Macquarie University

Macquarie University (/məˈkwɒrɪ/) is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.[3]

Macquarie University
Seal of Macquarie University
MottoAnd gladly teche
TypePublic university
Established1964; 57 years ago (1964)
(31 December 2014)[1]
ChancellorMartin Parkinson AC
Vice-ChancellorS Bruce Dowton
Academic staff
1,698 (2018)[2]
Administrative staff
1,960 (2018)
Students45,558 (2018)
Undergraduates33,087 (2018)
Postgraduates9,889 (2018)
1,582 (2018)
Location, ,

33°46′31″S 151°6′50″E
CampusUrban, parkland
Named AfterLachlan Macquarie
ColoursGreen, gold & white
AffiliationsACU, OUA, ASAIHL

Established as a verdant university, Macquarie has five faculties, as well as the Macquarie University Hospital and the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, which are located on the university's main campus in suburban Sydney.

The university is the first in Australia to fully align its degree system with the Bologna Accord.[4][5][6]