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Good news story: Opening of MIT new flagship campus

Monday, October 31 2016

On Friday October 21, Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT) officially opened its flagship campus, ‘The Argus MIT Melbourne’ whilst simultaneously celebrating its 21st anniversary as an Australian Tertiary Education Provider.

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Federal Minister for Education and Training officially opened the Campus via video and congratulated MIT on its ‘role as a leader of Australia’s international education industry’ having contributed ‘21 years of educational excellence within Australia’. Senator Birmingham further stated that this ‘is a testament to the quality and integrity of the educational experience MIT offers its students’. He also congratulated MIT on the official opening of its world-class educational facility, ‘The Argus MIT’.

Joining the celebrations were dignitaries from various Consulate Generals including Mr Westmoreland Anak Edward Palon, Consul-General, Consulate-General of Malaysia (Vic), Mr Oldrin Ricardo Lawalata, Vice Consul, Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia (Vic), Dr George John Zbigniew Luk, Honorary Consul-General,  Consulate-General of the Republic of Poland (Vic), Mr Phil Honeywood, CEO of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), Ms Demmi Paris, Executive Officer of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET, Vic), Federation University staff, professional associations including Australian Computer Society (ACS), CPA Australia and the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI), sporting bodies including AFL Victoria and Cricket Victoria, MIT staff, alumni, and current students.

The Hon Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Dr Shesh Ghale (CEO, MIT) and Ms Jamuna Gurung (Managing Director, MIT), cutting the 21st Anniversary cake.


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