The new curriculum for Macquarie U appears on track for a 2020 start. Senate signed off on the model in August and academics had until November to develop courses for approval – which appears to have happened. The last 155 courses, specialisations and majors were ticked before Christmas. “Now for the hard bit – transferring students to the new degrees. … but I am generally optimistic about this project, which (although way too rushed) was well led and well executed.” a learned reader remarks.