Macquarie University is located in Sydney and its main campus is located in Macquarie Park. This university was founded in the year 1964 by New South Wales Government. It was the 3rd university to be founded in the metropolitan area of Sydney. The 126-hectare campus proves to very grandeur. Education in Australia is preferred by most international students and so is this university. This university has 4 faculties and totally has about 37000 students and 2468 academic staff. This makes the university to be the 4th largest university in Sydney.
This university is offering 87 undergraduate courses and 124 various postgraduate courses to its students. This university is governed by Council of 17 members.
Macquarie University also possesses the largest student exchange programme in the whole of Australia. This university was listed as the 7th amongst Australian Universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in its 2009 rankings. This university has also been ranked amongst the national top 5 recipient s of relative research income. There are lots of several research centres, schools and institutes that are affiliated with this university like the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, the Institute of Human Cognition and Brain Science, Australian Proteome Analysis Facility and the Macquarie University Hospital.