Macquarie University graduate to miss campus friendships

Jovi (centre) and friends Ronja Reiche, Elyse Sutanawi, Ilkka Liinamo and Mary Jamieson (from left) celebrate in February.

Indonesian student Jovi graduated in February with a Master of Commerce in Marketing and says the thing he’ll miss most about Macquarie University is the time he spent with friends he made on campus.

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Business and economics faculty helps students take first steps into university

Bachelor of Commerce student Legrand Buan (right) with his First STEP mentor, Dr Verity Greenwood.

It is hard enough being a first-year university student, let alone a first-year international student! That was why Filipino student Legrand Buan decided to join the First STEP Mentoring Program run by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

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How to find the most suitable accommodation at Macquarie University

Residential halls on campus such as Robert Menzies (above) offer fully furnished single study bedrooms, just five minutes’ walk to campus. Photo: Peter Armarti

The right student accommodation can make a big difference during session. Get it right and you could find yourself in a great new pad, living in style and comfort surrounded by new friends.

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NSW Police, international students speak the same language through Weibo translation

Master of Translating and Interpreting student Xiao Jing says working on the Weibo translation project for the NSW Police Force has given her invaluable experience. Photo: Sze Kai Chen

When the NSW Police Force won in the technical category of the 2013 National Multicultural Marketing Awards for its Facebook and Weibo pages, its spokesman for international students paid tribute to Macquarie University’s Department of Linguistics.

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Malta a great jumping-off point to Europe, says Macquarie student

Stephanie Triefus (right) and her Erasmus Student Network friends on the fortified walls of Valletta, the capital of Malta.

Macquarie University student Stephanie Triefus, who is doing a Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Laws, recently returned from exchange to the University of Malta and says she can’t recommend Malta enough as a destination.

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