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Macquarie University

Macquarie University

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Macquarie University (MQ) is an amazing place to Study Abroad.

Based on a large campus parkland in Sydney’s suburbs, MQ is a relatively new yet comprehensive university renowned for its academic excellence and with a strong tradition of being bold and innovative.

With c.40k students MQ is a diverse student community with a very broad range of subject areas on offer. With one of Australia’s largest student exchange programmes, MQ has vast experience in hosting international and study abroad students from all over the world, with their wide range of support services and top-quality facilities making them a very popular destination.

Located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct, but only 15km via a direct train line to Sydney – a vibrant and multicultural city consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the world to live.

MQ offers you the chance to live and learn in a dynamic and progressive institution, in one of the best cities in the world to be a student.

Further information
Who can participate? All Reading disciplines that allow Study Abroad that are taught at MQ.
Entry requirements: Minimum 55% average.
Semester dates: Semester 1: February – June
Semester 2: July – November
Cost of living:  Please see MQ’s Cost of Living webpage.
Additional costs: Dependent on duration of studies a visa might be required to study at MQ.
Will need to take out compulsory medical insurance through MQ Overseas Student Health Cover
NB – Eligible students might be able to recoup costs through Student Finance.
Further information: MQ Study Abroad webpages
2019 Exchange Program Brochure
Exchange Program Fact Sheet
MQ accommodation (video)
Life @ MQ (video)
International Student’s MQ (video)
Module choice handbook
MQ Accommodation
MQ Student Support
MQ Social life
MQ sports & recreation
Living in Sydney
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