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Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds. Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two percent of universities in the world and within the top 10 in Australia*. Macquarie University is on track to becoming one of Australia's leading research universities. It is the University's goal that by 2014 – its 50th anniversary – Macquarie will be among the top eight research universities in Australia and one of the top 200 in the world. ————————————————————————————— Macquarie has continued its rise up the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Rankings of World Universities, moving up 17 places from 286th in the world in 2007 to 269th this year. Macquarie is currently ranked 9th in Australia. To reach its goal, the University is investing heavily in research, learning and teaching, new buildings, new teaching facilities and in developing mutually beneficial relationships with industry. ————————————————————————————— *Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities