Resources for international media

Welcome to Murdoch University's newsroom for international journalists.

Here you can find news and information about the university's international research, partnerships and events.

If you are a journalist who would like to know more on any of the stories here, or if you can't find what you are looking for, please contact our Media and Communications team. The team can also put journalists in touch with Murdoch staff who can provide expert comment on a wide range of international topics.

You might also be interested in details of our overseas study centres or information for international students who would like to study at Murdoch.

Latest international news

Australian first for Murdoch in Myanmar

July 2nd, 2018

Murdoch will become the first Australian university to deliver courses in Myanmar following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with education partners Kaplan in Yangon.

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Murdoch University virtual safety simulation revolutionises training

June 25th, 2018

Murdoch University innovation is helping to revolutionise workforce safety in Singapore with a new virtual reality program to boost safety training.

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Murdoch Counselling Clinic attracts international career counsellors

May 23rd, 2018

Students from all over the world are coming to Murdoch University to gain valuable experience working at the Caladenia Counselling Clinic.

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Business students offered new study abroad options to expand global focus

April 13th, 2018

From 2019 Murdoch University business and commerce students will have the opportunity to split their studies between Perth and the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. Dual degree undergraduate programs will allow domestic and international students to complete 18 months study in each location and to graduate with a degree from each University.

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The future needs women in STEM

March 29th, 2018

Murdoch University hosted the WISE Women Symposium this week following the International Women’s Day #PressforProgress movement being championed by celebrities across social media.

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Opinion: Punks are not dead in Indonesia, they’ve turned to Islam

March 27th, 2018

Murdoch PhD student Hikmawan Saefullah discusses the emergence of Islamic punks in Indonesia in a recent article in The Conversation.

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Biodegradable plastics get Naked

February 13th, 2018

Research into developing biodegradable plastics from wastewater at Murdoch University has hit the international spotlight with an appearance on the BBC’s The Naked Scientist, one of the world’s most popular science podcasts.

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International exchange opens door to new side of Bali life

February 9th, 2018

Arriving on the day of the Mount Agung volcano eruption proved to be a baptism of fire for a group of Murdoch University students on an international cultural exchange program.

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Murdoch Chancellor wins Australia Day honour

January 30th, 2018

Murdoch University Chancellor David Flanagan has been recognised for his leadership and service to higher education, being made a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia.

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Murdoch students awarded dream international scholarships

December 12th, 2017

Four Murdoch University students will travel to Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan and Indonesia in 2018 to gain new knowledge and capabilities after receiving federal scholarships.

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