Category: Human Interest

Street signs at Macquarie University - Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Changes To Campus Location Names Now In Full Effect

The new campus location names are now in full effect. New students will only see signage and building information in the new format so now's the time to familiarise yourself with the new signage.

/ 18 January, 2018
"Humans of Macquarie" - Eric. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

The HUM, Humans of Macquarie – Eric

Inspired by Humans of New York, we randomly approached someone, took their photo and asked some questions about their everyday life, with the aim of seeing a more diverse slice of Macquarie life.

/ 17 January, 2018
African musicians

Towards an Inclusive University –
Widening Participation’s 2017 Successes

The Widening Participation Unit (WPU) has successfully rounded off 2017 with various notable achievements.

/ 14 December, 2017
Phillip Nakad - Photo by Nathan Sollars for LIH

A Day In The Life:
Phillip Nakad,
Audiology Clinical Manager

I’m in a unique position, with input into our clinic, our Masters program, and some of our research projects.

/ 6 December, 2017
People in front of window with Large mountain in background

First in Family: True Stories

A few short tributes to those who have made very diverse 'first in family' journeys to, and through, Macquarie.

/ 29 November, 2017
Lilia Mantai graduation - Photo by Michael Garganera

Pracademics – Teaching during the PHD

"One’s networks and communities, friends, family and colleagues all contribute to how one develops and views themselves as a researcher."

/ 3 October, 2017

Teacher of the Week: mAI the Chatbot

mAI is the Chatbot helping 1st year psychology students with basic information about getting started in their units.

/ 11 August, 2017

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

Is there a way the iLearn Gradebook can only show letter grades to students even though I'm marking with numerical values?

/ 19 April, 2017
Lonely-person-with-balloons

A Toxic Effect Of ‘Flying Solo’ For Teaching Staff

Research suggests that working in isolation might actually be harmful for your job satisfaction and well-being, especially if you are an ‘early career’ academic.

/ 3 November, 2016