- Registration for Financial Risk Day 2018 is now open
24 January 2018
The Centre for Financial Risk in the Faculty of Business and Economics of Macquarie University is hosting the 8th annual Financial Risk Day at Swissôtel Sydney on the 16th March 2018. This one-day conference brings together experts from industry, academia and regulatory bodies to discuss topics related to financial risk. This year's conference will explore the impact of the current low interest rate environment on investment and risk in banking, insurance and superannuation.
- Congratulations to our 2018 CFA scholarship winners
18 January 2018
Macquarie University's Applied Finance Centre announces the winners of its Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) student scholarships for 2018. The winners are Regan Burrows, Regina Choi, Paul Grace, Yuan Guo, Will Hart, Peter White and Ning Yang.
- NAB / MAFC Women's Mentoring 2017 Program End of Year Celebration
18 December 2017
Earlier this month, we celebrated the fifth year of our NAB/MAFC Women's Mentoring Program which, since 2013, has continued to address the imbalance of female participation in senior management in financial services. MAFC and Macquarie University's strong partnership with NAB has been crucial in developing and delivering this positive and progressive program for women in the finance industry. In its 5 years, 27 mentees, selected from Melbourne and Sydney, have successfully completed the program.
- MAFC Alumni Events 2017 (Sydney & Melbourne)
18 December 2017
In recent weeks, we held MAFC Alumni Events both in Sydney and Melbourne where our alumni, academic staff and guest speakers, Professor Tom Smith, an environmental finance expert at Macquarie University, and Mr. Julian Turecek, Head of Assets at Energy Australia, Honorary Fellow and MAFC alumnus joined together for an evening of conversation.
Tom and Julian provided their own unique perspective on the transformation of energy: what does the investment climate look like for investments in renewables and clean technology?
The recording of the presentation is available for viewing.
- Macquarie’s Master of Applied Finance students get a treasury edge
11 September 2017
Macquarie University’s Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) is the first university in the Australasian region to become an Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) Accredited Univeristy – meaning graduate students can now earn credit towards an internationally recognised professional treasury accreditation.
The ACT develops professional education standards and professional development for corporate treasurers, their banking partners and advisors – offering internationally recognised professional qualifications respected by employers worldwide.
As a result of the new partnership, students completing certain units in Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance program will be eligible for the ACT Certificate in Treasury, and will gain exemptions from three of the four units required to complete the Diploma in Treasury Management. Once the final unit is completed, they qualify for Associate Membership of the ACT.
- Macquarie University City Campus featured in Indesign Live
12 July 2017
Macquarie University City Campus (MUCC) was featured in Indesign Live's article 'What Is Best-Practice For The ‘Agile Education’ Space?' by Emily O'Brien.
The new campus offers state of the art teaching and learning facilities, spectacular views of Sydney and a shared office space for the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre, MGSM and Faculty of Business and Economics.
Read the article here: http://www.indesignlive.com/home-slides/macquarie-university-sydney-dwp