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Coming Events

Aboriginal Astronomy

There are about 400 different Indigenous cultures in Australia, each with its distinct mythology, ceremonies, and art forms, many of which have a strong astronomical component. In this talk, Professor Ray Norris will describe some of the ways that the sky appears in the cultures of Aboriginal Australians.
When: 1 - 2 pm, Thursday May 10
Where:  Building E4B, Room 314

For further information contact Associate Professor Simon George.  

Business Investment Evaluation competition

ASES is hosting the Business Investment Evaluation competition. There will be a specific question in which you must prepare a business report for, justifying your decision as to whether or not to invest. There will be great prizes for first and second winners.
When: Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 25
This event is only for ASES members (but if you join ASES today, you have the chance to participate in this competition to win some cool prizes). For more information on this event email Jayne Chow.

The Mind's Eye

Learn about major philosophers from Homer to Sartre at this accessible ten part series, The Mind's Eye.

Macquarie Professor Robert Spillane will outline the evolution of Western thought from major philosophical perspectives over ten Saturdays at the Art Gallery of NSW.
When: March 10 – June 2
Where: Art Gallery of NSW

Visit the website for more information.

Microsoft innovator speaks at Macquarie

The Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society’s (ASES) inaugural speaker series event with Professor Gordon Bell. Prof Bell is widely regarded as one of the fore-fathers of the Computer Innovations industry. Currently, Prof Bell is a Senior Researcher and close advisor to Bill Gates at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Research Centre.
When: 5.15 pm - 7 pm Wednesday, May 23
Where: Price Theatre (W5A)
Cost: FREE

Postgraduate Information Night for Business studies

The night is an opportunity for prospective students to speak to the Dean, Academic Directors and lecturers about the various EFS postgraduate coursework programs.
When: 6pm Wednesday, May 16
Where: Applied Finance Centre City Campus, 10 Spring St Sydney (level 3), behind Australia Square.
To register, please
click here





English conversation groups

Conversation Groups start on Monday March 5 and run every day in Semester 1 from 1-2pm. They are FREE and you can attend any session you wish. There’s no need to book – just turn up!
When and where:
Monday - E5A 119
Tuesday - E5A 118 
Wednesday - E5A 131
Thursday - E5A 118
Friday - C5C 209

10th Spanish Film Festival

To celebrate the 10th anniversary, this will be biggest festival of Spanish cinema in Australia with over 30 features, documentaries and short films representing the cutting-edge of current Spanish cinema.
When: May 9 - May 20
Visit the website for further details.
Royal Botanical Gardens

There are a range of free guided tours of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney
Cost: FREE
When: Daily at various times
Where: Royal Botanical Gardens
For more information visit the website.

Macquarie University Art Gallery Exhibition

The Realms of Exploration. This exhibition drawn from Macquarie's extensive collections, reference various sites and places to reveal the way land navigation transforms space into place. The Art Gallery is open from 10am - 4pm from Monday to Thursday.
When: Thursday, April 26 - Friday, July 6.
Where: Macquarie University Art Gallery, Building E11A
For further information, contact Kirri Hill
Free Movies at Macquarie

An Inconvenient Truth. Fact or Fiction? Watch the movie then ask the experts! An Inconvenient Truth offers a passionate and inspirational look at one man's fervent crusade to halt global warming's deadly progress in its tracks. Join Dr Mark Taylor and Dr Dale Dominey-Howes from the Department of Physical Geography, to discuss the inconvenient truths of climate change.
When: 7 pm Sunday, May 20
Where: Macquarie Theatre, Macquarie University
For further information contact Emma Norton.