Suggest a story

Suggest a story

The Media and Communications team is focused on showcasing the University's achievements, opinions, research, events and human-interest stories across internal, external and social media channels.

To help us assess how we can cover your story, please provide information about your story via the form below. For time-sensitive stories please provide at least a week's notice.

We will consider your submissions across all our communications channels, but please familiarise yourself with our channels and services so your submission can be directed to the most relevant team.

Get to know our channels and services

Media and external communications

The Media team works with Macquarie staff to facilitate interactions with the media. This can involve papers (eg. those accepted by research or academic journals), opinion pieces, media interview opportunities, and other news and announcements for external audiences.

For academics seeking media coverage of papers, we encourage you to complete this form when the paper has been accepted to be published so that we can work with the information under embargo to coincide with the release of the paper.

Our content channels

The content team looks after the University’s channels for internal audience, as well as social media and general news.

Social media channels - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Our social media channels feature some of our most entertaining, informative and human stories. They help us to share what we do best with students and other key stakeholders.

Staff channels – This Week and staff web portal

Our staff channels keep our staff up-to-date on university life. The content is rich in stories about the great work people are doing, big events on campus, and important notices.

Student channels – student web portal and campus social media

Our student channels keep our student community up-to-date on campus events, important study information, and the latest student-related initiatives.

Find out more about our staff and student portals, and how you can use them to promote your events or achievements, on our portals page.

Have a story to share?

Want to communicate with the University’s diverse audiences? Before you submit your content, make sure you can answer the following questions:

  • What's your key message?
  • What do you want to achieve?
  • Who do you want to speak to?
  • What does the audience need to know?
  • Why should they care?
  • What do you want people to think or do because of the communication?
  • Is there someone who can help deliver your message to create more impact?
  • What's the timing?
  • Who holds the responsibility for getting the message out? Who should be consulted and who provides final approval?
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