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Bruce Dowton

A message from the Vice-Chancellor

Welcome to Macquarie University, which I am proud to lead as its fifth Vice-Chancellor and President. Macquarie is a vibrant and growing institution and I am delighted to welcome you to our web-home. Many have contributed to that growth in… Read more


April 17th, 2014 Paul Wild News
Photo: The Chancellor, the Hon. Michael Egan AO, awards a doctor of letters honoris causa to the Rt. Hon. Dr Malcolm Fraser AC CH

The Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC CH awarded honorary doctorate

In his occasional address following the presentation of a doctorate of letter honoris causa, the Rt. Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC CH has called for increased government funding in education, calling it “the greatest investment a government can make”. The Chancellor,… Read more

April 16th, 2014 Paul Wild News
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Thought Leadership series 2014 launches at Sydney’s MCA

The Faculty of Business And Economics’ Thought Leadership lecture series began again on 2 April with a lively discussion about Australia’s cultural future at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney’s Circular Quay. The Vice-Chancellor welcomed attendees before MCA Director Elizabeth… Read more

April 11th, 2014 Paul Wild News
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bruce Dowton meets with Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield

The Vice-Chancellor Meets With Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield

On Wednesday, the Vice-Chancellor met with Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield for a discussion about Macquarie University’s foundation and establishment. From 1965, Professor Mansfield occupied the first History chair in the Professoriate and later served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). One of… Read more

April 9th, 2014 Paul Wild News
Photo of the Vice-Chancellor listening to a presentation at the Harmony Day Symposium 2014

CDRN marks Harmony Day 2014

The Faculty of Business and Economics’ Cultural Diversity Research Network (CDRN) and the Ethnic Communities Council of New South Wales hosted this year’s Harmony Day Symposium, Whose Harmony? Exploring Global Diversity and Workforce Sustainability, on 21 March, and invited the Vice-Chancellor… Read more

April 2nd, 2014 Paul Wild News
Photo of the Vice-Chancellor with new International Scholarship recipients

International Scholarships welcome 2014

The Vice-Chancellor and Professor Jim Lee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) welcomed new international scholarship holders to the University at a function on campus last night. The growth in international scholarships awarded has been remarkable, as the Vice-Chancellor noted in his address…. Read more

March 17th, 2014 Paul Wild News
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Vice-Chancellor Attends Sustainability Representatives Network Meeting

The Vice-Chancellor attended the Sustainability Representatives Network (SRN) meeting on campus yesterday to speak about the University’s ongoing commitment to sustainable practises. The SRN promotes sustainability within departments and is comprised of dedicated staff and students who share new ideas… Read more