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  • Congratulations to our 2019 CFA scholarship winners

    19 December 2018

    Macquarie University's Applied Finance Centre announces the winners of its Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) student scholarships for 2019.  The winners are Zhenfei E, Simon Kohn, Anthony McInnes, Meng Xu, and Michael Xu.

  • Congratulations to MAFC's 2017 Melbourne graduates and award winners

    20 March, 2018

    On 15th March, MAFC celebrated its 23rd Melbourne graduation. 35 graduates join MAFC’s alumni community of 5,500 graduates networked across 43 countries around the globe.

    MAFC warmly congratulates our 2017 graduates and prize winners, with special mention to Michael Jukes who was awarded the Prize for "Best Overall Performance in Melbourne" for 2017.

  • 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

    Press Release

    iconMacquarie 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.

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