Upcoming Events

Are you hosting an event or project this year to celebrate the Jubilee? Please email us at jubilee50@mq.edu.au

Faculty of Arts Showcase


"Why Arts at Macquarie" intends to showcase the strengths of the Faculty of Arts to the local community, current students and staff and alumni. All 11 departments and schools of the Faculty of Arts will showcase how they are "Still Different"

Student Photography Exhibition Launch


The Grapeshot magazine covers over the past 50 years will be featured in MUSE along with historical images of Conception Day 1970 through to Student protests in the 1980s. This walk through student life over time aims to capture the vibrancy of the student experience at Macquarie University.

Macquarie at Fifty and Augustus at 2000


19th August
Venue: Y3A, theatre 1

Alumni Reception in London (VC hosted event)


Wednesday 10th September, 6.30pm -9pm
Venue: Shooting Gallery, Haymarket Hotel

Balmain Sinfonia Jubilee Concert


The iconic Balmain Sinfonia will perform a Jubilee 50 year celebration concert at the Macquarie Theatre. For more information on this concert please contact info@balmainsinfonia.com

Alumni Reception in Melbourne


Tuesday, 23rd September, 6.30pm-9pm

Launch of the Macquarie Art Publication – In print


A publication featuring the vast collection of artwork owned by Macquarie in celebration of the 50 year Jubilee.

Alumni Reception in Brisbane


Thursday 9th October, 6.30pm-9pm

Alumni Reception in Hong Kong (VC hosted event)


Saturday 1st November, 6pm -9pm
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong Centre

Alumni Reception in Beijing (VC hosted event)


Tuesday 4th November, 6.30pm-9pm
Venue: China World Summit Wing Hotel

Alumni Reception in Shanghai


Thursday 6th November, 6.30pm-9pm
Venue: Langham Xintiandi (TBC)

FBE Women's Conference - Thought Leadership series


Faculty of Business and Economics will host a gala event featuring prominent Macquarie women who have made a contribution to the business community and embody the Macquarie University difference.

The Big History Journey hosted by the Faculty of Arts


13th November
Macquarie Theatre

Jubilee All Staff Brunch


21st November, 8.30am
Lakeside, Campus Hub Building

Jubilee Student Group Awards Night


A celebration of Macquarie Student Groups and their contribution to Campus Life on campus. The annual awards ceremony seeks to engage students and invite Alumni student groups back to campus.