Week 3 Semester 2 Events


Monday 12 August

IFLS Live! Powerhouse Museum.  6-9:30pm. $30-35.  See I F*cking Love Science’s Elise Andrew among other fantastic and inspiring speakers.


Tuesday 13 August

Media based addictions – fact or fiction: A discussion of key issues for the 21st century. Level 3, Campus Hub.  9-4pm. FREE. The Human Science Faculty presents a whole day workshop that features a variety of intriguing speakers including Professor Kimberley Young. Booking essential, contact: sally.thompson@mq.edu.au


Wednesday 14 August

Hungry for Art Festival. The City of Ryde. FREE. This festival showcases work from local talent and runs until 7th of September.

For more details: http://www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/Community/Arts+and+Culture/Hungry+for+Art

MOOP (Matter Out of Place) Troop Clean Up Day. Central Courtyard. 10-3pm.  Lend a hand and make the campus cleaner and litter free.  For more details and registration visit: http://www.mq.edu.au/about_us/strategy_and_initiatives/sustainability/areas_of_focus/waste/moop_troop_clean_up_day/

Open Day! 10-4pm.  Know anyone considering studying at MQ? Well here’s a chance for them to get to know the campus and what Macquarie has to offer.

Animal Liberation Fundraising. Lindsay Room, Level 3, C10A. Entry by donation. Come along and watch an intriguing documentary about one of the most infamous animal rights court cases in English history. Visit http://www.mcspotlight.org/index.shtml for further information.


Thursday 15 August

Brian Cox: An Evening of Scientific Phenomena. 15th and 16th. SOLD OUT. Capitol Theatre. Have your mind blown by science whiz Brian Cox.

Are we victims of our unconscious minds? Y3A, Theatre 1. 6-8pm. FREE. Presented by Professor Edward de Haan this talk delves into the realm of the unconscious mind. Booking essentials, contact: peggy.hui@mq.edu.au


Friday 16 August

Doctor Who Quiz. Waterloo Library. FREE. An all ages event that combines both National Science Week and the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.


Saturday 17 August

Rotaract MQ’s Annual Trivia Night. Atrium. 6:30-10:30pm.  Proceeds will go to Human and Hope Association. For more details contact Rotaract at: trivia@rotaractmq.org

Magnum Sydney Pleasure Store, Level, 6 Westfield Sydney.  Design your own personalized Magnum ice-cream from $7.


Sunday 18 August

Tavi’s Big, Big World. Sydney Opera House. $25-$35. Young and influential editor-in-chief of Rookie mag, Tavi Gevinson offers her insight into the world of journalism and fashion.



Sport Coaching. Learn new sport skills and make new friends with Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre Sport Coaching courses. Sports offered include rowing, golf, parkour, surfing, skateboarding, BMX, badminton, and martial arts. Courses commencing now! For more information: