number of international companies like Cochlear, Microsoft and Huawei are also located on and around the Macquarie University campus. The university even boasts its own innovation hub and startup incubator. This doesn’t mean that Macquarie University neglects research however – they have over 30 researchers in the top 1% of respective fields at a global standard, especially in the sciences.