A university powered by human collaboration
Macquarie University is ranked among the top one per cent of universities in the world. Since our foundation nearly 60 years ago, we’ve aspired to be a different type of university – one focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society. As a collective, we’re advancing world-class theoretical thinking and translating it into real-world solutions.
Where collaboration meets innovation
Macquarie’s Wallumattagal Campus is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest innovation district. With more than 300 companies located around the campus, our 45,000 students can tap into career-boosting industry connections, while our 3,000 staff can access research and innovation opportunities with world-leading organisations.
Expanding the frontiers of knowledge
Macquarie has an enviable reputation for research and teaching excellence. One hundred per cent of our research is rated at world standard or above; we’re ranked among the top 10 universities in Australia in many research disciplines; and three of our subjects are ranked among the top 50 globally and 11 among the top 100.
A proud tradition of innovating
Macquarie has a robust record of innovation. We pioneered the technology that underpins Wi-Fi, developed the first synthetic funnel-web spider antivenom and designed a sterilisation technique that combats fruit flies. Today, we’re focused on finding cures for motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
Building successful graduates
Macquarie’s pioneering approach to teaching and learning is built around a connected community: students are considered co-creators in their learning experience, while their degrees are linked to the latest research discoveries.