Macquarie University is an Australian public teaching and research university in Macquarie Park, New South Wales. Macquarie is ranked in the 201st-300th bracket and 8th-9th in Australia in the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney. The university comprises four faculties, and is the fourth largest University in Sydney. Macquarie University also has the largest student exchange programme in Australia. The university is also ranked among the national top five recipients of relative research income.
Macquarie has been consistently ranked in the top 10 Universities in Australia and among the top 200 Universities in the world by various sources. International students now study for a world-renowned Macquarie University degree in the heart of Sydney, at Macquarie City Campus. With one of Australia’s most culturally diverse student populations, Macquarie City Campus offers students an innovative, international approach to education in a convenient location. At Macquarie City Campus, students can study a modern and professionally relevant Macquarie University degree with access to state-of-the-art services and facilities. With three intakes a year (in March, July and August) for most programs, and core units offered every semester together with a range of elective units, Macquarie City Campus offers flexibility and the potential to fast-track bachelor degree in two years rather than the standard three.
According to the Good Universities Guide to Australian universities, starting salaries for Macquarie graduates have been ranked as the highest in Australia for ten consecutive years. Nearly 94 per cent of surveyed Macquarie graduates under the age of 25 are employed full-time within six months of completing their studies, with many earning above the national average starting salary.
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