MQ Current Students

Start your learning journey, map out career goals, or get involved in the student community. All the information you need is here. This site is your starting point for success at MQ.

What you need to know

Clocks have gone back one hour

Check what time it is before you go to class. We’re now on Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

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Know a great MQ teacher?

Does your Lecturer inspire, challenge or motivate you to learn? Nominate them for a teaching award.

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Queer Space and the Women's Room – Now Open

You can find Queer Space and the Women's Room on level 3 @ 18 Wally’s Walk. They’re open between 8.30-5.30pm Monday to Friday.

International students

Additional information and support for international students.

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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

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Drop in and check out our new on campus accommodation!

Every Wednesday between 2-4pm you can drop in and get a tour of our new accommodation.

Get help with your writing on Saturdays

Every Saturday between 1-5pm, Online

Chat to an MQ Peer Writing Leader about your assessment.

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Trivia and pizza night

Every Thursday 4-6pm, UBar

Get your friends together @UBar

Last day to withdraw without fail for Session 1

28 April

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Key dates

For students undertaking most undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees, including Open Universities Australia (OUA).

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 - 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 June - 25 June 8 - 26 November 24 - 31 Jan 2022
Results 8 July 9 December 10 February 2022

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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

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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

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Life at MQ

The life of a student can be hectic but at Macquarie we have the services, support, facilities, and activities you need to be successful.

Get organised. Get connected. Get involved.

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Student groups

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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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