Week 4 Semester 2 Events


Monday 19 August

RSPCA Cupcake Day. Central Courtyard. The Macquarie University Animal Protection Society is hosting an event to raise funds for the RSPCA.

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle. Film. Dendy Opera Quays. COST: $9. Catch some classic cinema starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.


Tuesdays 20 August

China Week Exchange Fair. Atrium. 11:30-3pm. Thinking about going on exchange to China? Find out about all you need to know.

Speak to Me: The 5th Biennial of Media Art. Powerhouse Museum. This exhibition finishes on the 21st of August so get in quick! Art and technology are blended to create unique and intriguing works.


Wednesday 21 August

Elysium Antarctic Visual Epic. Australian National Maritime Museum. COST: $3.50 concession (exhibitions and galleries ticket). Not to be confused with the recent Matt Damon film, Elysium Antarctic is a photographic insight into the world of climate change.

Macquarie Law School Information Evening.  Campus Hub, Level 3. 6-8pm. Learn more about Macquarie’s dynamic law degree.  Registration essential:



Thursdsay 22 August

MAHA Annual Ancient History Revue. 22-24th of August. Lighthouse Theatre. 7-10pm. COST: $12 for MAHA members. $15 for non members. “The Degree Must Go On” is the latest show from MAHA providing a comedic insight into the world of ancient history. Tickets can be purchased by emailing here: maha.revue@gmail.com


Friday 23 August

Macquarie Debating and Public Speaking Camp. Collaroy Centre. 23rd to 25th of August. COST: $130 for MQ students (includes two nights accommodation, six meals, resources and support), Build up your confidence or hone your communication skills at this three-day camp by MUDS.  For more info and registration go to: camp@muds.org.au


Saturday 24 August

UTS Roller Rink. University of Technology Sydney – Ultimo. 11-9pm. COST: $5-$15 (includes roller blade or skate hire as well as unrestricted time). Last day to get your 80’s groove on whilst roller discoing at this public pop-up roller skating rink on Broadway.


Sunday 25 August

Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Australian Museum. Running until the 7th of October. COST: $12 concession (including general admission). Check out some of the world’s best nature photography from all over the world.