On 10th April 2019, Mahidol University executives led by Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., Acting President, welcomed His Excellency Mr. Allan McKinnon, Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, together with Prof. S Bruce Dowton, Vice-Chancellor and President of Macquarie University and his administrative members, to attend MoU signing ceremony for the establishment of Mahidol-Macquarie Centre for International Education (MCIE), which was held at Emeritus Prof. Natee Rakpolmuang Conference Room, 5th floor, Office of the President, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus.
To begin with, Prof. S Bruce Dowton, Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University, conveyed his appreciation and gave a special talk on “Strategic Partnership” to inaugurate the roadmap of initiatives under MCIE. Afterwards, H.E. Mr. Mckinnon, Australian Ambassador, provided congratulatory remarks for the successful collaboration in Higher Education between Thailand and Australia. The ceremony included with the MoU signatory session, proceeded by Prof. Mahaisavariya, President of Mahidol University, and Prof. Dowton, Vice-Chancellor and President of Macquarie University.