International students

Students centre of foreign policy roundtable

February 3rd, 2017

Sir Walter Murdoch School students at the DFAT White Paper Youth Roundtable

Several current and former Sir Walter Murdoch School students recently participated in an invitation-only roundtable – the only one of its kind in Australia – on the new Foreign Policy White Paper.

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Honours students to embark on international journey thanks to New Colombo Scholarships

January 30th, 2017

Hannah (left) and Karis (right) will study, research and work in Indonesia during 2017

Two Murdoch University honour students were among 14 talented Australians provided with prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships from the Australian Government that will see them study, research and work in Indonesia.

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Internationally renowned Murdoch lecturer speaks to National Defence College

January 27th, 2017

Professor Makinda (left) lectured at the prestigious National Defence (Image: Waleed Alwahaibi)

While many Western Australians were celebrating New Year’s Day, Murdoch’s Professor Sam Makinda was busy lecturing at the Sultanate of Oman’s prestigious National Defence College.

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Experts judge Murdoch students as brightest innovators amongst WA universities

January 24th, 2017

The Murdoch team with their $10,000 first prize

Undergraduates from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology (IT) have triumphed over students from other Western Australian universities to claim top prize in the State Government’s Heavy Vehicle Hackathon.

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Murdoch student special guest at Australian Embassy

January 20th, 2017

2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow , Justin Freeman, had a "life-changing" study experience

Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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Students offered jobs from practicum placements

December 15th, 2016

Eleisha Laurent (left) with supervisor Rebecca Morony

Over 40 per cent of Clinical Exercise Physiology students at Murdoch University have been offered employment after undertaking workplace practicum placements in recent years, with one graduate describing being offered a job at the end of their placement as “the best day of my life”.

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Real world learning informs students’ bushland conservation project

November 24th, 2016

Greg Simpson (left) with Nick Cook at one of the revegetation sites

Murdoch ecology students have gained invaluable experience and boosted conservation by contributing to a bushland restoration project at Lake Claremont.

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Students gather for Common Purpose

November 13th, 2016

Prof Andrew Taggart congratulated the successful students heading on the Common Purpose course in Singapore.

Australian and Singaporean university students will learn from each other during the Common Purpose Study Abroad program hosted by Murdoch University in December.

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Industry engagement for marketing students

November 7th, 2016

Murdoch marketing students with Deanna Howell from The Amanda Young Foundation (l-r: Daneesha Spouse-Nastasi, Deanna, Elizabeth Angi, Jemma Garrett and Daniel Muller)

Murdoch University marketing students gained valuable industry experience recently by producing strategic marketing plans for two not-for-profit organisations.

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Canada next frontier for Murdoch’s School of Education

October 28th, 2016

Dr Susan Ledger (centre) with education students from the University of Calgary.

An international exchange program is opening up new opportunities in the northern hemisphere for Murdoch University’s teaching cohort and education researchers, enhancing the University’s domestic and international reputation.

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