Macquarie University

Rank 10
Location Sydney
Established 1964
Famous For Computer Science, Engineering


Macquarie University is a renowned public research university in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1964, it is known for its innovative education and research approach, emphasising interdisciplinary collaboration and real-world impact.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs across a wide range of fields, including business and economics, engineering, health sciences, law, media and communications, science, and social sciences. It also offers several specialised programs, such as the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and the Bachelor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences, and has a strong research focus with strengths in the areas of environmental science, business, cognitive science, and engineering.

Services for International Students

The university offers a range of support services to help students achieve their academic, professional and personal goals, including academic advising, career services, and counselling. International students also get various resources and services that help them in making a successful transition to university life in a foreign country. They can get counselling services, disability support, career development services, financial assistance, spiritual support, and health services, among others. 


  • 180th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 130th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 192nd in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 39th in THE Impact Rankings 2023


Macquarie University offers a range of accommodation options for students, including on-campus and off-campus options. The on-campus housing includes the option of closing from dormitory-style residences, townhouses and apartments. These are fully furnished, and most rooms have en-suite bathrooms. Off-campus accommodation is also available for students wishing to stay at different locations. The university also offers a range of short-term accommodation options for students and visitors, including on-campus apartments, dormitories, and guesthouses.

About Location

Macquarie University's main campus is located in the suburb of North Ryde, which is approximately 16 kilometres from the centre of Sydney. It is easily accessible by public transportation and makes it easy for students to explore the area to enjoy their university life. Sydney is the largest Australian city, which has a great environment for students as they can enjoy the surroundings and also have the best job opportunities.

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