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Macquarie University

General information



Balaclava Road, North Ryde, NSW, 2109


+61 2 9850 7433


+61 2 9850 7111


Macquarie University was founded in 1964 to be a radical and unconventional addition to the New South Wales tertiary education market. Fifty years on, Macquarie University is still different.

Macquarie is proudly a university of service and engagement - engaging students and staff through transformative learning and life experiences, and serving the world through discovery, dissemination of knowledge and ideas, innovation and deep partnerships.

Our unique location, in the heart of Australia's largest high-technology precinct, provides benefits for staff and students through an environment of outstanding research and innovation, and through learning and teaching opportunities with world-leading organisations.


A five-star university

Macquarie was awarded five stars in the international QS Stars rating system for its performance in:

  • graduate employability
  • teaching
  • research
  • facilities
  • innovation
  • internationalisation
  • access
  • specialist subjects

We are one of only 5 Australian universities to receive 5 stars in all categories.