What's Contract Cheating?

It’s when you get someone else to do your assignment, or do the bulk of it, or edit it so much that it’s no longer your work. Usually this is done by someone like a family member, classmate or Assignment Help company.

It’s cheating. Assignments are to test your knowledge, not someone else's.

Watch the video for how to do it right!

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What you need to know

Changes to special consideration

If you're impacted by COVID-19, and need to apply for special consideration, you can now submit a statement of fact as evidence.

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Changes to Withdraw Without Penalty Procedure

Check the information on our website if you’ve experienced special circumstances after the Census Date and are thinking of applying.

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Enrol for Session 3

Catch up or get ahead in your studies. Enrolment opens on 4 Nov via eStudent.

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Returning international students

Pilot plan to welcome back international students to NSW was approved by the government on 24 September 2021.

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HDR students

Dedicated site with specific information for Higher Degree by Research students.

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SC grade not available in 2021

Just a reminder that the Special Circumstances (SC) grade was only used in 2020. In 2021, student’s who don’t successfully complete a unit will receive a fail grade for that unit.

What's happening at MQ

Get involved, connect, and have some fun as part of the MQ community. Find out what's on, check the student news, or join a student group. Follow our social channels to stay in touch with student life.

Key dates

For students undertaking most undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Orientation 15 February 19 July 22 November
Classes Start 22 February 26 July 29 November
Last date to enrol via eStudent 7 March 8 August 12 December
Census date (Teaching census) 18 March 19 August 13 December
Mid-session break (Recess) 5 - 18 April 13 - 26 September  20 December - 2 Jan 2022
Last withdrawal without fail 28 April 28 September 20 December
Classes resume 19 April 27 September 3 January 2022
Classes end 6 June 7 November 16 January 2022
Examinations 7 - 25 June 8 - 26 November 24 - 31 Jan 2022
Results 8 July 9 December 10 February 2022

Full calendar of dates

For students undertaking postgraduate coursework degrees at the Macquarie Business School.

 ClassesLast date to enrol Census dateLast withdrawal without failExaminationsResults
Term 111 Jan - 19 Mar17 Jan27 Jan5 Mar22 - 28 Mar14 Apr
Term 26 Apr - 11 Jun11 Apr21 Apr28 May15 - 20 Jun7 Jul
Term 328 Jun - 3 Sep4 Jul13 Jul20 Aug6 - 12 Sep29 Sep
Term 420 Sep - 26 Nov26 Sep5 Oct12 Nov29 Nov - 5 Dec22 Dec

Full calendar of dates

For students undertaking courses through Macquarie University International College (MUIC) and the online Global of Master of Business Administration (GMBA).

MUIC

Classes Last date to enrol Census date Last withdrawal without failExaminationsResults
MUIC Term 1 1 Feb - 12 Mar 31 Jan 16 Feb 26 February 15 Mar - 19 Mar 25 Mar
MUIC Term 2 29 Mar - 7 May 28 Mar 13 Apr 23 April 10 May - 14 May 20 May
MUIC Term 3 24 May - 2 Jul 23 May 8 Jun 18 June 5 Jul - 9 Jul 15 Jul
MUIC Term 4 26 Jul - 3 Sep 25 Jul 10 Aug 20 August 6 Sep - 10 Sep 16 Sep
MUIC Term 5 27 Sep - 5 Nov 26 Sep 12 Oct 22 October 8 Nov - 12 Nov 18 Nov
MUIC Term 6 29 Nov - 21 Jan 28 Nov 14 Dec 7 January 2022 24 Jan - 28 Jan 2022 3 Feb 2022

GMBA

Classes Last date to enrol Census date Last withdrawal without failResults
Online 1 11 Jan - 21 Feb 8 Jan 20 Jan 14 February 10 Mar
Online 2 8 Mar - 18 Apr 5 Mar 17 Mar 24 March 5 May
Online 3 3 May - 13 Jun 30 Apr 12 May 19 May 30 Jun
Online 4 28 Jun - 8 Aug 25 Jun 7 Jul 14 July 25 Aug
Online 5 23 Aug - 3 Oct 20 Aug 1 Sep 8 September 20 Oct
Online 6 18 Oct - 28 Nov 15 Oct 27 Oct 3 November 15 Dec

Full calendar of dates

Welcome to Country

The Welcome to Country, orated by Aunty Julie Janson acknowledges the traditional custodians of the Macquarie University Land and pays respect to Elders past, present and future. The video highlights the cultural significance of the Land on which the University is situated, belonging to the Wattamattagal clan of the Darug Nation, whose cultures and customs have nurtured, and continue to nurture, this land, since the Dreamtime.

About Walanga Muru

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