MyMQ comes to you once a week, but if you want to keep up to date with everything that’s happening at Macquarie on a daily basis, get acquainted with our social media channels! Here’s a handy guide to help you navigate the channels from Facebook to LinkedIn and everything in between.
Macquarie Campus Facebook
Why follow? If you’re looking for a central hub of info about the day-to-day happenings on campus, then this is the place for you.
What will I find? On-campus events (both social and academic), student society info, lectures and seminars, sporting updates and highlights, freebies and BBQs, Ubar notices, facility and admin announcements.
Macquarie University Facebook
Why follow? To read about human stories that speak to what we do best as a uni, and a broad overview of the great work coming out of faculties and offices.
What will I find? Staff and students profiles, the latest research stories, awards recognition, large scale event coverage.
Macquarie University Twitter
Why follow? You’ll find timely, bite-sized info that covers all the latest research and achievements coming out of Macquarie, with great thought leadership from our academics on a range of global issues.
What will I find? Media coverage, current research, expert commentary on current events and trending topics, Twitter takeovers, event live tweeting, retweets from academics.
Macquarie University Instagram
Why follow? Like pretty pictures of ducks and the lake? Then our instagram is the channel for you. It’s the visual representation of Macquarie, which celebrates its students, staff and campus. Use #mymq and geotag Macquarie University to be featured!
What will I find? Shares of visually interesting content taken on campus (often by fellow students), event coverage, cool research imagery, staff and student profiles, Instagram takeovers.
Macquarie Eats Instagram
Why follow? It’s a one-stop shop showcase of permanent and pop-up food and drink options available on campus.
What will I find? Food options from campus outlets, how much they cost and where to find them, food truck notices and coverage of anything food-related at Macquarie.
Macquarie University Snapchat (@macquarieuni)
Why follow? To get exclusive behind the scenes coverage of on-campus events and facilities at Macquarie.
What will I find? Campus tours, facility showcases, event coverage, staff and student interviews, tips and tricks.
Macquarie University LinkedIn
Why follow? It’s a great opportunity to start networking with like-minded people and get a head-start on your career.
What will I find? Topical news articles, research stories, achievements, staff and student profiles.
Pioneering Minds Podcast Soundcloud (and on iTunes)
Why follow? For in-depth interviews that tell the personal stories of our staff and students – perfect for that train ride or drive to campus!
What will I find? One hour interviews with staff and students across all faculties, discussing their personal life, achievements and research.