Tribhuvan University and Macquarie University, Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). With this Mou they aim to promote education and academic collaboration between these two prestigious universities.
TU Rector Professor Gunanidhi Nyaupane and Macquarie University Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof James KW Lee signed the MoU on behalf of their respective Universities on 11th August 2015.
Bal Mukunda Bhandari, executive director, Centre for International Relations of Tribhuvan University and Tanveer Shaheed, senior country manager of Macquarie University were present on the occasion.
According to the MoU, Tribhuvan University and Macquarie University will exchange students, officials, academic materials and information. The two universities will also conduct joint research activities and organise seminars, conferences, guest lecture series and hold academic meetings in the years to come.
Macquarie University is a research intensive University and home to some of the world’s most eminent researchers.
Tanveer Shaheed, senior country manager of Macquarie University said that as one of the leading international universities in the world,
Macquarie University has a great deal to offer to Nepalese institutions and prospective students. This MoU will initiate the beginning of deep and meaningful engagement in Nepal.
This MoU portrays the importance of building bilateral relations between these two countries with a focus on mutually beneficial outcomes in the higher education sector, a press release issued by Macquarie University said.