Webster University Thailand Hosts Australian Ambassador and Higher Ed Delegates

| July 30, 2014
Australian Ambassador James Wise with Ratish Thakur, rector of Webster University Thailand

Australian Ambassador James Wise with Ratish Thakur, rector of Webster University Thailand

HE Mr. James Wise, Mr. Ratish Thakur – Rector of Webster University Thailand, Mr. Samrat Ray Chaudhuri – Director, Webster University Thailand,  Mr. Simon Leunig – Dean of Curtin University, Mr. David Wood – Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice President of Curtin International and Mr. Robert Evans – Pro Vice-Chancellor of Curtin Singapore.

Webster Thailand representatives welcomed delegates from the Australian Trade Commission, Australian Department of Education, and representatives from Curtin University to discuss collaboration wth Australian universities.

Webster University Thailand welcomed Australian Ambassador James Wise, delegates from the Australian Trade Commission and Department of Education, and representatives from Curtin University at Webster’s new Bangkok Academic Center.

Curtin University is a leading Australian university with locations in Perth and Sydney and is considered the largest and most multicultural of western Australia’s universities, a trait for which Webster University is also well known for. Curtin  also has world renowned faculty areas in social sciences and management, engineering and technology, natural science and arts and humanities.

Among the objectives of the meeting was to learn more about the higher education sector in Thailand and Webster University, which is in a unique position to share market insights given its 15-year history in Thailand, where Webster offers undergraduate programs in management, media communications, international relations, psychology, computer science, animation, as well as graduate programs like the MBA and MA’s in international relation and media communications.

Overall, the meeting served as a platform to discuss opportunities  and increase collaboration between Webster University Thailand and Australian universities.

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