Mahidol and Macquarie University Centre for International Education (MCIE): ‘Alone we can do so little, Together we can do so much’
The signing ceremony was attended by H.E. Allan McKinnon, Australian Ambassador to Thailand, Prof. Bruce Dowton, VC and President of Macquarie University and Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, Acting President of Mahidol University, along with all deans and executives. All credits go to all MQ colleagues, MU Deans and Directors who have walked the talk together since September last year. We are indebted to H.E.Prof. Udom Kachintorn, Deputy Minister for Education and Ajahn Preecha Soontranan for heading the delegation to explore the possibility, VP Chuthamanee Suthisisang and VP Suwat Benjaponpitak for showing to our partner from the very beginning that Mahidol University is a trusted brand and we are ready to deliver. We are also grateful for the kind hospitality of Assoc. Prof. Chulathida Chomchai, M.D., Dean, MU International College, for allocating a co-shared space for MCIE. Also, more credits go to Watinee Kharnwong and Busarin Sinthunavarat from the Australian Embassy for their continuous support on this initiative as well as all MUIR team.