Macquarie University

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Located in the heart of Sydney's high-technology business precinct, Macquarie University is recognised internationally and has been ranked in the global 1% of universities worldwide. It is renowned for its excellence in interdisciplinary teaching and research, real-world approach to learning, highly skilled graduates, and first-class facilities.

Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

Sydney is a destination like no other. From the iconic Sydney Harbor and more than 100 beaches to picturesque mountains and arts and cultural festivals, Sydney has something for everyone. Ranked as the 4th best student city in the world – and home to the regional headquarters of around 500 multinational companies – Sydney is the ultimate place to live and study.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ranked 130 in the world: QS World Rankings, 2024
  • 7 subjects ranked in the top 100: QS World Ranking by subject, 2023
  • $1 billion invested: Study at a world-class campus

Our key majors include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Medicine and health sciences (MD, Physio, Chiropractic, Public Health)
  • Business (MBA, MAF)
  • Liberal arts (Creative Industries, Communications)
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • IT (Cyber Security, Intelligence)
  • Environmental studies

On Campus Housing

We offer a range of both on-campus and off-campus housing, which can be explored on our housing website.

Career Planning

Macquarie University provides different services to support the career planning of students and graduates through the career office.


The many sporting clubs at Macquarie reflect the Australian passion for sport and comprise a wide range of leisure pursuits including snow skiing, water-skiing, scuba diving, tennis, squash, yoga, and karate.


Macquarie provides a wealth of social, cultural, and sporting resources leading to extensive personal growth and development.

Information Technology

Different computer labs with Internet access are located around the campus. The main computer lab is located on the university library.


An extensive range of cultural facilities on-campus encourages students to broaden their horizons. A number of museums and collections can be found on-campus.

International Involvement

Our students have the opportunity to improve their experience as an exchange student by choosing from nearly 200 partner institutions in more than 50 countries around the world. Every local or international student participating in the exchange program will receive a travel scholarship.

Modified on December 20, 2023