ASA at O Week: Session 2, 2019

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To find out about ASA’s upcoming events, publications, organisations we’re working with, subcommittee opportunities, how to join ASA and free goodies for Semester 2 be sure to look out for us at O-Week! 🎉

If you want to plan even further ahead, be sure to join us at our FREE food networking event with EY Australia in Week 1:

We’ll see you soon!

#ASAMQ #OWeek #MQU #EYAustralia


CAANZ Career Kickstarter 2019

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Calling all first-year students!

Join Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for their Career Kickstarter event!

You will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and find out about cadetship, scholarship and work opportunities from leading employers and universities.

Click ‘going’ here: secure your spot for this FREE event.

When: Thursday 30 May
Where: 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Time: Chartered Accountants ANZ Sydney Office – 33 Erksine St, Sydney


Excel, Deloitte, Grant Thornton!

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Looking to brush up on your Excel skills? Or for internship and graduate job opportunities? If so, you won’t want to miss out on ASA’s upcoming events!

EXCEL MASTERCLASS: Our 30 April workshop from 3.30-6pm in collaboration with MQU Women Entering Business (WEB) and the Macquarie Marketing Student Association (MMSA) will be hosted by Dr Prashan Karunaratne who will guide you through an interactive class of important functions, tips and tricks to using Excel. There will also be the opportunity to hear from and network with our sponsors including Deloitte, who will provide you with comprehensive insights on how Excel is used in their line of work! For more information and to stay updated, click GOING here

GRANT THORNTON NETWORKING EVENT: Our 15 May event from 12-2pm in collaboration with WEB outside Macquarie University Library will not only have FREE ice cream, but also give you the chance to speak with Grant Thornton representatives about internship opportunities, graduate roles, and more!  For more information and to stay updated, be sure to click GOING here.

If you still want to find out more about ASA or the events above, be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Hope to see you soon!

#excel #networking #free #icecream #asamq


CAANZ Employment Evening 2019

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Meet employers. Develop connections. Start your career journey.

The annual Chartered Accountants ANZ Employment Evening is your opportunity to
network with employers who are most relevant to your area of study, it’s not just a
general careers fair.

Specifically designed for second, penultimate, final year tertiary students doing a
business/accounting degree or recent graduates to explore opportunities for your

This free event gives you the opportunity to network face-to-face with employers and
ask the questions you can’t find the answers to online. This valuable insight from
industry professionals could help you shape your career in business and finance.

As well as networking, you’ll get the opportunity to participate in some exciting
sessions, including:

  • Mock interview sessions: sharpen your interview skills with recruitment
    experts and get some valuable feedback on how to improve
  • Speaker sessions: develop your industry knowledge
  • Professional headshots: boost your professional social media profile.

Date: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Time: 5.00 – 7.00pm
Address: Luna Park Sydney, 1 Olympic Drive, Crystal Ballroom, Milsons Point
Dress code: Business attire

Register today for this FREE event


Meet & Greet

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Looking for a fun start to the semester? Join us at our first social event of the year!

Bond with other MQ students over fun team-building games, social networking, and most importantly, FREE FOOD! Not to mention, a chance to WIN A $50 RAFFLE!

When: Wednesday 6th of March, 12-2PM

Where: Macquarie University Lake

Don’t miss out, click GOING now –>

We’ll see you there!

#freefood #networking #asamq


Sub-Committee Recruitment: Semester 1, 2019

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Keen to maximise your university experience by developing new skills, adding to your CV, and making new connections with students and industry professionals? Join ASA as part of our sub-committee! 

From here you can progress to a committee or executive role, working in one or more of our Secretary & Events, Marketing & Publications, Human Resources and Treasury divisions.

For Semester 1 of 2019, applications are open for the Secretary & Events and Marketing & Publications teams ending 3 March. 

No experience? No worries!

The only requirements for Sub-Committee members are:

  • Be a current Macquarie student
  • Have at least 6 months left on your degree
  • Be able to spare a minimum of 2 hours per week

Make your mark today and apply at NOW!

We look forward to seeing your application!


ASA at O-Week

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JOIN US at Macquarie University’s O-Week for…

  • Freebies from ASA and our sponsors
  • Raffle tickets for great prizes at our March Meet & Greet
  • More info about our new magazine containing hot career tips, interviews with big 4 grads, and everything ASA

PLUS you can speak with our friendly ASA team to learn more about our events, joining us as a member, sub-committee recruitment, or anything else you want to know!

WHEN: 21, 22 and 25 February 2019
WHERE: Outside Macquarie University’s Central Courtyard by Wally’s Walk

Click GOING now to stay updated –> 

We’ll see you then!


Careers Guide 2016

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ASAMQ are happy to announce we have partnered up with ApplyGrad Inc to bring you a Careers Guide.

A must read for all commerce students! Get motivated to kick start your career today with our 2016 Careers Guide!

The Guide is jam-packed with details about the various steps involved in the recruitment process and industry guides on the different accounting and finance career paths.

Link to Full Careers Guide:

ASAMQ Careers Guide 2016

Happy reading!

ASA Macquarie

Careers Guide 2016




EY 2017 Cadet Program

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Choices today, shape tomorrow – Apply for the EY 2017 Cadet Program

Do you think the world can work better?

EY do. That’s why they’re committed to building a better working world. But they can’t do it without the right people. People who’ll think, act and lead globally – because that’s how business is now being done.

One decision, a lifetime of opportunity

As an EY Assurance or Tax cadet, you’ll combine full-time work with part-time university studies. It takes drive and commitment, but EY will provide you with the support you need to succeed. You’ll gain valuable experience working with clients and will be exposed to senior managers early so that you can learn from some of the best.

You’ll also benefit from the training and skills development EY provide. And when you do graduate, the professional experience you’ll have gained through the cadet program will place you head and shoulders above your peers.

Hear from EY cadets –

Tune in at

Four of EY’s cadets have filmed short videos about their EY journey and top application tips. Watch the videos here: