Murdoch moves into new Executive Education Centre in Singapore

March 15, 2017

(L-R) Leon Choong, Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen and Associate Professor Peter Waring at the opening.

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, has officially opened Murdoch’s new Singapore Office at the colourful ceremony.

Several senior University leaders joined the Vice Chancellor at the event, including Deputy Vice Chancellor International, Professor Lyn Karstadt and Singapore Dean, Associate Professor Peter Waring in officially open our new office.

The ceremony had a celebratory feel featuring a traditional Lion Dance to bring good luck and prosperity to Murdoch in Singapore.

The new facility boasts a conference room to accommodate research seminars, workshops, public lectures, professional development and executive education. The centre will also host University social functions, especially Alumni events.

“We are thrilled to be moving into these sophisticated facilities, which are equipped to support our future growth plans in Singapore,” said Associate Professor Waring.

“Over the past five years, our Singapore campus has experienced strong growth in student numbers to the point Murdoch is now the largest foreign university in the city-state.”

The official office opening followed graduation ceremonies in Singapore over the weekend where over 500 graduates joined a growing alumni family in excess of 15,000.

 

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