MTI CEO Hilmy Cader arrived in Perth to strengthen ties with the University of Western Australia (UWA), with the intention of jointly exploring opportunities in Sri Lanka for research and executive education.
UWA, which is ranked 91st in the world, appointed MTI as their Sri Lankan representative in 2016.
UWA pertains to be one of the strongest research intensive Universities in Australia. It successfully holds its place in the Group of eight (Go8) as one of Australia’s eight leading research universities.
UWA International Pro Vice-Chancellor Iain Watt stated: “We are excited to be working with MTI and for the potential opportunities that Sri Lankan students now have better access to. UWA offers a variety of courses, subjects and cutting edge research opportunities, all of which are highly acclaimed. The university and prospective Sri Lankan students, have much to benefit mutually, in both cultivating the rich culture of research, and allowing for a holistic education.”
“UWA is the ideal higher education destination for Sri Lankan students with an interest and passion for research. Undergraduate courses, specialized Masters, MBAs, Doctoral programmes, Executive Education and cutting-edge research are now accessible to students through MTI’s partnering with the World Top 100 University,” said MTI CEO Hilmy Cader.
UWA is a research intensive university offering 68 undergraduate majors and 180 postgraduate courses to 24,000 students representing over 100 countries. UWA is considered one of the leading universities in Australia in research and graduate employability and its distinguished alumni includes a Nobel Prize Laureate and a former Australian Prime Minister.