The Lighthouse: Highlights from 2021

What a year!

Despite 2021 being another challenging year, our researchers continued to change the world.

Watch them share highlights from their journey in the video.

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What you need to know

About to graduate?

You need to submit your I Expect to Complete form as part of your last step towards graduation.

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Employability Connect

Previously known as CareerHub, Employability Connect is where you can find PACE, job seeking, and employability skills resources.

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Studying in Session 3?

Check out key dates you need to know.

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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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International students

Access information, services and support during your time at Macquarie.

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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 3 2021 Session 1 2022 Session 2 2022
Orientation 22 November 14 February 22 July
Classes Start 29 November 18 February 22 July
Last date to enrol via eStudent 12 December 6 March 7 August
Census date (Teaching census) 13 December 18 March 19 August
Mid-session break (Recess) 20 Dec - 2 Jan 2022 11 - 25 April 12 - 25 September 
Last withdrawal without fail 20 December 28 April 28 September
Classes resume 3 January 2022 26 April 25 September
Classes end 16 January 2022 5 June 6 November
Examinations 24 - 31 Jan 2022 6 - 14 June 7 - 25 November
Results 10 February 2022 7 July 8 December

Full calendar of dates

2022 dates for students undertaking postgraduate coursework degrees at the Macquarie Business School.

ClassesLast date to enrol Census dateLast withdrawal without failExaminationsResults
Term 110 Jan - 27 Mar16 Jan27 Jan4 Mar21 - 27 Mar13 Apr
Term 24 Apr - 19 Jun10 Apr20 Apr27 May14 - 19 Jun6 Jul
Term 327 Jun - 11 Sep3 Jul13 Jul19 Aug5 - 11 Sep28 Sep
Term 419 Sep - 25 Nov25 Sep4 Oct11 Nov28 Nov - 4 Dec21 Dec

Full calendar of dates

2022 dates for students undertaking courses through Macquarie University College (MQ College) and the online Global of Master of Business Administration (GMBA).

MQ College

Classes Last date to enrol Census date Last withdrawal without failExaminationsResults
MQ College Term 17 Feb - 25 Mar 6 Feb22 Feb 4 March21 - 25 Mar 31 Mar
MQ College Term 24 Apr - 20 May 3 Apr 19 Apr 29 April 16 - 20 May 26 May
MQ College Term 330 May - 8 Jul 29 May 14 Jun 24 June 11 - 15 Jul 21 Jul
MQ College Term 4 25 Jul - 2 Sep 24 Jul 9 Aug 19 August 5 - 9 Sep 15 Sep
MQ College Term 5 4 Oct - 11 Nov 2 Oct18 Oct 28 October 14 - 18 Nov 24 Nov
MQ College Term 6 5 Dec - 27 Jan 2023 4 Dec20 Dec 6 January 2023 23 Jan - 27 Jan 20232 Feb 2023

GMBA

Classes Last date to enrol Census date Last withdrawal without failResults
Online 1 10 Jan - 20 Feb 7 Jan 19 Jan 26 February 9 Mar
Online 27 Mar - 17 Apr 4 Mar 16 Mar 23 March 4 May
Online 32 May - 12 Jun 29 Apr 11 May 18 May 29 Jun
Online 4 27 Jun - 7 Aug 24 Jun 6 Jul 13 July 24 Aug
Online 5 22 Aug - 27 Nov19 Aug 31 Sep 7 September 19 Oct
Online 6 17 Oct - 2 Dec14 Oct 26 Oct 2 November 14 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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