Saturday, 30 March

MGSM North Ryde Campus, 5 Management Drive, Macquarie Park, 2109 (see map)

MGSM Orientation Day is a chance to meet new students, academics and staff. Get to know the student associations, learn how to bridge your skill gaps and plan your learning journey.

Before the day

  1. Join the MGSM Cohort 2019 LinkedIn Group (your access will be approved within 48 hours)
  2. Take and submit your photo to pick up your campus card on the day.


Dress code: Smart casual
Parking: Free for the day (MGSM car park map)

9.30 Registration and morning tea

Coffee, tea and light refreshments

10 Formal welcome and opening

Masud Behnia

MGSM Director

10.15 Your Student Experience

Learn more about the MGSM and Macquarie University community, how to plan your learning journey and the tools to manage your program.

Current MBA and Master of Management Students to lead this session.

11.10 Break

Coffee, tea and light refreshments

11.30 Program Session

Learn about the specifics of your program - MBA (incl. Grad Cert and Grad Dip), Master of Management and Master of Social Entrepreneurship.

12.15 Break

Coffee, tea and light refreshments

12.30 Alumni Panel

Hosted by Ramya Acharya, Associate Director, Alumni Relations for the Faculty of Business and Economics

Alumni panelists:
Jessica Apfel, Associate Partner at Sterling Black (MBA graduate 2018)
Aditya Sawant, Academic Administrator, Macquarie University (Master of Management graduate 2018)
Masroor Aziz, Market Research Fieldworker, EY Sweeney (Master of Management graduate 2018)

13.15 Networking lunch and fair

Food stalls

Food and information stalls

MGSM - Student Services, Alumni and Learning Support, Careers Services
Student Clubs - Student Connections, Speaking and Debating, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Consulting and Marketing Clubs
Macquarie University - Campus Wellbeing, Campus Engagement

from 14:00 Campus tour (optional/weather dependent)

Tour the MGSM campus and key locations of the Macquarie University campus

from 14:30 MGSM Lounge Bar

The MGSM lounge bar will be open for those that wish to carry on networking.

Manage your program

Strategies for success

Systems and facilities


Access University systems with a single login (First time OneID set up)


Enrol in and withdraw from units, pay fees, update contact details. Login with your Student ID. Initial password is your DOB (DDMMYYYY)


The online learning environment for unit communications, collaboration and activity-based learning.

OneNet WiFi

Connect to the ‘Macquarie OneNet’ wifi using your OneID


For official university communication. Log into gmail with your student email address and OneID password


Free printing. Send file to the printer, tap your campus card on the printer and collect.


Search across all the library’s resources, databases and services through Multisearch


A virtual computer lab. Access Microsoft Windows applications from anywhere in the world

Campus Cards

  1. Upload your own photo using CaptureMe.
  2. Pick up your campus card from MGSM CBD or North Ryde

Free Software

Macquarie University provides free software for installation on your laptop through the OneID account

Syndicate room

All syndicate rooms have wireless display screens for group collaboration

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